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Smokers Puff Same Amount Of Cigarettes Regardless Of Nicotine Levels
2014-08-25 03:38:04

University of Waterloo Cigarettes with very low levels of nicotine may reduce addiction without increasing exposure to toxic chemicals, according to a new study from the University of Waterloo. The study published in the journal Cancer Epidemiology monitored the smoking behaviors of 72 adults as they switched to three types of cigarettes with markedly reduced nicotine levels. Unlike when smokers switch between conventional cigarette brands—all of which have very similar levels of...

2014-07-20 23:02:39

WVE: Viral Always ad peddles products with toxic chemicals that may harm women's health. Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) July 20, 2014 Procter & Gamble has hit it big—21 million views so far—with its new “Like a Girl” ad promoting female empowerment and Always menstrual pads, but as far as one leading national women’s health organization is concerned, the company has missed the mark. “While it’s great to encourage girls to challenge stereotypes of what they can and can’t...

2014-07-14 12:23:16

Health and Environmental Advocates Gather Petitions Online and In Stores this Week WASHINGTON, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health advocates and Walgreens customers are joining together this week in calling on the nation's largest pharmacy chain to sell safer products. Today, they are launching a "Week of Action" to press Walgreens to respond to a campaign that asks the retailer to stop selling products ranging from cleaners, cosmetics, pet toys and household items that...

2014-06-27 19:13:14

University of California - San Francisco UCSF study finds most agree exposures can be reduced, but only half take patients' histories In the first national survey of U.S. obstetricians' attitudes towards counseling pregnant patients about environmental health hazards, nearly 80 percent agreed that physicians have a role to play in helping patients reduce their exposures, but only a small minority use their limited time with patients to discuss how they might avoid exposure to toxics,...

2014-03-18 23:33:45

Eco-friendly Company, Wild Mint, shares healthier ways families can clean and organize their home this spring. Plantation, FL (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 Wild Mint, an eco friendly, toxin free company that provides a one-stop shop for families to find safer, healthier products, is providing 5 simple tips for greening the home this spring. Many families take time to thoroughly clean and organize the house when the weather starts to get warm, but they may be using products with toxic chemicals...

2013-10-22 23:25:43

Agein.com, the Internet’s premier anti-aging web site focusing on anti-aging tips, news, and advice from some of the foremost experts in the industry, is congratulating both Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. and Target Corporation for announcing that they will be phasing out toxic chemicals in a number of products, including personal care and cosmetics. Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Agein.com, the Internet’s premier anti-aging web site focusing on anti-aging tips, news, and advice from some...

2013-10-05 23:03:51

Says Residents Are Older and May Have Weakened Immune Systems That Make Them More Vulnerable to Traditional Disinfectants Than the General Public Vernon Hills, IL (PRWEB) October 05, 2013 LadybugSteamCleaners.com, a globally leader in the vapor steam cleaning industry that has set out to change the way people clean, today announced that it aims to actively market the Ladybug Tekno 2350 steam vapor sanitization system to nursing homes and assisted living facilities. According to V. K....


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'