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Lung Cancer

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  • Merck hurdles Wall Street forecasts

    Drugmaker Merck & Co. easily beat Wall Street expectations, sending its shares up sharply, despite first-quarter profit plunging 44 percent. Income was hurt by the sale of its consumer health business, unfavorable currency exchange rates and competition...
  • Why whole-genome testing hurts more than it helps

    President Obama proposes to plunk down $215 million on "precision medicine," and the National Institutes of Health and its National Cancer Institute will spend it by sequencing the whole genome of a million or more Americans. Is whole-genome testing the...
  • Asbestos detected at Newport News Shipbuilding site

    Asbestos detected at Newport News Shipbuilding site
    About 1,000 employees at Newport News Shipbuilding are moving to temporary quarters after asbestos was detected in the ventilation system of the building where they work, according to a company spokeswoman. Building 600 sits next to the Apprentice...
  • She cannot hear, but she thrived at Carlow University

    Like plenty of graduates this commencement season, Danah Richter will step onto a stage in cap and gown and utter to herself an expression common this time of year: "I did it!" But in fact, the Carlow University senior's path to a college degree was...
  • Baseball manager's lifesaving legacy grows

    At the end of an island, in the back of a baseball field, on the fringe of obscurity, there is an unpretentious plaque dedicated to a man whose immeasurable legacy continues to grow. The small bronze marker honors Fred Hutchinson, once a big-league...
  • Finding A Theater 'Tribe' In The Community

    Finding A Theater 'Tribe' In The Community
    Creating theater in the shadow of decades-old institutions like Hartford Stage and TheaterWorks can be a formidable challenge for a theater company, but Hartford's HartBeat Ensemble — the relative new kid on the block at 14 years old — has...
  • East Windsor Family Takes Lung Cancer Fight One Step At A Time With Dad

    East Windsor Family Takes Lung Cancer Fight One Step At A Time With Dad
    EAST WINDSOR – Chris Chase won't let the advanced stages of lung cancer slow him down, according to his family. His plan to race up the stairs at City Place I in Hartford Saturday is proof. Chase, 53, hasn't smoked a cigarette in his life,...
  • Cook County to provide safety information at Earth/Arbor Day Celebration

    The Cook County Department of Environmental Control will participate in Northbrook's Earth/Arbor Day Celebration on Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon at the Village Green. The department will provide information on resources available to residents,...
  • Kenneth Houston Kraft Jr.: Businessman saw beauty in all people

    Kenneth Houston Kraft Jr.: Businessman saw beauty in all people
    Beneath the Spanish moss draped over Winter Park's signature brick-paved streets, Kenneth Kraft Jr. might have been found in quiet reverie about the beauty that existed all around him. Just as he stooped for the Sanibel Island shells he would add to his...
  • How two friends died when they couldn't pay for health care

    How two friends died when they couldn't pay for health care
    Am I the only person in South Florida who has known people who died because they couldn't afford health care? I doubt it, but we don't share their stories, and that anonymity makes it all too easy for our elected officials in Tallahassee to detach the...
  • Tips: What you need to know about the dangers of and testing for radon

    Radon is a colorless, odorless, tasteless radioactive gas. It is dangerous because we cannot notice it with our senses. Radon can come into homes through cracks in basement floors or foundations, cracks around service pipes, floor drains, and dirt floors....