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[UK] Masculine boys and feminine girls more likely to get cancer

"Girly" girls and macho teenage boys put themselves at greater risk of cancer because they are more likely to use sunbeds or smoke, warns a new study. Researchers found the most feminine teenage girls used tanning beds more often and are more likely not
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Apr 17, 2014 14:07
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Cigarette Smoking Increases Complications Following Fracture: A Systematic Review

Conclusions: Smoking significantly increased the risk of nonunion of fractures overall, tibial fractures, and open fractures. Nonsignificant trends toward increased time to union in all fractures and toward increased postoperative rates of superficial a
Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery
added Apr 17, 2014 14:05
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[Europe, UK, USA] E-cigarettes: no smoke without fear ($$)

E-cigarettes are big business. How did they start? How do they work? And what is big tobacco doing to protect its market share?
Financial Times (uk)
added Apr 17, 2014 10:20
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[West Virginia] Community Voiced Opinions About Proposed Smoking Ban

Berkeley County residents and business owners voiced their opinions on the county's proposed clean air ordnance Wednesday evening. "We're against smoking in the workplace and public areas because it harms people and affects the heath of everyone around t
WHAG-TV NBC25 - Your4State.com (Hagerstown, MD)
added Apr 17, 2014 10:14
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[California] Smoke-free the way to be

California Health Collaborative’s Smoke Free North State program launched the Smoke Free Entryway MVP Competition in Chico at the beginning of April. Local businesses can take pictures of their storefronts to show that they’re making an effort to stay sm
Chico (CA) News & Review
added Apr 17, 2014 10:11
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EDITORIAL: China and the Toll of Smoking

put explicit, disturbing photos of the harmful effects of smoking on cigarette packages — blackened lungs, oral cancer sores and the like. This has been effective in other countries, and it will be more so in China, because most Chinese smokers are unawar
New York Times
added Apr 17, 2014 09:57
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[Vermont] Smoking ban creates opposition

The University is going tobacco-free in an attempt to create a “healthier” environment for students, according to their website. The goal is also to “protect” both smokers and non-smokers from the various health risks that both first and second hand smok
Vermont Cynic (University of Vermont)
added Apr 17, 2014 04:34
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Philip Morris (NYSE:PM) Struggled Again In The First Quarter As A rising Dollar And Global Regulations Hit Profits

Global tobacco firm Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM), which reports before the market opens on Thursday, is expected to report declining profit again in the first quarter as a strong U.S. dollar weighs on the firm.
International Business Times
added Apr 17, 2014 04:33
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Universal Corporation Announces New Business to Produce Innovative Food Ingredients

its new subsidiary, Carolina Innovative Food Ingredients, Inc. The new business will utilize advanced technology to produce high quality food grade dehydrated and juiced fruit and vegetable products. Initially the business will focus upon value added ingr
PR Newswire
added Apr 17, 2014 04:28
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E-Cigarettes, Momentum to Legalize Marijuana Could Revive Tobacco Industry, According to The Boston Company Asset Management

E-cigarettes and growing momentum to legalize marijuana in the United States could dramatically revive growth for major tobacco companies, which have not introduced a major new product since light cigarettes in 1970, according to The Boston Company Asset
PR Newswire
added Apr 17, 2014 04:26
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