Headlines Tagged with Obit — 2,106 headlines found
In his outrageous Status Quo heyday, he got through three wives, ten Porsches and £1.7m of drugs.... How Rick Parfitt paid the price for rockin' all over the world
He quaffed whisky and red wine for breakfast, smoked 30 cigarettes a day... ‘I’m pleased that I’ve come out the other side,’ Parfitt reflected, after one of his heart attacks. ‘I’ve had 50 years of smoking and drinking and abusing my body.
Dec 26, 2016 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 26, 2016 16:04
was the third director general of the World Health Organization, leading it from 1973 to 1988...He banned smoking at the organization’s headquarters — smashing an ashtray to make his point. After retiring from the W.H.O., he directed the International Pl
Dec 15, 2016 New York Times
added Dec 16, 2016 16:10
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.
Nov 28, 2016 AP - Associated Press
added Nov 29, 2016 03:36
Juanita Castro...They barely exchanged glances at their mother’s funeral in 1963, and she decided to leave soon after when she was detained by a military official, who berated her at a bowling alley for smoking Chesterfields, an American brand of cigarett
Nov 28, 2016 New York Times
added Nov 28, 2016 15:08
“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.
Nov 26, 2016 RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Nov 26, 2016 16:40
[UK] Retired company director, 85, died after he accidentally set light to his M&S dressing gown when he fell asleep while smoking his morning cigar
Retired construction company director Roy Lawton fell asleep while holding his morning cigar, igniting his dressing gown and leaving him with severe burns across his face, arms and shoulders. An inquest heard the 85-year-old from Rugeley in Staffordshi
Nov 25, 2016 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 26, 2016 01:37
her Department of Justice handled ... suing the tobacco industry along with several states to recover health care money spent on people who suffered the effects of smoking.
Nov 7, 2016 AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Nov 7, 2016 18:44
Using prominent, graphic pictures on cigarette packs warning against smoking could avert more than 652,000 deaths, up to 92,000 low birth weight infants, up to 145,000 preterm births, and about 1,000 cases of sudden infant deaths in the U.S. over the next
Nov 3, 2016 EurekAlert
added Nov 6, 2016 17:11
the cause was a ruptured appendix...In 1992 he teamed with Mr. Ennis on Hellblazer,...The series tells the story of John Constantine, a chain-smoking, wisecracking magician who frequently tangles with the Devil.
Oct 24, 2016 New York Times
added Oct 24, 2016 22:14
[Colombia, South America/Caribbean, Uruguay] LYNN: In Memoriam: Yul Francisco Dorado Was a True Champion for People and the Environment
Dorado, who served as the Latin America director of the nonprofit Corporate Accountability International...Philip Morris International lost its lawsuit against the country of Uruguay for passing strong public health laws.... Dorado played an important ro
Oct 23, 2016 AlterNet.org
added Oct 23, 2016 13:52