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Lung Cancer

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  • California lawmakers to propose 'right-to-die' bill for terminally ill

    SAN JOSE, Calif. Inspired by a San Francisco Bay Area woman's highly publicized quest to end her grueling battle with cancer, lawmakers are renewing efforts to allow California's terminally ill greater choice over how and when they die. On Wednesday, two...
  • Deal hailed as victory for Penn State, but fans and victim advocates aren't warming up to NCAA

    Not everybody is happy after the NCAA agreed to restore football wins it had stripped from Penn State and Joe Paterno in the Jerry Sandusky child-molestation scandal, and the NCAA did not necessarily win any fans with the move. The agreement, swiftly...
  • NCAA agrees to restore 112 football wins to Penn State, reinstate Paterno as winningest coach

    The NCAA agreed Friday to restore 112 football wins it had stripped from Penn State and Joe Paterno in the Jerry Sandusky child-molestation scandal and to reinstate the venerated late coach as the winningest in major college football history. The...
  • 'Wild' author Cheryl Strayed wows overflow crowd of 1,900 at Oregon State University

    Nearly 2,000 people thronged an Oregon college auditorium for an appearance by the author of "Wild," hours after a movie based on the best-selling memoir about a thousand-mile hike earned two Oscar nominations. Cheryl Strayed wrote the book about her...
  • Penn State gets wins restored, Joe Paterno again winningest coach

    Penn State gets wins restored, Joe Paterno again winningest coach
    The NCAA agreed Friday to restore 112 football wins it had stripped from Penn State and Joe Paterno in the Jerry Sandusky child-molestation scandal and to reinstate the venerated late coach as the winningest in major college football history. The...
  • Mark Johnson, Villa Park cop and school district president, dies

     Mark Johnson, Villa Park cop and school district president, dies
    Mark W. Johnson was a Villa Park police officer and deputy chief who spent 15 years as a board member and board president of DuPage High School District 88. He was the west suburban department's first officer for Drug Abuse Resistance Education, or...
  • Scientists look for what's causing Texas earthquakes

    DALLAS �� Swarms of small quakes rippled up from unknown faults beneath the soil. They rustled Cleburne, Azle and Irving. Fifteen recent earthquakes around the old Texas Stadium in Irving site included the strongest yet in Dallas County, and...
  • Mayo Clinic Q&A: 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...
  • Around the NHL: Plus and minus

    Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the past week: + Before heading west to play the Ducks, Kings and Sharks, the New York Rangers said they saw the trip as a measuring stick for where they stand. Now, everyone...
  • High-risk smokers can get free early-detection screening for lung cancer

    High-risk smokers can get free early-detection screening for lung cancer
    Free screenings for those at high risk for developing lung cancer are becoming available without a co-pay. Effective Jan. 1, insurance companies started covering low-dose CT scans with no co-pay — for those who qualify — as part of...
  • Former North Star J.P. Parise dies at 73

    J.P. Parise, a standout for the old Minnesota North Stars and a longtime coach and administrator in the state of hockey, died Wednesday night after a yearlong battle with lung cancer. He was 73. Parise was a two-time NHL All-Star for the North Stars...