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distracted driving up in teens
2014-06-13 05:36:48

The number of teenagers who smoke cigarettes is at a 22-year-low, but nearly half of all high school students report having texted or emailed while driving, according to a new US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study released Thursday.

2014-06-12 23:01:27

Craig Nabat, President of Freedom Laser Therapy, commends Warren Buffett for his decision not to make new investments in cigarette companies and offers $10,000 worth of the new Freedom Quit Smoking

2014-06-12 16:25:43

But More Must be Done to Further Drive Down Cigarette Smoking and Stubbornly High Rates of Cigar and Smokeless Tobacco Use WASHINGTON, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following

2014-06-10 08:29:09

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Results from a new multi-year initiative provide further evidence that a school prevention program called Botvin LifeSkills Training

2014-06-06 16:24:49

RONKONKOMA, N.Y., June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Clearette Electronic Cigarette Company is broadening their reach into the

2014-06-03 23:08:57

In the 20th century, COPD was considered a man's disease. Today, women account for more than half of all COPD deaths.

WHO Calls For Higher Taxes On Tobacco Products To Save Lives
2014-05-30 10:48:23

Ahead of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) conference, which is slated for later this year, the UN’s health arm is using World No Tobacco Day to call on countries to raise taxes on tobacco products.

Letter To WHO: Do Not Classify Electronic Smokes As Cigarettes
2014-05-29 10:18:58

More than 50 leading scientists from 15 countries have written a letter to the WHO’s Director-General, Margaret Chan, to reconsider its intention to classify e-cigarettes as the same as regular cigarettes.

2014-05-21 23:01:21

The e-cigarette study, conducted in collaboration with researchers from Poland, revealed that e-cigarette users may be exposed to increased levels of dangerous toxins, including carcinogenic compounds.

2014-05-21 16:27:30

Studies will explore tobacco cessation, smoke-free policies and secondhand smoke exposure MINNEAPOLIS, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, ClearWay Minnesota's Board of Directors approved five


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.