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David Tang, bon vivant and Financial Times columnist, dies aged 63

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.
Australian Financial Review (au)
added Aug 31, 2017 15:45
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[Caribbean] From milk to lightbulbs, Fidel Castro reshaped life in Cuba

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.
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 29, 2016 03:36
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Miriam mourned, cheered at wake

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
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Oct 2, 2016 01:40
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[Latin America] PATTI LYNN: CELEBRATING YUL FRANCISCO DORADO, A DETERMINED VISIONARY

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
Corporate Accountability International
added Jun 6, 2016 13:05
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[New York] Coca Crystal, Avatar of Counterculture, Dies at 68

She died of respiratory failure, her sister, Jill Diamond, said. Ms. Crystal had received treatment for lung cancer for several years.
New York Times
added Apr 3, 2016 13:47
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[California] Remembering Joe Garagiola hanging with Willie Mays in Giants’ clubhouse

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
San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added Mar 23, 2016 22:17
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Joe Garagiola, Baseball Player Who Became a Broadcasting Star, Dies at 90

Warning of the risk of cancer, he campaigned vigorously against the use of chewing tobacco.
New York Times
added Mar 23, 2016 21:49
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Scalia suffered from many health problems

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
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 24, 2016 21:55
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The death of Antonin Scalia: Chaos, confusion and conflicting reports

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
Washington Post
added Feb 15, 2016 14:03
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[UK] David Bowie planned his end as he lived – on his own terms, blazing a trail

Bowie had every right to protect the privacy of his final days, and if the reports are true that his terminal liver cancer began in his lungs (a common path for lung cancer), this was likely a second round.
Comment is Free (The Guardian, UK)
added Jan 28, 2016 03:15
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