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Lung Cancer

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  • Joseph F. Philipps led training program for plumbers, 1917-2014

     Joseph F. Philipps led training program for plumbers, 1917-2014
    When the national chapter of the Plumbers and Pipefitters Union wanted to create an instructor training program in the early 1950s, it turned to Joseph F. Philipps, who 17 years earlier began his career as an apprentice with Local 597. Mr. Philipps...
  • Study: Hookah use up among teens, especially white males with money

    Study: Hookah use up among teens, especially white males with money
    Nearly 1 in 5 American high school seniors has used a hookah at least once in the preceding year, and the risk was greater for students from higher-income families, according to a study published Monday in the journal Pediatrics. Hookahs, a type of...
  • Support fundraiser for longtime friend with cancer [Old Town Laurel]

    There are not a lot of relationships that last a lifetime. Sooner or later even the best of friends drift apart, when the challenges of raising a family, a change in career plans or a move across country causes a tightly knit friendship to wane. That was...
  • Howard Barrett: Artist's designs helped Martin's bids stand out

    Howard Barrett: Artist's designs helped Martin's bids stand out
    Howard "Howie" Grant Barrett wasn't your typical technology-oriented Martin Marietta employee. The former Marine graduated from a watchmaker college and an art school before working as an art director for the defense contractor from 1969 until he...
  • Another Obamacare goal: Spend money on prevention, save money on cure

    Another Obamacare goal: Spend money on prevention, save money on cure
    Randy Gutzke, a longtime IV drug user who says he struggles daily to stay sober, recently was offered a quick-results test for hepatitis C at a West Side community health center. A case manager also reviewed the behaviors that put him at risk for...
  • Mary Elizabeth Dyer Corrin, teacher

    Mary Elizabeth Dyer Corrin, teacher
    Mary Elizabeth Dyer Corrin, a code-breaker during World War II and former teacher at two Towson-area elementary schools, died June 30 of lung cancer at the Blakehurst retirement community. She was 92. The daughter of Navy Vice Adm. George C. Dyer, Mrs....
  • New Jersey may become first state to ban smoking on beaches, in parks

    New Jersey could become the first state in the nation to ban cigarettes, cigars and other tobacco products in all public parks and beaches if Gov. Chris Christie signs into law a sweeping anti-smoking bill approved by lawmakers. The bill passed both...
  • Michael Henry Wilson, Documentarian and Author, Dies at 67

    Documentary filmmaker and author Michael Henry Wilson died of lung cancer June 26 in Westlake, Calif. He was 67. Known for his deep knowledge of film history and close relationships with filmmakers, Wilson directed documentaries including "A Personal...
  • Charity brings together families for final farewell

     Charity brings together families for final farewell
    Daniel Aspan was tapped out. The San Antonio resident had spent more than $3,000 over a few months flying several times to Elmhurst to visit his mother who was dying from lung cancer that had spread to her brain. Just a week after his final visit he...
  • Elmhurst residents walk all night to fight cancer

     Elmhurst residents walk all night to fight cancer
    Walking all night is not a difficult task when you've faced the much greater battle of fighting cancer. For cancer survivors, it was a joy to see the support-- and worn shoe leather—of other people who also want to conquer cancer. More than 500...
  • Medical pot clinic considered in Palos Hills

     Medical pot clinic considered in Palos Hills
    Palos Hills officials are mulling over a request by the owner of a medical marijuana dispensary to allow a clinic in the city. Michael Perkowski, of Tinley Park, asked council members at a recent Committee-of-the-Whole meeting about requirements for a...