Headlines Tagged with Obit — 2,106 headlines found
Yew nagged and cajoled a nation into improving its social habits...By the 1960s, he was allergic to tobacco smoke. So smoking was banned in his office and the Cabinet room. In the 1970s, an anti-smoking campaign banned cigarette advertising in Singapore.
Mar 24, 2015 Straits Times (sg)
added Mar 24, 2015 06:17
Singapore's reputation as a "nanny state" - where the sale of chewing gum is banned and persistent litterbugs can be fined up to S$10,000 (US$7,000) - is one of the more notorious legacies of Lee Kuan Yew, who has died aged 91.
Mar 22, 2015 Financial Times (uk)
added Mar 22, 2015 17:37
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.
Mar 2, 2015 Institute for Healthy Air Water and Soil (Louisville, KY)
added Mar 19, 2015 11:57
Cigarettes are responsible for about 80 to 90 percent of COPD cases... More than 12 million Americans have COPD, the ALA says. An additional 12 million may suffer from the condition without knowing it, according to estimates based on lung function studies
Feb 28, 2015 Yahoo!
added Feb 28, 2015 10:51
Nimoy's grandchild Dani said he will put up special shirts on the ShopLLAP.com "where all of the proceeds will go to the COPD Foundation." "Hi all, as you all know, my Grandpa passed away this morning at 8:40 from end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary
Feb 28, 2015 GMANews.TV (ph)
added Feb 28, 2015 10:47
Leonard recalled the difference in attitude towards smoking in his youth, and how it was seen as a harmless thing to do back then. "It was something that was part of my life, part of my culture," he said. "It was cool to light a cigarette."
Feb 28, 2015 The Mirror (uk)
added Feb 28, 2015 10:46
knew for 60-70 years exactly how horrifically dangerous smoking was, but were so powerful that no one won....Well, Lorillard or American Tobacco or whoever's brand Leonard smoked -- you killed him, and we're the poorer for it.
Feb 27, 2015 Liberal Forum (blog)
added Feb 28, 2015 11:30
It’s also a massive global problem. In 2012, six percent of all deaths around the world were attributed to COPD – equivalent to more than 3 million deaths. More than 90 percent of those deaths occurred in low or middle-income countries
Feb 27, 2015 Scientific American
added Feb 28, 2015 10:59
Leonard Nimoy died today ...John Oliver provided the macro example of how to talk to smokers... Christy Brown is the founder of the Institute for Healthy Air Water and Soil...Brown’s husband – Owsley Brown II – died in 2011 at age 68
Feb 27, 2015 MedCity News
added Feb 28, 2015 10:56
The Star Trek star didn’t suffer alone. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is the third biggest killer in the U.S., causing 149,205 deaths in 2013, according to the CDC. Nevertheless, many underestimate the disease or don’t fully understand it.
Feb 27, 2015 Inquisitr
added Feb 28, 2015 10:49