Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with Obit 2,134 headlines found

10 Views

Motorhead frontman, bassist 'Lemmy' dead at 70

after recently being diagnosed with an aggressive cancer...In 2013, the band canceled European summer festival appearances after he reportedly suffered a hematoma, and... in 2014 he had seriously cut back on his drinking and smoking.
Reuters
added Dec 29, 2015 03:51
10 Views

[Kentucky] COMBS: How to talk about smoking so people will listen

Leonard Nimoy died last week from COPD ...Recently, I heard two people talk about smoking in a different way: Christy Brown and John Oliver...The keys are honesty, humor, and authenticity.
Institute for Healthy Air Water and Soil (Louisville, KY)
added Mar 19, 2015 11:57
10 Views

[UK-Scotland] Pensioner who died in hospital blaze thought to have been smoking in her room while receiving oxygen

STAFF had to evacuate 14 patients from the affected ward to another part of the hospital while firefighters battled for two hours to put out the flames.
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Jan 17, 2015 20:36
10 Views

[New York] ROSS: A relentless battler for real science

She saw through the mis- and disinformation campaigns promulgated by poseurs of many stripes, from the Big Tobacco spin on the “cancer epidemic” — which she rightly saw as an attempt to distract from the real culprit, cigarettes
New York Post
added Sep 17, 2014 22:33
10 Views

Surgeon general who fought tobacco dies at 87

Dr. Jesse Steinfeld, who became the first surgeon general ever forced out of office by the president after he campaigned hard against the dangers of smoking during the Richard Nixon era, died...Steinfeld's label boldly warned: "The surgeon general has det
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 6, 2014 09:38
10 Views

[California] Dr. Jesse Steinfeld dies at 87; fought tobacco use as surgeon general

Seven years later, Dr. Jesse L. Steinfeld issued a second report focused on the dangers of secondhand smoke. He proposed what he called the Non-Smoker's Bill of Rights, which said that the country must free non-smokers from the hazards and annoyance of o
Los Angeles Times
added Aug 5, 2014 19:11
10 Views

EDITORIAL: Tony Gwynn’s death should convince baseball to ban tobacco

in the wake of proven health risks and the poor example being set for young fans, is like allowing binge drinking simply because Babe Ruth used to do it. Some of the stars who played alongside Gwynn are still in the big leagues; perhaps his death will fin
Boston (MA) Globe
added Jun 19, 2014 13:12
10 Views

Will Tony Gwynn's death spur ban on smokeless tobacco?

“Of course, it caused it,” Gwynn said. “I always dipped on my right side.” Gwynn had been ill for four years, but his death was a jolt and now the question is whether it will be a wake-up call. Much has changed since Gwynn was a player. Since the 2011 c
Washington Post
added Jun 17, 2014 08:17
10 Views

[Oregon] LUNDEBERG: Smoking at 90

The obit noted, with what I perceived as family pride, that at age 90, the decedent was still a smoker. ... Was the statement a claim that tobacco aided in her longevity? Or at the very least, didn’t hinder it any? Or that she was just someone with the w
Albany (OR) Democrat-Herald
added Aug 24, 2013 11:38
10 Views

Ron Motley, Who Spearheaded Tobacco Suits, Dies at 68

Motley pioneered the development of mass-tort litigation to sue tobacco makers... “He despised it when people were hurt through corporate misconduct, and he thrived on getting them justice,” McConnell said. For Motley, representing smokers who developed
Bloomberg News
added Aug 23, 2013 02:06
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines