| Mar 28, 2013
| 1:31 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Graphic warning labels on packs of cigarettes may convince some people that smoking ups the risk of bladder cancer, says a new study from Canada.
A survey of 291 people at doctors' offices in Toronto found less than half...
| May 10, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Ralph Marol of Evanston was among 90 people who stepped over the edge 278 feet above State and Lake Streets in Skyline Plunge! Chicago on …...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 5:36 PM
Dozens of brand-name prescription drugs are losing their patent protection, allowing generic versions to enter the market and consumers to save 30 to 80 percent on those medications, said David Belian, director of media relations for the Generic...
| Dec 15, 2011
Loren Miller Jr.
Longtime Superior Court judge
Retired Superior Court Judge Loren Miller Jr., 74, the second of three generations of his family to serve on the bench in California, died Dec. 5 of complications from chronic obstructive pulmonary...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 1:00 PM
Emmarene Ida "Rena" Pennington, a homemaker who later became a school bus driver, died Sunday of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at the Edenwald retirement community in Towson.
She was 92.
Emmarene Ida Bartholomae, the daughter of a German...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 3:17 PM
Nancy H. Suerth, former owner of a commercial cleaning and janitorial services company who later established a casting and talent agency, died Dec. 8 of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson.
The longtime Edgewood...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 11:00 PM
A new study from Johns Hopkins shows that commonly used blood pressure drugs can prevent the most serious smoking-related lung damage in those with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, the nation's third leading cause of death.
The study involved...
| Jan 8, 2012
| 1:08 PM
Charles Alego "Charlie" Wilson Jr., retired owner of a Baltimore stationery company, died Tuesday from complications of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at his Easton home.
The former Stevenson resident was 91.
Mr. Wilson was born in Baltimore...
| Mar 17, 2012
| 1:57 PM
Edna Haines never stood more than 5 feet tall and seldom tipped the scale beyond 100 pounds, earning her the lifelong nickname of “Skeets,” an abbreviated form of the word for the tiny mosquito.
Yet her enormous heart, ear-to-ear smile and...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 1:24 PM
Dr. James Burch Brooks, a retired orthopedic surgeon who spent his more than four-decade career with the Four East Madison Orthopedic Association, died Sunday of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at Union Memorial Hospital.
The Cross Keys resident...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 7:42 PM
Betty Jane Adams, 84, of Berlin, PA, formerly of Somerset, died March 18, 2012 at Harrisburg Hospital, Harrisburg, PA. Born Oct. 31, 1927 in Somerset, PA, daughter of Harry Clyde and Alice Mae (Umberger) Landis. Preceded in death by parents, husband Elroy...