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Lung Cancer

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  • 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...
  • Report: Delays, staffing shortages at Maryland VA medical centers

    Report: Delays, staffing shortages at Maryland VA medical centers
    The Veterans Health Administration medical center in Cecil County was so understaffed that at one point, federal investigators report, three doctors were caring for 5,000 patients. "I am not able to think of any acceptable or practical way to do all that...
  • Obama Meets Castro? Latin America Turning A Page

    Obama Meets Castro? Latin America Turning A Page
    Eduardo Galeano, one of Latin America's fieriest authors, died Monday at 74 after a long bout with lung cancer. But the Uruguayan writer, who did with prose what Ernesto "Che" Guevara did with a bandoleer and inspired rebels around the globe, had...
  • 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....
  • Don't wait until it's too late to discuss your medical care

    Don't wait until it's too late to discuss your medical care
    “Mr. B is a 76-year-old Vietnam veteran presenting with profound left sided weakness.” No matter what information was about to follow this opening sentence, I knew this patient was definitely in harm’s way. Sure enough, as the...
  • To find breast cancer, more mammograms aren't better, expert panel says

    To find breast cancer, more mammograms aren't better, expert panel says
    Despite years of controversy over the best way to screen women for breast cancer, an expert panel convened by the federal government is standing by its controversial recommendation that most women should get mammograms only once every two years, and...
  • 'Liquid biopsy' picks up cancer biomarkers in blood, study finds

    'Liquid biopsy' picks up cancer biomarkers in blood, study finds
    A blood test known as a "liquid biopsy" could help doctors track a shifty type of lung cancer without the need for invasive procedures, an international team of researchers says. The findings, presented at the American Assn. for Cancer Research...
  • Wandering Eye: MTA head quietly removed, BPD settles lawsuit, and more

    Wandering Eye: MTA head quietly removed, BPD settles lawsuit, and more
    Timothy Ashe, a man who claims to have incurred $55,000 in medical expenses as a result of being punched out by a Baltimore City police officer in Jan. 2011, is set to receive $80,000 in city funds to settle the resulting lawsuit. According to the...
  • Former RI mobster Ouimette dies in North Carolina prison

    A former mob enforcer in Rhode Island with ties to late New England crime boss Raymond L.S. Patriarca has died in a federal prison in North Carolina. Gerard T. Ouimette was 75. The Federal Bureau of Prison's website reported that Ouimette, who had...
  • Glen Burnie East: Harundale team steps up to bat against cancer, again

    Glen Burnie East: Harundale team steps up to bat against cancer, again
    Like clubs all across the country, Harundale Youth Sports League opened its 2015 softball season Saturday with a festive spirit and march around the fields at Corkran Middle School. But once again, the 14U team will dedicate their season to a very...