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  • Asbestos-tainted dirt leaves Dania for landfill near Coconut Creek

    Asbestos-tainted dirt leaves Dania for landfill near Coconut Creek
    DANIA BEACH — The delicate task of removing asbestos-tainted dirt from a construction staging area near the airport began Monday. The first truck rolled out shortly before 3 p.m., headed for Waste Management's Monarch Hill landfill near Coconut...
  • Professor recalls 'crazy' discovery of radon in Berks

    The discovery in a Center Valley home last fall of the highest radon reading ever in Pennsylvania has its roots in a mystery that started in Berks County almost 30 years ago. For Brian Redmond, professor of geology and chemistry in Wilkes University's...
  • Merle Lucille Woodburn October 13, 1921 - January 15, 2015

    Merle Lucille Woodburn</br> October 13, 1921 - January 15, 2015
    Merle Lucille Woodburn (93) passed away peacefully at home on the morning of January 15, 2015. Merle was a very active member of the Burbank Community where she lived for over 72 years. Merle was born in Wolf Lake, Illinois to Merle and Dennis...
  • Samuel Leon Winder Jr., Baltimore teacher

    Samuel Leon Winder Jr., Baltimore teacher
    Sam Winder, an art teacher who family members say never forgot a relative's birthday, making sure to always mail a card with a little money slipped inside, died of lung cancer Jan. 18. The Baltimore resident was 84. Family and friends said Winder was a...
  • Trial in medical research scandal at Duke postponed

    DURHAM, N.C. A judge in Durham County Superior Court has postponed the first civil trial against Duke University by the estate of a patient who had enrolled in one of a trio of clinical cancer studies that were based on bogus science. The case is part of...
  • New Laws Ban Smoking With Kids in Car

     
    I was having a conversation with someone recently whose 80-year-old father is currently sick with lung cancer. He smoked much of his youth, and when his son asked him why he even started smoking, he replied that it was simply......
  • Wendell Ford, Democratic Kentucky governor and longtime U.S. senator, dies

    Wendell Ford, Democratic Kentucky governor and longtime U.S. senator, dies
    Wendell H. Ford, a former Kentucky governor and longtime Democratic U.S. senator, died Thursday at his Kentucky home. He was 90.  Ford had publicly acknowledged last year that he was battling lung cancer, and his family and state officials confirmed his...
  • Wendell Ford, longtime Kentucky senator, dies at 90

    Kentucky political legend and purveyor of Southern wit Wendell H. Ford has died. Ford, 90, had been undergoing treatment for lung cancer. A Democrat, Ford served in the Senate for 24 years before retiring at the end of his fourth term in 1999. Prior...
  • Wendell Ford, ex-Kentucky governor, U.S. senator, dies at 90

    Former U.S. Sen. and Kentucky Gov. Wendell Ford, an unapologetic smoker whose unfiltered chats and speeches endeared him to voters in a state that once thrived on tobacco and coal, has died at age 90. Ford's health had declined in the last two weeks,...
  • E-cigarettes can produce more formaldehyde than regular cigarettes, study says

    E-cigarettes can produce more formaldehyde than regular cigarettes, study says
    A preliminary study in the New England Journal of Medicine raises a new worry about electronic cigarettes – exposure to formaldehyde. Under certain conditions, taking 10 puffs from an e-cigarette would expose a user to about 2.5 times as much...
  • California lawmakers to propose 'right-to-die' bill for terminally ill

    SAN JOSE, Calif. Inspired by a San Francisco Bay Area woman's highly publicized quest to end her grueling battle with cancer, lawmakers are renewing efforts to allow California's terminally ill greater choice over how and when they die. On Wednesday, two...