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Expect better vaccines to quit smoking

May 10th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 10 (IANS) If researchers could figure out why some smokers are more addicted to nicotine than others, they could work out a way to halt this addiction. Pradeep K. Garg ... Read more...

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Smoking costs America $101 bn annually in health care

March 10th, 2009 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 10 (IANS) Though use of tobacco is declining in the US compared to developing countries, the habit still costs the country more than $101 billion in health care. "Annual healthcare costs, ... Read more...

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Symantec to release disaster recovery survey findings

September 8th, 2008 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Sep 8 (IANS) Security, storage and systems management solutions provider Symantec will release its latest findings on disaster recovery here Tuesday, a top official said Monday."The global survey delves into threats ... Read more...

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$1 billion and 800 lives can be saved annually with targeted alcohol abuse policy

June 12th, 2008 - 7:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 12 (ANI): A new study from Canada has revealed that targeted intervention and policy initiatives can significantly lower the economic burden of alcohol abuse.During the study, the team led ... Read more...

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