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Joe Garagiola, Whose Charm Outlived MLB Career, Dies at 90

He also led a long -- and, he said, frustrating -- campaign to discourage the use of smokeless tobacco, the dangers of which he would discuss with players on annual visits to teams during spring training.
Bloomberg News
added Mar 23, 2016 22:18
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What kind of cancer killed them? Obituaries for David Bowie and others don’t say.

Some relatives, though, say their loved ones would be embarrassed by disclosing which organ failed them, especially if the body part felt like too much information, or if it was the liver or lung, where cancers often originate because of smoking or drink
Washington Post
added Jan 31, 2016 23:37
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Did Mr Lee Kuan Yew create a Singapore in his own image?

Yew nagged and cajoled a nation into improving its social habits...By the 1960s, he was allergic to tobacco smoke. So smoking was banned in his office and the Cabinet room. In the 1970s, an anti-smoking campaign banned cigarette advertising in Singapore.
Straits Times (sg)
added Mar 24, 2015 06:17
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Elizabeth Whelan, Who Challenged Food Laws, Dies at 70

it has also argued for controls on handguns and tobacco sales...the council... has disparaged critics of smokeless tobacco... She wrote a total of 27 books. Several attacked the tobacco industry for lack of openness
New York Times
added Sep 17, 2014 22:16
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Elaine Stritch, Tart-Tongued Broadway Actress and Singer, Is Dead at 89

Plain-spoken, egalitarian, impatient with fools and foolishness, and admittedly fond of cigarettes, alcohol and late nights — she finally gave up smoking and drinking in her 60s, after learning she had diabetes
New York Times
added Jul 17, 2014 17:55
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[North Carolina] After surgery: Longtime smoker spreads her story

Terrie Hall, a former smoker and anti-smoking advocate, spoke to students at Allen Middle School in Greensboro in 2007.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 22, 2013 13:36
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[Africa, South Africa] Smoking Habit Should Be Part of Death Records

Recording the smoking habit on death registration forms is of great value, according to a case-control study from South Africa, the first — and to date only — country to follow this practice. In this analysis, published in the August 24 issue of the Lanc
Medical Tribune
added Aug 24, 2013 11:35
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[Africa, South Africa] Call for smoking status to be added to the Australian death certificate

A new report published today in the Lancet highlights how a simple yes/no question on smoking on the South African death registration form has led to new understandings around deaths caused by smoking that could be replicated globally. Lead author and c
Cancer Council of New South Wales (au)
added Aug 23, 2013 03:17
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[Indiana] Man Dies After Setting Himself On Fire While Smoking Pipe

An 86-year-old man from northwestern Indiana died after setting himself on fire while smoking a pipe, police said. Lowell Fire Department assistant chief Charles Scott says James Johnson suffered extensive burns in the Monday afternoon accident at a hom
WBIW 1340 AM (Bedford, IN)
added May 16, 2013 14:38
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Janos Starker, Master Cellist, Dies at 88

Opinion was but one area in which Mr. Starker allowed himself joyful immoderation; cigarettes and alcohol were others. He adored Scotch and by his own account consumed it with abandon. For much of his life he smoked 60 cigarettes a day, though in old age
New York Times
added Apr 30, 2013 05:35
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