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Lung Cancer

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  • Elan Gale's inglorious Twitter hoax

    It was a reality show all its own. Last Thursday, 30-year-old Elan Gale, a hirsute hipster and television producer whose credits include several seasons of "The Bachelor" franchise, sent a series of tweets to his roughly 35,000 Twitter followers....
  • Dennis Farina and his fellows, Chicago men all

    Dennis Farina and his fellows, Chicago men all
    At the end of 2011, a poster featuring a group of square-jawed characters in dark suits, legs slightly apart, started appearing in bus shelters around Chicago. The men — the group was all white men — looked like they might have gathered for...
  • Lori Riley: Charity Stroll In Fight Against A Tougher And Tougher Foe

    — About a month ago, Brittany Vose heard a report on TV saying that by 2030, pancreatic cancer would be the second-deadliest cancer in the United States, after lung cancer, moving up from fourth place. As someone who has been raising money for...
  • Health Care Assumptions Off The Mark

    Swedish researchers report that antioxidants make cancers worse in mice. It's already known that the antioxidant beta-carotene exacerbates lung cancers in humans. Not exactly what you'd expect given the extravagant — and incessant — claims you...
  • Laughter and grief belong together

    Eighty-three-year old Ron Kilmartin was in a hospice, dying of lung cancer. His daughter was at his bedside, cracking jokes about it. Here's one: "Last week, Dad coughed and said, 'choking.' I tried to give him water but he just wanted me to turn off the...
  • Fred Kaz, music director at Second City, dies at 80

    Fred Kaz, music director at Second City, dies at 80
    Fred Kaz, the music director at The Second City for 24 years and a legendary personality at the famous comedy theater, has died from lung cancer at the age of 80. Kaz died Wednesday on his boat, moored with a view of the sunset in San Pedro, Calif., and...
  • Office workers trained in CPR make life-or-death difference

     Office workers trained in CPR make life-or-death difference
    On the morning of July 10, attorney Jerald Gale was reading an e-mail in his office on the 20th floor of a Koreatown high-rise. That's the last thing the 58-year-old husband, father and avid cyclist remembers before losing consciousness. Gale's heart...
  • Christopher Evan Welch: An actor who made an impression

    Christopher Evan Welch: An actor who made an impression
    We lost a sterling actor this week, an actor whose name was less familiar than his face or voice. But fame is many things: fleeting, relative, frequently a matter of chance. To those who knew his work on screen and on stage, Christopher Evan Welch wasn'...
  • Taking Steps To Honor Kay Yow's Wishes

    Taking Steps To Honor Kay Yow's Wishes
    NASHVILLE – The night before the first 4Kay Run in Tampa in 2008, Sue Donohoe remembered being told around midnight that N.C. State coach Kay Yow wanted to go to the race but needed some help. "We got a call that Coach Yow wanted to come out on...
  • Anthem policy on propofol for colonoscopies may be shortsighted

    There is perhaps no better metaphor for the painful relationship between patients and our for-profit healthcare system than the fact that Anthem Blue Cross thinks you don't need anesthesia for a colonoscopy. It's not "medically necessary," the insurer...
  • Jonathan Fielding, the public's MD

     Jonathan Fielding, the public's MD
    If you've got your health, the cliche goes, you've got just about everything. If you've got public health duties, you're responsible for just about everything from mosquitoes (West Nile carriers) to hygiene (wash your hands for as long as it takes to sing...