Smokers in Great Britain are being told to quit or be refused surgery under a new UK health rule based on a study that shows heavy smokers are a complete waste of time to operate on. The Polar Ice caps continue to melt and people continue to buy large SUVs, if this keeps up the American Boat Association predicts a 10 fold in Boat sales in the near future, and the G8 summit in Germany reports that global warming is a lot worse than we think. Also are wireless internet microwaves good for us? Jenn helps answer that question on this Epidemic News cast.