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Category Archives: Health
“I am Ebola,” he said, extending his hand with rather too much confidence, as if this was a job interview instead of a date. She hardly had time to sit down before he continued: “I am currently the most feared virus in the … Continue reading
“You can’t smoke in here! This is a hospital” the nurse snapped at me, although I hadn’t even lit the cigar. “And?” I asked. “You don’t seem to have read ‘The Magic Mountain’?” The gruff reply “We have a strict anti-smoking … Continue reading
There are three objectives to a breakfast: read the newspaper wake up properly gather energy for the day Because I haven’t found any international newspapers yet in my small town in Romania, we shall focus on the two latter aspects. … Continue reading
Everyone knows that tobacco products are potentially dangerous, nobody is forced to smoke, and after the wide-ranging smoking bans in public places, there is hardly any harm caused to third parties. Yet, some countries require that shocking warning pictures be printed on … Continue reading
1493 refers to the year after Christopher Columbus “discovered” America and as the second part of the title suggests, the book describes how Europe’s discovery of the Americas revolutionized trade, ecology and life on earth. That sounds like an enormous … Continue reading
Around 1774, the former Chinese provincial governor Lu Yao provided a set of smoking rules in his book Yan Pu (Smoking Manual). In great detail he addressed the question of when to smoke (and when not to): Do smoke: after … Continue reading
I discovered this rather selective smoking ban in a deserted village on the island of Caprera off Sardinia.