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Secondhand smoke hazardous to hookah bar workers

Workers at New York City hookah bars are inhaling hazardous levels of carbon monoxide and nicotine while at work, signaling yet another breach by their employers of New York City's anti-smoking bylaws.

Jan 25, 2016
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The decades-long quest to cure cancer

US President Barack Obama's announcement of a "moonshot" bid to cure cancer, continues a centuries-long quest to defeat a disease which kills over eight million people every year.

Jan 13, 2016
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