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Lung Cancer

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  • Even cancer isn't enough to get many smokers to quit, study finds

    Even cancer isn't enough to get many smokers to quit, study finds
    There’s nothing like a serious health scare to convince smokers to kick the habit, but new research finds that nearly 1 in 10 cancer survivors is still smoking nine years after their diagnosis. The 9.3% smoking rate among American cancer survivors...
  • Deana Martin talks about memories of her famous father

    Six years ago, Mount Carmel Society President Carl Sferrazza took his family to a concert by Deana Martin, daughter of famous entertainer Dean Martin. After the show, he asked her if she would consider performing at the society's annual Italian Festival....
  • Saturday's Cycle for Survival to benefit cancer research

    Saturday's Cycle for Survival to benefit cancer research
    In 2010, three weeks into a new year, Lauren Branch got a call from her mom that made her drop to the floor. Her mother -- a nurse who had never smoked a day in her life -- had stage 4 lung cancer. "This wasn't just my mom telling me she had cancer --...
  • Dr. Jesse Steinfeld dies at 87; fought tobacco use as surgeon general

    Dr. Jesse Steinfeld dies at 87; fought tobacco use as surgeon general
    Three U.S. surgeons general have played the biggest roles in alerting the public to the dangers of tobacco. In 1964, Dr. Luther Terry issued the first Surgeon General's Report on Smoking and Health, irrefutably linking smoking with lung disease and...
  • Southington Y Gets $5K Gift In Return For Help Offered In 1972

    Southington Y Gets $5K Gift In Return For Help Offered In 1972
    SOUTHINGTON — A woman gave $5,000 to the local YMCA as thanks for a kindness shown to her five nieces and nephews in 1972 when their father — her brother — died of cancer at age 35. Carmel Avitabile, who became the children's guardian,...
  • Breastfeeding does a baby good; NN, VB events

    Breastfeeding Mamas started with five members and has grown to include 7,000 who participate via Facebook. They will gather at the Midtown Community Center in Newport News on Saturday, Aug. 2, to participate in the International Big Latch On celebration....
  • Bon Secours partnering with HealthFair to offer mobile health screenings

    Bon Secours partnering with HealthFair to offer mobile health screenings
    Bon Secours has partnered with HealthFair, a national testing provider, to bring convenient health testing to communities via mobile screening buses. HealthFair is a Joint Commission-accredited mobile screening company that works with hospitals and...
  • Robert Drew, Documentarian Who Fathered Cinema Verite, Dies at 90

    Robert L. Drew, a documentary filmmaker and the father of American cinéma vérité, died today at his home in Sharon, Connecticut. He was 90. In the early 1960s, Drew and his associates pioneered a kind of filmmaking that's now a staple of the...
  • Rhonda F. Zillig, graphic artist

    Rhonda F. Zillig, graphic artist
    Rhonda F. Zillig, a graphic artist who worked in marketing for The Baltimore Sun, died Thursday of lung cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 61. The daughter of Dr. Morton Koff, a podiatrist, and Jean Koff, a homemaker, Rhonda Francine...
  • Paterno's son, other ex-coach sue Penn State

    Paterno's son, other ex-coach sue Penn State
    Two former assistant football coaches at Penn State University, including the son of disgraced former head coach Joe Paterno, are suing the school for actions they say wrecked their careers in the wake of the child sex-abuse scandal. Jay Paterno, who...
  • Joe Paterno's Son Suing Penn State Over His 'Wrecked Career'

    HARRISBURG, Pa. — Two former assistant football coaches at Penn State University, including the son of disgraced former head coach Joe Paterno, are suing the school for actions they say wrecked their careers in the wake of the child sex-abuse...