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Global car free day favours walking, bicycling and public transport

September 24th, 2012 by Environmental Transport Association

According to the Environmental Transport Association, the number of British towns supporting World Car Free Day has declined. World Car Free Day occurs annually on 22 September. It encourages motorists in over 1,000 towns around the globe to leave their cars at home in favour of walking, bicycling, and taking buses and trains. The Environmental […]

Non-smokers damage their memory when exposed to cigarette smoke

September 12th, 2012 by Northumbria University

Non-smokers who live with or spend time with smokers are damaging their memory, according to new research from Northumbria University. The findings, published in the paper “Exposure to second-hand smoke damages everyday prospective memory” in the online edition of the journal Addiction is the first study to explore the relationship between exposure to other people’s […]