A trend analysis by Pierce et al26 shows that smoking prevalence among adults and cigarette sales (primarily driven by adults) declined faster in California than in the rest of the USA. Although the mass media campaign was a significant component of the programme, many other factors could have contributed to this difference, especially the $0.25 tax increase that funded the programme. Such trend analyses are also limited by the fact that they cannot control for other non programme related trends that were unique to California and may have influenced smoking..
But the same ocean that connects all of Oceania also delivers plastic pollution. Our published research indicates that more than 100,000 tons of it are floating in the Pacific alone, much of it washing ashore far from its source. In 2017 researchers found a fishing crate on Rapa Nui (Easter Island) that had floated some 4,000 miles from its South Pacific origin..
Also known as The Great Doctor, this drama is a fusion of fantasy, history, and medical genre. It features the story of Yoo Eun soo, a 33 year old plastic surgeon in the year 2012 and her time travelling adventure in the past. She travels back in time to the Goryeo period (700 years in the past) afterGeneral Choi Younghe leader of the royal guard brought her from the present time.
Then there are moments like the time our youth group helped an older woman clean up her yard, which she had been unable to touch since her husband’s death. We went to her house grumbling, the way teenagers do when they have to get up early on a Saturday to do labor. But then we started to clean, and with every item taken away her face lit up a little more..
To get a rough measure of whether those exemptions for casinos actually hurt health, Glantz and a colleague scrutinized 13 years’ worth of ambulance call data from Colorado. In particular, they focused on Gilpin County the high country home to more than two dozen casinos within about three square miles. The researchers compared the number of calls for ambulances in the county before and after Colorado extended its workplace smoking bans to include casinos in 2008..
Two weeks ago in Chelsea, a man with a two way radio clipped to his shirt ordered pedestrians to put their hands on a wall and give him their wallets. Then he grabbed their cash, dumped the wallets, and drove away. Working with another man who had a badge hanging around his neck, the two robbed five people, Central American immigrants they believed would be too fearful to report the crimes, police say..