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Lung Cancer

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  • Bud Cole: Now is the time to restore Joe Paterno's legacy

    Bud Cole: Now is the time to restore Joe Paterno's legacy
    It's time to restore the respected and noteworthy legacy of Joe Paterno and the image of Pennsylvania State University. I don't believe opinions of cynics, detractors and rival fans deserve any merit. While these naysayers sit back, point their...
  • William R. Burfeind Jr.: Lung cancer screening for heavy smokers saves lives

    William R. Burfeind Jr.: Lung cancer screening for heavy smokers saves lives
    Chances are you know someone who has died from lung cancer. That loss might have been prevented if proposed Medicare coverage of screening for heavy smokers had been in place. Screening those at greatest risk of developing the disease could save tens of...
  • Workplace wellness programs popular, but do they improve health?

    Workplace wellness programs popular, but do they improve health?
    Workplace wellness programs, one of the pillars of the national health care overhaul, are increasingly popular among employers who believe they can help control costs and workers who see them as a perk. But experts caution that wellness programs vary...
  • Mother Rytasha, 72, socialite turned spiritual teacher

    Mother Rytasha, 72, socialite turned spiritual teacher
    Mother Rytasha, the daughter of a Palm Beach socialite who set aside wealth and possessions 30 years ago to serve the poor of Bangladesh, India and Nepal, died Monday in Pompano Beach. She was 72. She grew a following of disciples as she dispensed...
  • Review: 'Essays After Eighty' by Donald Hall

    Review: 'Essays After Eighty' by Donald Hall
    'In the morning, I turn on the coffee, glue in my teeth, take four pills, swallow Metamucil and wipe it off my beard, fasten a brace over my buckling knee ... then read the newspaper and drink black coffee," writes Donald Hall, former U.S. poet laureate...
  • 'Delicious' delivers a tart tale of a dying salty matriarch

    'Delicious' delivers a tart tale of a dying salty matriarch
    The comic drama "Isn't It Delicious" is aimed squarely at baby boomers — the hokey pokey plays a pivotal role, and a trio of central characters are named after Kennedys. But formative pop-culture references are the least of it. The story of a steely...
  • Yale Study: Brain Responds Differently In Male And Female Smokers

    Yale Study: Brain Responds Differently In Male And Female Smokers
    By analyzing dynamic brain scans, Yale researchers have pinpointed a different brain response between male and female smokers, a finding that could lead to breakthroughs in developing gender-specific treatments to help smokers quit. The study,...
  • Pennsylvania DEP frets Center Valley residents aren't heeding radon warning

    Pennsylvania DEP frets Center Valley residents aren't heeding radon warning
    Concerned residents filled the meeting room at the Upper Saucon Township Municipal Building on Thursday night to learn more about how to detect, and mitigate, what state and federal officials are calling extremely high levels of radon in Center Valley...
  • Buck Showalter, MLB public relations staffers pay tribute to Monica Barlow

    Buck Showalter, MLB public relations staffers pay tribute to Monica Barlow
    For the past two years, Major League Baseball's public relations departments have come together to organize auctions to benefit cancer research. This year, after the death of Orioles public relations director Monica Barlow to lung cancer in February,...
  • Winter Meetings Day 1: More on Dan Duquette, catching depth and filling outfield holes

    Winter Meetings Day 1: More on Dan Duquette, catching depth and filling outfield holes
    Baseball's annual winter meetings officially begin today in San Diego. The lobby of the Manchester Grand Hyatt will be filled with reporters, agents and club executives. There might have been some awkward moments Sunday night as the Orioles club brass...
  • Ann Johnson: This Christmas, she will be missed

    Ann Johnson: This Christmas, she will be missed
    It's nearing Christmas and Ann Johnson isn't there to coordinate the family get-together, the decorating of the house, the buying of presents and a long list of other things. As a former bookkeeper, office manager and legal secretary, Johnson was the...