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Researchers lead by Boston’s MassGeneral Hospital for Children used a new term ('third-hand smoke') for the lingering effects of tobacco smoke that contaminates carpets, drapes, clothing, and other materials after the smoke itself has disappeared. As a hospital for children, doctors and staff at MassGeneral are troubled by the dangers of 'third-hand' smoke to the health of all children.

Published in Health
Saturday, 04 October 2008 18:59

Women smokers more likely to be depressed

A ten-year Australian study finds that women in Australia who smoke more than twenty cigarettes per day, as compared to non-smokers, are more likely to have major depression.

Published in Health
The World Health Organization (WHO) declared on Friday, September 19, 2008, that companies marketing electronic cigarettes as safe and effective ways to stop smoking (anti-smoking therapies) should stop making such claims. WHO also wants them to stop using its name and logo.

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