Headlines Tagged with Obit — 2,134 headlines found
He went to war against big tobacco and was instrumental in getting the clean indoor air policy passed in Oklahoma that eliminated smoking in restaurants and public buildings in 2003
Dec 31, 2017 Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jan 11, 2018 02:53
The cigar smoking teetotaller founded the China Club . . . He wrote a tribute to the National Health Service in the FT three weeks ago after being treated in hospital for a haemorrhaged ulcer.
Aug 31, 2017 Australian Financial Review (au)
added Aug 31, 2017 15:45
In 1985, many Cubans stopped smoking when Castro abandoned his ubiquitous cigars as part of a nationwide campaign against tobacco, which remains one of the island's principal exports.
Nov 28, 2016 AP - Associated Press
added Nov 29, 2016 03:36
A rousing applause welcomed the late Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago...succumbed to left lung cancer...health advocates expressed hope that her death would not be in vain. They reiterated their call for stricter measures to eliminate the threat of second
Oct 1, 2016 Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Oct 2, 2016 01:40
It was because of his vision that, in 2005, Corporate Accountability International established an office and region-wide presence in Latin America. In his early years on staff, Yul was an integral part of partnering with the governments of Uruguay, Colom
May 4, 2016 Corporate Accountability International
added Jun 6, 2016 13:05
She died of respiratory failure, her sister, Jill Diamond, said. Ms. Crystal had received treatment for lung cancer for several years.
Apr 2, 2016 New York Times
added Apr 3, 2016 13:47
Then Garagiola, as he often does, turned the conversation to his fight against the use of smokeless tobacco, and nobody laughed. "Here's the guy you should emulate," Garagiola said, his voice rising as he points to Mays... Emulate him, not some guy who ha
Mar 23, 2016 San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added Mar 23, 2016 22:17
Warning of the risk of cancer, he campaigned vigorously against the use of chewing tobacco.
Mar 23, 2016 New York Times
added Mar 23, 2016 21:49
The justice's many ailments, taken together, were "quite dangerous," said Dr. David Zich...said he would advise a patient with those conditions who was still smoking to stop smoking first and then lose weight. "Those are the main two things someone in hi
Feb 23, 2016 AP - Associated Press
added Feb 24, 2016 21:55
Guevara acknowledged that she pronounced Scalia dead by phone, without seeing his body. Instead, she spoke to law enforcement...and Scalia’s physician...who said that the 79-year-old justice suffered from a host of chronic conditions. “He was having hea
Feb 15, 2016 Washington Post
added Feb 15, 2016 14:03