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HARPER: Advice From Leonard Nimoy: Want To Live Long And Prosper? Don't Smoke

It’s ironic — bitterly so — that a man who became famous playing a character who was the epitome of logic and clear thinking died because of one of humanity’s most illogical flaws.... As we deal with a whole lot of tobacco-related issues, including how t
Forbes
added Feb 27, 2015 18:34
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Leonard Nimoy, Star Trek's 'Mr. Spock,' dies at 83

Last year, he disclosed on Twitter that he had been diagnosed with COPD, a progressive lung disease. "I quit smoking 30 years ago. Not soon enough," he tweeted to his 810,000 followers. "Grandpa says, quit now!!"
Reuters
added Feb 27, 2015 16:39
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: Reply to speech by Senator John Madigan (PDF)

On the evening of June 17, 2014 Senator John Madigan spoke at length in the Senate, in a speech entirely focused on me. ... On April 15, 2014 I commenced legal action for defamation against Senator Madigan, following public remarks he made about me on th
Parliament of Australia (au)
added Feb 27, 2015 16:35
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Leonard Nimoy, Spock of ‘Star Trek,’ Dies at 83

Mr. Nimoy announced that he had the disease last year, attributing it to years of smoking, a habit he had given up three decades earlier. He had been hospitalized earlier in the week.
New York Times
added Feb 27, 2015 16:29
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Leonard Nimoy, Star Trek's Mr Spock, dies at 83

His son, Adam, said he died of end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease on Friday morning....Last year, the actor revealed he was suffering from chronic lung disease, despite stopping smoking more than 20 years ago.
BBC Online
added Feb 27, 2015 13:44
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Joni MITCHELL, UNYIELDING / Singer, muse, implacable autobiographer.

The problem with smoking American Spirits, as she does, is that they tend to burn out, and she occasionally has to pick them off the dish she uses as an ashtray and relight them.
New York Magazine
added Feb 26, 2015 10:26
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Henry Waxman: The Big Law Adviser Who Wasn’t

“There are many special interest groups that I often found myself opposed to in my congressional career.” Few large general-service firms with public policy shops fit this ideal. The firms serve companies across many industries and can be sensitive about
National Law Journal
added Feb 25, 2015 13:15
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American Lung Association's LUNG FORCE Teams up with Academy Award® Nominee Laura Dern and Author Cheryl Strayed to Raise Awareness of Lung Cancer in Women During 87th Annual Academy Awards

Join Team Turquoise on the Red Carpet to Elevate Awareness of the Number One Cancer Killer of Women...LUNG FORCE, which is nationally presented by CVS Health, works to make lung cancer in women a public health priority, drive policy change and increase re
PR Newswire
added Feb 23, 2015 22:10
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Harry T. Edwards

When President Carter took office in 1977, there were only two blacks and one woman among the active federal court of appeals judges....During his nearly seven years as Chief Judge of the D.C. Circuit, Edwards directed numerous IT initiatives at the D.C.
Wikipedia
added Feb 22, 2015 16:56
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A. Raymond Randolph

Judge Randolph argued 25 times in the United States Supreme Court. President George H. W. Bush nominated him in 1990[3] to replace the seat vacated by Spottswood William Robinson III.[1]
Wikipedia
added Feb 22, 2015 16:49
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