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Smoking, Drinking, Drugs: The Younger They Start, The Harder It Is To Quit
Youngsters who experiment with tobacco, alcohol or drugs at an early age are less likely to quit than those who start later.
El Niño Forecasting Model Could Save Millions In Energy Costs
A computerized forecasting model designed to predict more accurately the financial impact of El Nino weather patterns could save millions of dollars in energy costs in affected countries, including the United States, says a University of Florida professor who helped create the model.
In Minnesota, Wisconsin, New York, Vermont And Parts Of Canada: Why Are The Frogs Malformed? -- Parasites, Pesticides And/Or UV?
A workshop on Strategies for Assessing the Implications of Malformed Frogs for Environmental Health will be held Dec.

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