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Reset Australia is demanding greater data protections for teenagers after it uncovered a Facebook loophole that allows teenagers to be profiled and targeted with advertising based on a range of age inappropriate interests, such as alcohol, smoking, gambling, and extreme weight loss.

Published in Home Tech

Twitter user @briannaolivas_ has posted a video of her iPhone 7 Plus with smoke coming out of the left hand side, with Apple to investigate.

Published in Home Tech
Friday, 09 July 2010 23:57

CDC finds unfavorable trend in teen smoking

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) article, from July 9, 2010, shows that 19.5% of high school students use cigarettes. The decline in the percentage of teen smokers was found to be slowing or leveling off over recent years.


Published in Health

According to a U.S. study from the University of Rochester, the majority of children living in apartments were exposed to smoke even though they did not live with smokers. The cigarette smoke from other tenants came through the walls and venting system in the form of secondhand smoke.


Published in Health

The Food and Drug Administration has been given the authority to regulate tobacco sales in the United States, especially among our vulnerable young. Now, we need to make sure this law is enforced so future generations do not die prematurely due to smoking-related diseases and cancers.


Published in UNI-verse
Monday, 08 February 2010 03:15

Soy men have less risk from lung cancer

According to new Japanese research, men who ate large amounts of soy foods and, of course, did not smoke are at less risk of getting lung cancer. So, eat that soy and put out those cigarettes!

Published in Health
According to New York researchers in the United States, obesity is becoming more of a problem to people’s quality of life as more people eat larger amounts of food, and smoking is becoming less of a problem as fewer people smoke. Consequently, they claim obesity is equal to, or worse than, smoking in its negative impact on one's quality of life.

Published in Health
Saturday, 21 November 2009 20:20

CDC disappointed as smoking increases in U.S.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that the rate of cigarette smoking in the United States increased in 2008, the first time in fifteen years.

Published in Health
Wednesday, 23 September 2009 18:37

Can't live healthy? Men lose 10 years or more!

According to a United Kingdom study of thousands of civil servants, middle-aged males who smoke, have high blood pressure, and high cholesterol levels are more likely to die ten years earlier than their healthier male counterparts. It gets worse when more risk factors are added!

Published in Health
Saturday, 25 July 2009 18:40

NJOY refutes FDA's claim about E-cigarettes

The Njoy company has issued a news release stating that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's analysis concerning its E-cigarette contains "omissions" and "scientific inconsistencies." Njoy is having an independent third party analysis performed on the FDA study.

Published in Health
Wednesday, 18 March 2009 19:19

Simply: More fat means less life

The more you weigh the fewer years you will live, according to a large research study performed in the United Kingdom on nearly 900,000 adults. Specifically, according to this study, if you are severely obese your life expectancy is reduced by 10 years on average—yes, TEN YEARS!

Published in Health
Thursday, 05 March 2009 21:30

FDA could soon regulate tobacco in U.S.

The U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee approved a bill to give the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) the power to regulate the tobacco industry. Health groups support the bill, while tobacco companies don't. The bill now goes to Congress for a vote.

Published in Health
Tuesday, 10 February 2009 20:24

Cats and dogs are hurt by tobacco smoking, too

According to a U.S. study concerning second-hand smoke and pet health, researchers at the Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, Michigan found that pets are also harmed when they are in the same room as smokers. If you are unwilling to quit for your own health, how about for the health of your own pets who are innocent bystanders to your dangerous habit?

Published in Health
Tuesday, 10 February 2009 19:01

Mother's smoking may produce anti-social children

What could be called "fourth-hand smoke," U.K. researchers find for the first time a link between the tobacco smoking of women during pregnancy and their children who are more likely to behave in anti-social manners.

Published in Health
Thursday, 22 January 2009 19:05

Got cancer? Only 44% quit smoking when told

A West Virginia-led study of smoking behavior found that only 44% of people quit their tobacco habit when diagnosed with cancer. Continuing to smoke after being diagnosed with a tobacco-related cancer hinders the effectiveness of the treatment.

Published in Health
On January 11, 1964, the U.S. Surgeon General announced the results of a comprehensive study on the health effects of cigarette smoking. The official warning, made forty-five years ago, stated that “Cigarette smoking is a health hazard….”

Published in Health
According to a large Chinese-American study, smoking is a "major risk factor for mortality" in China. The Chinese government is quickly developing into a major industrialized country in the world but, unfortunately, its citizens are picking up bad smoking habits from other countries.

Published in Health
Saturday, 20 December 2008 21:51

Lung cancer smokes breast cancer in Australian women

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare reports that lung cancer, for the first time, will kill more Australian women than breast cancer because women are smoking more than men.

Published in Health
Ah, Linux! Is there anything it does that can't also be done with Windows? Linux is a great Windows alternative, but with hundreds of millions more Windows users and thus a much larger potential user base, there’s no need to change entire operating systems to do simple stuff like surf the Internet, write documents and calculate taxes. And hey, Windows can ALSO help you to look after your health and well-being, including getting you off cigarettes and avoiding repetitive strain injury.
Published in Fuzzy Logic
Ah, Linux! Is there anything it can't do? Not only can you surf the Internet, write documents and calculate taxes, here's how Linux also wants to look after your health and well-being, including getting you off cigarettes and avoiding repetitive strain injury.
Published in The Linux Distillery
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