BBC News: Health – Shisha ‘as harmful as cigarettes’

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Smoking a shisha pipe is as bad for people as smoking tobacco, the Department of Health and the Tobacco Control Collaborating Centre has found. People who smoke shisha, or herbal tobacco, can suffer from high carbon monoxide levels, its research revealed. It found one session of smoking shisha resulted in carbon monoxide levels at least four to five times higher than the amount produced by one cigarette. High levels of carbon monoxide can lead to brain damage and unconsciousness. Shisha is a water-pipe, popular in many Arab countries, in which fruit-scented tobacco is burnt using coal, passed through an ornate water vessel and inhaled through a hose. The Department of Health said it was difficult to know exactly how much carbon monoxide one cigarette produced, due to the differences in…
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CentOS yum update missing dependency error

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If you are using [sourcecode lang="plain"]yum update[/sourcecode] on CentOS and getting the following errors Missing Dependency: /usr/lib/python2.4 is needed by package libxml2-python-2.6.26-2.1.2.7.i386 (installed) gamin-python-0.1.7-8.el5.i386 from installed has depsolving problems Missing Dependency: /usr/lib/python2.4 is needed by package gamin-python-0.1.7-8.el5.i386 (installed) Error: Missing Dependency: /usr/lib/python2.4 is needed by package libxml2-python-2.6.26-2.1.2.7.i386 (installed) Error: Missing Dependency: /usr/lib/python2.4 is needed by package gamin-python-0.1.7-8.el5.i386 (installed) Don't panic, the solution is simple ... just run the following command [sourcecode lang="plain"]yum clean all[/sourcecode] Then do [sourcecode lang="plain"]yum update[/sourcecode]
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