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Lung Cancer

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  • No longer the Greatest Generation's VA

    Just in time for Veterans Day, the embattled secretary of Veterans Affairs, Eric K. Shinseki, announced last week that his department had reduced its backlog of overdue disability claims from more than 600,000 in March to about 400,000. "The trend...
  • ARCHIVE: Battling Parkinson's disease, Virginia Tech athletic director Jim Weaver finds inspiration in his 5-year-old son (June 18, 2006)

    Her reach was instinctive, like stretching for the snooze button. No need to look. Hold hands as often as Traci and Jim Weaver, and the fingers interlock naturally. Except this time Traci's right hand didn't connect with Jim's left. This time Traci's...
  • Monitoring a climate epidemic

     Monitoring a climate epidemic
    At the U.N. climate negotiations in Warsaw on Monday, the lead Philippine delegate, Yeb Sano, made an emotional plea: "Typhoons such as Haiyan and its impacts represent a sobering reminder to the international community that we cannot afford to...
  • North Park nature walk on the agenda this weekend [Havre de Grace]

    Hello dear readers, The Susquehanna Museum at the Lock House will conduct a historic, nature walk on the North Park Trail, Nov. 16 at 10 a.m. Meet at the Lockhouse for this free, one hour, informative tour. Phone 410-939-5780, email lockhouse@gmail....
  • Valerie Harper, Marta Kauffman Team to Raise Lung Cancer Awareness

    In January, Valerie Harper was told she had three months to live. Doctors had successfully removed a lung tumor in 2009, but the cancer cells had moved to her brain. Now, 10 months have passed since that diagnosis, and the TV icon is not only alive and...
  • Fox 2000 Chief's Latest Challenge: Stealing Audience Attention for 'The Book Thief'

    In Markus Zusak's bestseller "The Book Thief," a young orphaned girl in Nazi Germany is advised to put pen to paper as a means of liberation and empowerment. While the story's lesson illustrates the power of the written word, the sentiment behind it...
  • TV Writer's Childhood Letter to Jackie Kennedy Is Part of TLC Special

    Janis Hirsch has spent years in sitcom writers rooms trying to make people laugh. But her next screen contribution might very well bring a tear to your eye. At 13, the writer-producer -- who has worked on such shows as "Frasier," "Will & Grace" and...
  • Forget Disruption. Think 'Undisruption'

    "Disruption" has become the buzziest of buzzwords, being used by more and more commentators to describe how everything from the Internet to mobile to videogames to Netflix is turning the media world upside down. But I'm afraid the word is a bit...
  • Dr. Wilmot C. Ball Jr.

    Dr. Wilmot C. Ball Jr.
    Dr. Wilmot C. Ball Jr., former head of the division of respiratory diseases at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, died Oct. 12 of complications from dementia at the Edenwald retirement community. He was 85. The son of a Bell Laboratories electrical engineer and...
  • A Global Asbestos Battle Touches Yale

    A Global Asbestos Battle Touches Yale
    That Stephan Schmidheiny has played a huge role in environmental matters around the world over the last 37 years is not up for debate. What is hotly contested about the Swiss industrialist-turned-philanthropist and author is whether he's rightly...
  • Andy Kaufman's brother now claims he was the victim of a hoax

    In what may be the least surprising development of the week, Andy Kaufman's brother Michael, who appeared onstage in New York on Monday with a woman claiming to be the late comedian's daughter, now claims he is the victim of a hoax. Rumors that...