Month: March 2012

public affairs

Teens Targeted By Marketing Strategy Most smokers wish that they had never started their ugly habit. The nicotine and the additives such as ammonia make cigarettes extremely addictive and deadly. In fact, nicotine is more addictive than alcohol, cocaine and heroin. One of the reasons tobacco is so addictive is that about 4,000 chemicals have […]

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health and sustainability

Infectious Waste and Disease A group of small communities in central Washington may be facing a very big problem.¬†Doctors there are baffled by a¬†cluster of local cases involving a birth defect known as anencephaly, in which babies are born with parts of their brain or skull missing. A study released last year by the Centers […]

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