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TC Tso, USDA tobacco scientist

T.C. Tso, 95, a senior research scientist and tobacco expert with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, died April 9 of heart disease at his home in Silver Spring. ... After retiring from the Department of Agriculture in 1984, Dr. Tso worked as an indepen
Washington Post
added Apr 26, 2013 06:09

[New York] Artist dies in E. Village fire

died in a fiery apartment blaze sparked by smoking in bed, a police source said yesterday. Mary Lincoln Bonnell, 84, had showcased her prodigious work in SoHo galleries.
New York Post
added Apr 18, 2013 20:49

DAYNARD: Stubbing Out Cigarettes for Good

This provides an opportunity for states, counties and cities to adopt the Smokefree Generation, a proposal by A. J. Berrick, a mathematics professor in Singapore. The idea is simple: no one born in or after 2000 can ever be sold cigarettes.
New York Times
added Mar 4, 2013 05:31

CHAPMAN: With a little help from his friends ... Joe Cocker's early death

pulled carcinogenic smoke deep into his lungs 3.39 million times. And that’s saying nothing of the smoke-filled venues ... It takes about six minutes to smoke a cigarette. So at 30 a day, Cocker would have been smoking for three hours each day, a cumulati
The Conversation (au)
added Jan 6, 2015 15:26

[Texas] Kidd Kraddick, RIP: Smoking may have led to heart disease, Dallas cardiologist says | Health Blog

Everyone is reeling at the sudden death of beloved Dallas radio personality Kidd Kraddick at 53, including Dr. Jeffrey Schussler, an interventional cardiologist at Baylor Heart and Vascular Hospital at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas and profe
Dallas Morning News blogs
added Jul 30, 2013 04:51

Legacy Remembers C. Everett Koop - A True Leader and Hero in Public Health

At Legacy, we looked up to him for being a pioneer in tobacco control - educating the nation about the dangers of the addictiveness of nicotine in cigarettes and the impact of secondhand smoke.
American Legacy Foundation
added Mar 21, 2013 10:42

Hugo Chavez, Venezuela's polarizing leader, dies at 58

he had been treated for complications arising from his long struggle with cancer. ... his aides did reveal that he smoked cigarettes in private
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added Mar 6, 2013 01:51

C. Everett Koop, the Nation’s Doctor, Was a Giant in the Fight Against Tobacco

All of us at the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids are deeply saddened ... His legacy is the global battle that continues today to create a future free of the death and disease caused by tobacco.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 28, 2013 04:21

LETTER: In wake of Jack Klugman's death, celebrities ought to warn against smoking

More celebrities should take a note from Klugman and share their personal smoking experiences. Maybe then tobacco control programming could gain mass appeal, informing more people, our children especially, of smoking related health risks.
Staten Island (NY) Advance
added Dec 28, 2012 20:03

a blog on gene borio courtesy of virgil kleinfelter

The Smoker`s Club, Inc. International
added Jun 23, 2010 00:00
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