Headlines Tagged with Obit — 2,134 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
[Asia, India] Patil's death spurs Maha to push for public ban on tobacco / The move comes after former state home minister RR Patil’s death on account of severe oral cancer
the government has created the Maharashtra Public Health Act, which will impose a complete ban on consumption of all forms of smokeless tobacco in public, making it the first in the country to pass such stringent regulations. Chief Minister Devendra Fadna
Feb 19, 2015 BangaloreMirror.com (Times of India) (in)
added Mar 8, 2015 09:22
has lent her name (and face) to a new app/site, nobituary.com, in which users create a life-affirming message, which looks like a newspaper obituary, for a loved one who smokes — in an effort to help them quit the habit. “The idea of being able to send so
Feb 10, 2015 New York Post
added Feb 28, 2015 11:56
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
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
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