Headlines Tagged with History — 4,815 headlines found
[Australia] CHAPMAN: Why did you get into this work? An essay on public health leadership and ongoing battles
The common thread in all of these issues are the efforts of industries, lobby groups and determined, often obsessed individuals to thwart evidence-based public health policy and practice which threatens these industries or the cult-like belief systems of
Sep 23, 2018 Croakey (au)
added Sep 26, 2018 02:31
Some of us will doff our hats at an age in which the cigarette was elegance, then edge, then transgression. And some of us will bow our heads to the time when we were young, and thought ourselves immortal.
Sep 24, 2018 The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 25, 2018 15:27
Last week the News and Tribune featured an article by Elizabeth DePompei about a local pipe smoking champion. The piece evoked memories of my own pipe smoking days, and my experiences with tobacco...simply to call the national quit line (1-800-QUIT-NOW)
Sep 20, 2018 News-Tribune.net (The Online Edition of the New Albany Tribune and Jeffersonville (IN) Evening News)
added Sep 21, 2018 13:45
in a world where historically unravelling the tobacco lobby’s intentions has been a game of smoke and mirrors, a healthy dose of scepticism about its methods may be expected, particularly in light of the organisation’s refusal to share its full methodolog
Sep 20, 2018 Bhekisisa (za)
added Sep 20, 2018 11:43
To the modern-day reader, the pitching of cigarettes as healthy (even to youth and pregnant moms) and the use of doctors’ endorsements may appear horrifying. Yet before 1950, there wasn’t good evidence showing that cigarette smoking was bad for you.
Sep 13, 2018 The History Channel (A&E Television Networks)
added Sep 17, 2018 17:00
In the 1980s, Big Tobacco and other corporations that faced class action lawsuits over dangerous products launched the tort reform movement... The Koch brothers, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and health care interests joined in the push for limiting lawsu
Sep 12, 2018 Facing South (The Institute for Southern Studies)
added Sep 13, 2018 14:06
[UK] MI5 tested Churchill's beloved cigars on MICE to make sure they hadn't been poisoned by Nazi spies
The Prime Minister, famous for his smoking habit, often received cigars from well-wishers while he was fighting the war. This meant it would be 'too easy' for a cigar to be coated in cyanide or another toxic substance, security services believed.
Sep 9, 2018 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 9, 2018 20:43
[UK] I felt so proud of you - now all is gone': Revealed in a new book, the intensely emotional letters between a schoolboy Winston Churchill and his exasperated (and brutally candid) mother
Darling Winston, I hope you will try & not smoke. If only you know how foolish & silly you look doing it you wd give up, at least for a few years.... My Dear Mummy, I will leave off smoking at any rate for 6 mths because I think you are right.
Sep 8, 2018 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 9, 2018 20:42
[California] Obama told a story at an Anaheim rally about how he once got kicked out of Disneyland for smoking cigarettes on the gondolas
"I'm ashamed to say this, so close your ears young people, but a few of us were smoking on the gondolas," Obama said as the crowd laughed and whistled. "These were cigarettes, people. Terrible thing, but I'm a teenager, I'm rebellious."
Sep 9, 2018 Business Insider
added Sep 9, 2018 16:57
research found dramatic reductions in second-hand smoke exposure since 1998 and evidence of continuing improvements in the decade after the smoking ban which came into force on 26 March 2006. At present 21 per cent of adults in Scotland are smokers and ra
Sep 3, 2018 The Scotsman (uk)
added Sep 4, 2018 22:22