breath \ 'breth\ n [ME breth]
a. the air taken into or expelled from the lungs. (I was gasping for breath.) b. an inhalation or exhalation of air from the lungs. (She drew in a quick breath.) c. (archaic) the power of breathing; life. d. SPIRIT, ANIMATION— synonyms: life, life force; in one breath : almost simultaneously

Posts tagged "premature deaths"
A Lung Cancer Death Remembered

A Lung Cancer Death Remembered

Ten years ago on August 7th, 2005 news anchor Peter Jennings lost his life to lung cancer a the age of 66. A self-made man, he dropped out of high school and eventually became one of the most successful journalists, foreign correspondent and newspersons in the history of the United States. He served as anchor...
The King's Air is a Royal Killer

The King’s Air is a Royal Killer

In an attempt to quantify the effects on people inhaling nitrogen dioxide (NO2), a toxic and common pollutant, a study was commissioned by the Greater London Authority and Transport and conducted by researchers at King’s College London. Through a haze of toxic air, the study reveled that nearly 9,500 people die early each year in...