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Angela Raiola, Reality TV Star Known as ‘Big Ang,’ Dies

Tuesday in an appearance on the “Dr. Oz” show, in which she revealed that she had Stage 4 lung and brain cancer. She said that doctors were positive smoking had caused ...“I was smoking for 40 years...whoever smokes should quit, and if they didn’t start,
New York Times
added Feb 18, 2016 15:18

[UK] David Bowie cremated in secret with no loved ones present

The music and fashion icon, known for hits such as Space Oddity and Let’s Dance, died earlier this week after an 18-month battle with lung cancer...Bowie poses for a portrait smoking a cigarette to promote the release of his Hunky Dory albumn in 1971
Daily Star (uk)
added Jan 31, 2016 23:45

[UK] Obituary: Alan Rickman

His father died of lung cancer when he was just eight years old, leaving his mother to seek out work to feed her family.
BBC Online
added Jan 14, 2016 21:33

Fans 'shattered' by Starman’s death

It was confirmed last night the legendary musician - singer of Space Oddity and creator of Ziggy Stardust - had died of lung cancer, aged 69.‘
Otago Daily Times (nz)
added Jan 11, 2016 17:17

[Asia] Poster girl of India’s anti-tobacco campaign Sunita Tomar dies at 28

she wrote: “Recently Dilip Gandhi chairman of a Parliamentary panel wrote to the Health Ministry asking for the notification on bigger tobacco pack warnings to be kept in abeyance. I was shocked that people in such high posts can be so irresponsible. Bigg
Indian Express (in)
added Apr 1, 2015 10:58

The Disease That Killed "Spock": Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

It’s also a massive global problem. In 2012, six percent of all deaths around the world were attributed to COPD – equivalent to more than 3 million deaths. More than 90 percent of those deaths occurred in low or middle-income countries
Scientific American
added Feb 28, 2015 10:59

VIDEO: Leonard Nimoy's final interview: Star spoke out to warn his fans of the dangers of smoking

Leonard recalled the difference in attitude towards smoking in his youth, and how it was seen as a harmless thing to do back then. "It was something that was part of my life, part of my culture," he said. "It was cool to light a cigarette."
The Mirror (uk)
added Feb 28, 2015 10:46

British Singer Joe Cocker Dies of Lung Cancer

Joe Cocker, the raspy-voiced British singer known for his frenzied cover of "With a Little Help From My Friends," the teary ballad "You Are So Beautiful" and a contorted performing style uncannily parodied by John Belushi on "Saturday Night Live," has di
ABC News
added Dec 22, 2014 18:54

[Australia] Vale Dr Nigel Gray, AO

Dr Gray, the Director of the Cancer Council of Victoria from 1968 until 1995, and President of the Union for International Cancer Control... His groundbreaking work laid the foundation for the modern tobacco control movement.
The Cancer Council Victoria (au)
added Dec 20, 2014 20:35

[Asia, India] Smoking led to British national's death

The British national, whose body was found on Howrah-Delhi railway track two days ago, was suffering from depression and addicted to cigarettes and probably died while trying to open the train's door for smoking, police said today.
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Nov 2, 2014 10:21
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