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The spy who quit? Lovers keep 007 passive smoking risk up

Delving into the British spy's on-screen smoking history, a team of public health researchers sought to highlight the tobacco hazards faced by the fictional action hero -- and the real-life people he may have inspired. Although he gave up the habit, 007
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jan 17, 2017 19:13

VIDEO: Frieden Shares Parting Thoughts on His Years at CDC

As part of MedPage Today's new "Doc to Doc" series, Wilson talked with Frieden about his proudest accomplishments..."Today there are 10 million fewer smokers in the US than there were in 2009..."
MedPage Today
added Jan 17, 2017 19:01

For Trump, Three Decades of Chasing Deals in Russia

in 1996. Mr. Trump and Liggett-Ducat, an American tobacco company that owned property in Moscow, wanted to build a high-end residential development near an old Russian Olympic stadium. As they prepared to meet with officials in Moscow, they needed sketche
New York Times
added Jan 16, 2017 22:22

Richman Led Kraft in 1980s and Tried to Revive Tupperware

As chief executive of Kraft Inc. in the 1980s, John Richman oversaw some of America’s best-known food brands...cigarette maker Philip Morris Cos. agreed to chomp down Kraft for $13.1 billion, at that time one of the biggest takeovers ever.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Jan 13, 2017 22:36

[UK] Famous faces offer support to quit smoking

Men are being targeted through the ‘Kick the Ciggies’ campaign at focused around football which features Everton Football Club, along with Liverpool FC legend Jamie Carragher offering encouragement on the game plan and tactics
Liverpool Express (uk)
added Jan 13, 2017 16:20

[Kentucky] One puff spurs nursing researcher's lifelong career investigating tobacco and mental illness

University of Kentucky College of Nursing Assistant Professor Chizimuzo Okoli picked up his first and last cigarette when he was 6 years old. The mistake landed him in the emergency room. But the experience inspired his life's work studying mental illnes
Medical Xpress (
added Jan 12, 2017 22:02

[Asia, Israel] Finance Minister: Cigars are revolting

In a Haifa Leadership Conference Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon (Kulanu) said, .... "Everyone has his own lifestyle," Kahlon continued. "I don't smoke, not even Marlboro. I won't smoke cigars, because first of all it's revolting. And I only accept present
Arutz Sheva (
added Jan 12, 2017 21:00

Inside Trump’s financial ties to Russia and his unusual flattery of Vladimir Putin

In 1996, Trump tried to partner with U.S. tobacco executives to build a luxury condominium complex in Moscow. Ted Liebman, an architect who worked with Trump, recalled drawing sketches of the proposed Trump International for the businessman to use in mee
Washington Post
added Jan 12, 2017 14:57

BALL: Congratulations, Elizabeth Drew

my friend Elizabeth Drew was inducted into Hall of Fame of the Society of Professional Journalists...Elizabeth reported that while Congress was patting itself on the back and claiming to have acted on the Surgeon General's landmark report on the health ef
The Atlantic Monthly
added Jan 12, 2017 06:14

From Nosebleed Seats to the Stage, Actors Discuss August Wilson

FIRST PERFORMANCE (the original production of “Two Trains Running”) You’d get a five-minute break during every hour of rehearsal, and the smokers would run out each time. I was smoking two packs a day, and August was smoking five packs a day. And so we s
New York Times
added Jan 11, 2017 12:31
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