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Lung Cancer

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  • HBO's 'Silicon Valley' has start-up luck with Emmy nominations

    It's not easy for a new series to attract‎ attention in the tried-and-true world of Emmy voters. But like one of the upstart wunderkinds it skewers, HBO's "Silicon Valley" walked away with television's equivalent of a successful IPO on Thursday...
  • Out of the Blue: Let city know what bicyclists need

    In the year and a half I've been writing for the Coastline Pilot, nothing has generated more heat than my last column on safe biking and walking in the wake of John Colvin's senseless death. Hopefully that passion will show up at Tuesday's City Council...
  • Death is back, with a vengeance

    Death is back, with a vengeance
    "A lot of supernatural things have been happening to us, we feel," says Bobby Hackney, bassist and singer for the band Death. Death was a proto punk band of no renown in Detroit in the '70s, long deceased and now resurrected. Run by Bobby and his...
  • PASSINGS: Don Matheson, Alan Dixon, James Turk

    PASSINGS: Don Matheson, Alan Dixon, James Turk
    Don Matheson, 84, a veteran television actor best known for his portrayal of one of the humans stranded on a mysterious planet on the science-fiction series "Land of the Giants," died June 29 in Woodland Hills. His daughter, Michele Matheson, said he...
  • Another Obamacare goal: Spend money on prevention, save money on cure

    Another Obamacare goal: Spend money on prevention, save money on cure
    Randy Gutzke, a longtime IV drug user who says he struggles daily to stay sober, recently was offered a quick-results test for hepatitis C at a West Side community health center. A case manager also reviewed the behaviors that put him at risk for...
  • Joseph F. Philipps led training program for plumbers, 1917-2014

     Joseph F. Philipps led training program for plumbers, 1917-2014
    When the national chapter of the Plumbers and Pipefitters Union wanted to create an instructor training program in the early 1950s, it turned to Joseph F. Philipps, who 17 years earlier began his career as an apprentice with Local 597. Mr. Philipps...
  • Study: Hookah use up among teens, especially white males with money

    Study: Hookah use up among teens, especially white males with money
    Nearly 1 in 5 American high school seniors has used a hookah at least once in the preceding year, and the risk was greater for students from higher-income families, according to a study published Monday in the journal Pediatrics. Hookahs, a type of...
  • Wealthier teens more likely to smoke hookah: study

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Wealthier high school students may be more likely to try smoking hookah, according to a new study. The water-pipe device with its series of tubes and mouthpieces looks nothing like a cigarette, but is often used to smoke...
  • Support fundraiser for longtime friend with cancer [Old Town Laurel]

    There are not a lot of relationships that last a lifetime. Sooner or later even the best of friends drift apart, when the challenges of raising a family, a change in career plans or a move across country causes a tightly knit friendship to wane. That was...
  • Howard Barrett: Artist's designs helped Martin's bids stand out

    Howard Barrett: Artist's designs helped Martin's bids stand out
    Howard "Howie" Grant Barrett wasn't your typical technology-oriented Martin Marietta employee. The former Marine graduated from a watchmaker college and an art school before working as an art director for the defense contractor from 1969 until he...
  • Michael Henry Wilson, Documentarian and Author, Dies at 67

    Documentary filmmaker and author Michael Henry Wilson died of lung cancer June 26 in Westlake, Calif. He was 67. Known for his deep knowledge of film history and close relationships with filmmakers, Wilson directed documentaries including "A Personal...