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JAVITCH: How I Quit Smoking and Never Looked Back

Along with some eye-opening facts about nicotine addiction, Carr clarifies how cigarettes actually do nothing to enhance enjoyment in life, writing, “The whole business of smoking is like forcing yourself to wear tight shoes just to get the pleasure of t
Vogue
added Jan 9, 2017 01:57
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What Not to Eat: ‘The Case Against Sugar’

Comparing the dangers of inhaling cigarettes with chowing down on candy bars may sound like false equivalence, but Gary Taubes’s “The Case Against Sugar” will persuade you... documents showing that Big Sugar paid three Harvard scientists in the 1960s to p
New York Times
added Jan 2, 2017 16:17
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[Australia] Smoke Signals – a new book not to miss

His ninth book, Smoke Signals: Selected writing, will be launched tomorrow (Thursday) at the University of Sydney. It includes 71 essays selected from hundreds of opinion page articles, blogs, commentaries and editorials written between 1983 and 2016.
Croakey (au)
added Dec 2, 2016 05:47
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[Europe] The New Intellectual Property of Health / Beyond Plain Packaging

This book discusses how to balance the legitimate interests of governments to promote human health and the protection and enforcement of IP rights. It also further explores how to amend IP regimes with a view to encouraging companies to produce and market
Elgar Online (Edward Elgar Publishing)
added Oct 8, 2016 19:28
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David Kessler: ‘Capturing’ attention with a new theory of mind

his new book “Capture"...What do you mean that things like smoking and junk food can “capture” us? The theory of capture is composed of three elements: Something seizes our attention; it changes how we feel; [and] there’s a perception of a loss of contro
statnews.com
added Apr 25, 2016 14:52
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The Tarnish of the Golden Years / Donald Hall’s Frank Collection of Essays About Growing Older, Not Better

Hall plumbs the indignities, condescensions and terrors of advanced age, along with musings on beards (he has had three), women (two wives, many dalliances), smoking (cigars, Chesterfields, Kents, marijuana), poetry readings, rejection letters, old houses
New York Times
added Jan 19, 2015 17:45
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‘Removing the Emperor’s Clothes’ review: how Australia’s tobacco plain packaging laws were won

At its simplest, the story is one of the public good against commercial evil – governments and health authorities introducing an evidence-based measure in the face of ferocious opposition from a lethal and discredited, but still powerful industry. But th
Crikey (au)
added Jan 9, 2015 11:33
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Fictional Cult Hero Martin Muntor Takes on Cigarette Firms in Frank Freudberg's New Audiobook Thriller 'Find Virgil'

Muntor, a Philadelphia journalist who spent decades taking care of his body and mind, is driven over the edge by the death sentence of Stage 4 lung cancer. He invents an intricate scheme of retaliation against cigarette manufacturers and smokers. He'll s
BroadwayWorld.com
added Jun 4, 2014 09:51
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ARCHIVE: "Thoughts Without Cigarettes:" A memoir by Oscar Hijuelos

I tended, during periods of extended anxiety in my life, to take up smoking again; and since I'd had my first cigarettes as a kid growing up in Manhattan, and yet could remember quite calm periods in my life, when I never smoked at all, I began to write a
CBS
added Oct 20, 2013 11:24
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How IPCC Climate Reports Are Like The Surgeon General's Cigarette Warnings

Sometimes they even use the same people, as Naomi Oreskes and Erik Conway explain in their must-read book Merchants of Doubt: How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco Smoke to Global Warming Pollution.
Think Progress (blog)
added Aug 23, 2013 00:10
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