Category Archive: Videos

Dec 01

1964 NBC Report

Sep 30

Merry X-Ray and A Happy New Lung

Ring in the holiday season with a century’s worth of Christmas-themed cigarette ads from phlegm-meisters Philip Morris, RJ Reynolds, and America’s other great tobacco companies. Vocals by The Voicebox Choir, led by Michael Moore (“The Awful Truth”).

Sep 30

Stamping out Smoking

Since 1980 more than 60 countries have issued postage stamps that encourage smoking cessation to reduce heart disease and lung cancer. Although smoking is the leading preventable cause of death, the US has yet to issue a postage stamp to call greater attention to the problem, as it has with other diseases. This video presents …

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Sep 30

Pharmacy Lecture slides

Generic pharmacy talk View more presentations from Julia Purpera

Sep 30

Medicine vs. Madison ave

A top award winner at the 1994 International Medical Film Festival, “Medicine vs. Madison Avenue” explores cigarette marketing at its peak in the 20th century. Narrated by physician-activist and humorist Alan Blum, MD, who former Surgeon General Dr. C. Everett Koop has called the person “who has done more against smoking than anyone,” this 25-minute …

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Sep 30

The National Tobacco Museum

A mainstay of the American economy for more than 300 years, tobacco also became America’s leading cause of death and disease by the late-20th century. Since even before the publication of the Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking and Health in 1964, Dr. Alan Blum has been tracking the tobacco industry like a parasitic disease, amassing …

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