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  • n. Plural form of nonsmoker.

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Examples

  • Taggart reports that radon is the No. 1 cause of lung cancer in nonsmokers, which is true.

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  • Subjects were classified as nonsmokers, former, or current smokers.

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  • The EPA also estimates that exposure to secondhand smoke causes approximately 3,000 lung cancer deaths per year in nonsmokers which is realty alarming situation as the statistics show.

    Effects of Secondhand Smoke on Children's Health

  • Those claiming debilitating respiratory diseases, such as nonsmokers who contracted severe asthma within seven months of exposure to the smoke and airborne debris from the attack, may get $800,000 to $1.05 million, Captive Insurance said in a news release.

    Bloomberg

  • To make their findings, Dr. Crystal and his collaborators tested 121 people from three different categories: "nonsmokers" "active smokers" and "low exposure smokers" The researchers tested urine levels of nicotine and cotinine - markers of cigarette smoking within the body - to determine each participant's category.

    WebWire | Recent Headlines

  • Those claiming debilitating respiratory diseases, such as nonsmokers who contracted severe asthma within seven months of exposure to the smoke and airborne debris from the attack, may get $800,000 to $1.05 million, Captive Insurance said in the statement.

    BusinessWeek.com --

  • If you administer a survey that asks, at the top, "Are you a smoker or a nonsmoker?" and, at the bottom, "Which brand of cigarettes do you smoke?" you'll find that a surprisingly high number of "nonsmokers" prefer Marlboros.

    The Register's Daily Blog

  • In fact, women who smoked after menopause appeared to have a decreased risk of breast cancer compared with nonsmokers.

    Smoking & Cancer: Now A Risk To Your Breasts?

  • In a small study presented at the American Association for Cancer Research this year, scientists examined hundreds of chemicals in the blood and urine from nine smokers and 10 nonsmokers.

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  • Smoking: Young adult smokers have more trouble hearing extra-high frequencies than nonsmokers, according to a small study in Toxicology and Industrial Health.

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