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Lung Cancer

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  • MiYoung Moon: She saw weeds as nutrients, life as joyful

     MiYoung Moon: She saw weeds as nutrients, life as joyful
    Nutrients found in dandelions strengthen the hair, liver, even aid with diabetes. Occasionally, on her treks around the New Jersey neighborhood she shared with her daughter, MiYoung Moon stopped to pluck the weeds from the earth for use in salads....
  • New Laws Ban Smoking With Kids in Car

     
    I was having a conversation with someone recently whose 80-year-old father is currently sick with lung cancer. He smoked much of his youth, and when his son asked him why he even started smoking, he replied that it was simply......
  • Wendell Ford, Democratic Kentucky governor and longtime U.S. senator, dies

    Wendell Ford, Democratic Kentucky governor and longtime U.S. senator, dies
    Wendell H. Ford, a former Kentucky governor and longtime Democratic U.S. senator, died Thursday at his Kentucky home. He was 90.  Ford had publicly acknowledged last year that he was battling lung cancer, and his family and state officials confirmed his...
  • Wendell Ford, longtime Kentucky senator, dies at 90

    Kentucky political legend and purveyor of Southern wit Wendell H. Ford has died. Ford, 90, had been undergoing treatment for lung cancer. A Democrat, Ford served in the Senate for 24 years before retiring at the end of his fourth term in 1999. Prior...
  • 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...
  • J.P. Parise, ex-Minnesota North Stars standout, dies at 73

    MINNEAPOLIS -- J.P. Parise, a Minnesota North Stars standout who also played for Canada in a landmark series against the Soviet Union in 1972, has died of lung cancer. He was 73. Parise died Wednesday night at his home in suburban Prior Lake, the Parise...
  • 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...
  • So you think marijuana isn't addictive

    So you think marijuana isn't addictive
    In 2014, our country went cannabis crazy, bringing to 18 the number of states decriminalizing pot. Colorado opened boutiques selling "mountain high suckers" in grape and butterscotch flavors and posted signs that proclaimed the state is "where prohibition...