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BAILEY: Elizabeth Whelan, Fierce Fighter Against Junk Science, Is Dead. - Hit & Run

Whelan had devoted her life to combatting the misinformation and disinformation that are all-too-often peddled by activist charlatans. I could count on her and ACSH to steer me right when reporting on public health, environmental, medical, and reg
Reason Magazine
added Sep 17, 2014 22:35

[Louisiana] Woman's funeral a 'last party' complete with beer and menthol cigarettes

A 53-year-old New Orleans woman was memorialized with a “last party” at her funeral this week, complete with beer, menthol cigarettes and a disco ball... At the funeral, Burbank was sitting at a table in a living room setting holding a menthol cigarette
FOX8 WGHP (High Point, NC)
added Jun 13, 2014 11:33

[Cuba, Russia] ‘I have a heart of steel’: Fidel Castro’s most memorable quotes

“I reached the conclusion long ago that the one last sacrifice I must make for [Cuban] public health is to stop smoking. I haven't really missed it that much,” 1985, upon announcing he had stopped smoking cigars.
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Nov 26, 2016 16:40

[Canada] Daniel Dion, Celine Dion's brother, dies of cancer

on Saturday after a battle with cancer...59...Celine Dion prepares for the funeral of her husband, René Angélil, who died...after a long battle with throat cancer....[Dion] was admitted...with cancer of the throat, tongue and brain.
added Jan 18, 2016 21:07

[UK] Cancer death caused by two cigarette a day habit

A RETIRED miner died 'traumatically' from lung cancer after smoking two cigarettes a day for 50 years, an inquest has heard. ... Mrs Bodell said her husband had smoked around two cigarettes a day and added: "He worked in four different collieries in a c
Burton Mail (uk)
added Oct 28, 2013 03:20

Dennis Farina, Detective in Life and TV, Dies at 69

His publicist, Lori De Waal ... said he had recently had a blood clot in his lung. ... “My personality was formed by Chicago,“ he told Cigar Aficionado magazine in 1999.
New York Times
added Jul 23, 2013 04:43

VIDEOS: Marlboro Man Darrell Hugh Winfield Dies At Age 85

appeared in numerous print and television advertisements from 1968 until the early 1980s. As discussed in his obituary, Winfield "remained loyal" to Leo Burnett/Philip Morris "from 1968 to the time of his death."
added Jan 15, 2015 13:12

[North Carolina] Woman in graphic anti-smoking ad dies from cancer

Terrie Hall died at a hospital in Winston-Salem, N.C., federal officials said. She was 53. "She was a public health hero," said Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which conducted the campaign. "She may well have
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 17, 2013 07:18

[Washington] Smoker who made death-bed plea against tobacco dies at age 53

Gallagher, who suffered from bronchitis and emphysema caused by his years as a 3-pack-a-day smoker, told friends and family that his dying wish was to convince other smokers to quit. On March 20, Gallagher asked a Daily News reporter and photographer to
Longview (WA) Daily News
added Apr 29, 2013 01:58

[Libya] Gaddafi’s son smoked before being killed

Zee News (in)
added Oct 22, 2011 00:00
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