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Now a helpline to quit tobacco

May 29th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Quitting tobacco could become easier from this May 31 on 'World No Tobacco Day' with a prominent tobacco cessation company Nicorette starting a helpline ... Read more...

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UN warns Asia of foot-and-mouth disease

January 28th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- The United Nations on Friday warned veterinary and border authorities in Asia of the major outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease in South Korea.The United Nations Food and Agriculture ... Read more...

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Student attacks not racial Indian journalists on funded trip say

June 28th, 2009 - 6:43 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
A group of seven journalists from India on an Australian government funded trip have said they do not believe recent attacks on Indian students were racially motivated.The move is the latest damage ... Read more...

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Smokeless tobacco may not help smokers quit

February 16th, 2009 - 7:13 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 16 (Xinhua) Smokeless tobacco does not increase smokers' quit rates, according to a new study by US researchers.Previous researches showed that many smokers in Sweden try to quit smoking ... Read more...

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Smokeless tobacco may not help smokers kick the butt

January 27th, 2009 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 27 (ANI): A new study has cast doubt on the proposal to promote smokeless tobacco as a safer alternative to cigarettes.Previous studies of smokers in Sweden have suggested that ... Read more...

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24 sailors treated after fire on US aircraft carrier

May 24th, 2008 - 5:42 am ICT by admin
DPA Washington, May 24 (DPA) A nuclear powered US aircraft carrier caught fire while sailing in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of South America that left 24 sailors in need of medical ... Read more...

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Fish in US lake undergo rapid reverse evolution

May 16th, 2008 - 4:43 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 16 (ANI): A new study has found that nature can sometimes witness a rapid reverse evolution, with the prime example being a little fish called the threespine stickleback in ... Read more...

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