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Pat Quinn, Coach Who Led Canada to Olympic Gold, Is Dead at 71

He had had heart problems for many years....During the 2002 playoffs, he collapsed on a trip to North Carolina and was hospitalized with heart arrhythmia. He had been smoking five or six cigars a day and eating unhealthily. “I had become something I’d al
New York Times
added Nov 25, 2014 10:16
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Join Bret Michaels, Actor Stephen Lang, Hospitals, Doctors, and Pets across the Nation in Raising Awareness of Lung Cancer Grab a Bandy, Share Your Photo, and Be a Part of LUNGevity's #ChangeLC Campaign

LUNGevity Foundation's Stop Lung Cancer wrist bands or "bandies" and fact signs are ubiquitous... "LUNGevity Foundation is thrilled that actors, musicians, doctors, survivors, and social media users of all ages are uniting to raise awareness of lung cance
PR Newswire
added Nov 24, 2014 03:31
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[North Carolina] Art from RJ Reynolds Tobacco Co. being auctioned

Artwork that originally was part of the collection belonging to the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. is being auctioned in Winston-Salem. The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County now owns the artwork that will be auctioned Sunday afternoon at The Ga
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 24, 2014 02:34
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Raleigh Trevelyan, Chronicler of a Notable Family, Dies at 91

His best-known work, “Sir Walter Raleigh” (2004), argued for the elevation of his ancestor to the upper reaches of the pantheon of British greats...based on his achievements as an explorer, courtier, poet, American colonizer and early purveyor of tobacco
New York Times
added Nov 24, 2014 02:21
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‘Vape’ Joins Pot Lingo as Oxford’s Word of the Year

“The growing popularity of e-cigarettes, combined with the legal cannabis industry, created a perfect storm,” said Katherine Martin, a lexicographer involved in the selection. Yet “vape” is only the tip of the linguistic iceberg, at least when it comes
New York Times
added Nov 21, 2014 23:09
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Toward a Truth That Defies Precision / Adapting Real-Life Events Like Klinghoffer’s Death

Still, “The Insider,” a terrific movie, grippingly demonstrated how complicated things can become when one powerful company, a major network, collides with another, a tobacco corporation.
New York Times
added Nov 21, 2014 12:11
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Five things we learned at the Cigar Awards Dinner

Arnold Schwarzenegger thinks cigar smoking is the solution to America's political division Arnold might have missed the memo about the event's black tie dress code, but he certainly didn't miss the opportunity for a little political grandstanding. As Gov
GQ Magazine
added Nov 20, 2014 12:57
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Where There's No Smoke, There's the Word of the Year

The use of “vape,” which refers to the act of smoking an electronic cigarette or the cigarette itself, has more than doubled in the past year and increased by 30-fold since 2012, as the e-cigarette, invented in 2003, has gone mainstream, Oxford’s editors
New York Times Blogs
added Nov 20, 2014 12:04
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Sir Michael Caine's life was saved by Tony Curtis.

Tony Curtis took the cigarettes out and threw them in the fire. He said, 'You don't know me, but I've been watching you. That is, what, the fifth cigarette you've lit in less than an hour?' He said, 'You're gonna die. I've just saved your life for you.' H
Yahoo!
added Nov 18, 2014 16:29
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[USA] Russian Health Expert Says Obama Needs to Stop Chewing Gum

Russia's former chief sanitary inspector, Gennady Onishchenko, on Monday offered some unsolicited advice to U.S. President Barack Obama: Don't chew gum; eat sunflower seeds. "It's rude to chew gum. To see any person — let alone the head of a state,
Moscow Times
added Nov 18, 2014 11:08
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