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Hookah Smoking Increasingly Popular
2013-09-09 11:25:43

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While habitual cigarette smoking appears to be headed for a long, slow demise, teens and young adults are increasingly embracing the practice of smoking tobacco through a hookah or water pipe. If you live in any urban area in the US, you've probably seen evidence of this trend in the growing number of ‘hookah bars’ popping up. New research being presented at the 246th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical...

Old Smokers Still Die Earlier Than Non-Smokers
2013-09-02 09:31:00

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online That some smokers end up outliving their non-smoking peers has long been a preferred argument by those who choose to ignore all health warnings and light up every day. Now, a new study presented this week at the European Society of Cardiology Congress 2013 has found even those smokers who live to be 70 could have lived four years longer if they had just snuffed the habit in their earlier years. Though this result makes sense, given...

Menthols On The Rise With The Young
2013-08-30 14:25:42

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While bans on cigarette smoking are more widespread than ever, and taxes on tobacco products continue to rise, young adults are embracing mentholated cigarettes more than ever, according to a new study in the journal Tobacco Control. “Our findings indicate that youth are heavy consumers of mentholated cigarettes, and that overall menthol cigarette smoking has either remained constant or increased in all three age groups we studied,...


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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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