Archive: 16/07/2009

Is a society with smokers profitable?

France's latest rise in the indirect taxation on tobacco and alcohol took place in June. The most popular brand of cigarettes went up in price from 3.10 euros to 3.30 euros per packet. Are these taxes a form of dissuasion ...

dateJul 16, 2009 in Health
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Nokia posts 66 pct fall in Q2 profits, shares drop

(AP) -- The world's top cell phone maker, Nokia Corp., on Thursday said second-quarter earnings fell 66 percent as the global recession sapped demand. The company scrapped its target to gain market share this year and its ...

dateJul 16, 2009 in Business
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Active video games a good alternative for kids

Scientists at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center have found that playing active video games can be as effective for children as moderate exercise. The findings appear this week in the journal Pediatrics from ...

dateJul 16, 2009 in Health
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