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Lung Cancer

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  • Thomas Leach, longtime Chicago elections spokesman, dies at 76

     Thomas Leach, longtime Chicago elections spokesman, dies at 76
    After covering crime and politics as a reporter, Thomas R. Leach spent 34 years as the chief spokesman for the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners, handling the agency's public relations and working with the commissioners across 59 elections. "Tom...
  • Ann Johnson: This Christmas, she will be missed

    Ann Johnson: This Christmas, she will be missed
    It's nearing Christmas and Ann Johnson isn't there to coordinate the family get-together, the decorating of the house, the buying of presents and a long list of other things. As a former bookkeeper, office manager and legal secretary, Johnson was the...
  • Piatigorsky house is gone, but pieces of history were saved

    Piatigorsky house is gone, but pieces of history were saved
    The distress call came in early July from a longtime resident of Brentwood. "The Piatigorsky house is being demolished," she said. "We were their neighbors for 60 years." Los Angeles was losing part of its cultural history, she said. The two-story...
  • Vicente Leñero dies at 81; writer stirred controversy in Mexico

    Mexican novelist, playwright and screenwriter Vicente Leñero, whose popular works stirred up controversy in government and religious circles, died Wednesday at his home in Mexico City. He was 81. His death was announced by the National Council for...
  • Pennsylvania DEP frets Center Valley residents aren't heeding radon warning

    Pennsylvania DEP frets Center Valley residents aren't heeding radon warning
    Concerned residents filled the meeting room at the Upper Saucon Township Municipal Building on Thursday night to learn more about how to detect, and mitigate, what state and federal officials are calling extremely high levels of radon in Center Valley...
  • Celebrating Walt's birthday: Disney World announcement in 1965

    Celebrating Walt's birthday: Disney World announcement in 1965
    Walt Disney, the mind behind Mickey Mouse, Disneyland and Walt Disney World, was born 113 years ago today.  The business magnate, cartoonist and filmmaker was the co-founder of The Walt Disney Company, along with his older brother, Roy Disney.  Walt's...
  • Lung cancer screening used to find cancer at an early stage

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: At my last physical, my doctor suggested that I should be screened for lung cancer. I used to smoke about a pack of cigarettes a day, but I quit 12 years ago. I'm 63 now and in good health. Is screening really necessary for me? What does...
  • Orioles honored late PR director with playoff money, gave full share to Chris Davis

    Orioles honored late PR director with playoff money, gave full share to Chris Davis
    When the Orioles players met in September to vote on how they would divvy up whatever playoff money they would receive from the 2014 postseason, they made a point to remember late public relations director Monica Barlow. In fact, they made two points....
  • State hoops: Wake Forest routs Mount St. Mary's

    State hoops: Wake Forest routs Mount St. Mary's
    Codi Miller-McIntyre had 11 points, eight rebounds and seven assists as host Wake Forest earned an 83-49 victory over Mount St. Mary's on Wednesday night. Cornelius Hudson had 10 points and four rebounds for the Demon Deacons (4-2), who have won their...
  • Berkeley's soda tax a sweet victory

    Three years ago, Richmond City Councilman Jeff Ritterman became aware that about a third of his city's fifth- and seventh- graders were obese, and that the numbers were getting worse. A retired cardiologist who got into politics to improve public...
  • 'Death with dignity' movement awakened by Brittany Maynard

    To the editor: I had never considered the concept of "death with dignity" until I had a front row seat to the horror of death without dignity as my husband suffered beyond what any human should before dying of lung cancer just over a year ago. ("...