| Mar 31, 2012
A diagnosis of pulmonary fibrosis amounts to a death sentence.
A progressive disease in which damaged lungs continue to scar over, it causes difficulty breathing, particularly with the intake of air. There is no cure.
Doctors for Bill Millan and Jim...
| 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...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 6:51 AM
Colonel Donald L. Jordan, 78, of Carp Lake, passed away Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012, after a prolonged struggle with COPD.
Don was born on Nov. 12, 1933, in Indianapolis, the son of Paul "Smokey" and Viola Jordan of Carp Lake, and had resided most his life in...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 6:45 AM
Science has shown the dangers of cigarette smoking on lungs-- smoking undermines lung function, causes lung cancer and long-term breathing problems such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). But what about smoking marijuana?
| Feb 13, 2012
| 2:35 PM
Today we continue our countdown with to the 2012 NASCAR season, with a look at the Nationwide Series. Unlike truck series, the defending champ is back in the Nationwide series as the third place finisher. Should make for an exciting season for sure. Here'...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 8:17 PM
A year ago on Jan. 26, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Officer David Moore died of injuries he received during an on-duty traffic stop. The 29-year-old had been shot several times just days prior.
Something unexpected spawned from this death, though, a...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 2:22 PM
W. Thomas Barnes, retired chief financial officer of Johns Hopkins Hospital whose charitable interests included many Baltimore nonprofits, died Jan. 17 from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at the Broadmead retirement community in Cockeysville....
| Jan 18, 2012
Hadiya Jackson is feeling anxious as she awaits her MRI. The Lake Park High School gymnast banged her knee doing a back walkover on the beam, and she's hoping it's not fractured.
Jackson slides her left leg into a circular tube in a new MRI machine that'...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 12:47 AM
JACKSON, Mich. (KTLA) -- A 72-year old woman is being investigated after the discovery of the mummified remains of a man found in her home.
Police were called to the home of Linda Chase by family members of Charles Zigler who said they hadn't seem him in...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 5:11 PM
An autopsy today revealed that heat contributed to the death of a 73-year-old man who died this week, bringing the number to 23 people who have died of heat-related causes since last week’s heat wave.
Jerry Herington of the 6600 block of South...