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Lung Cancer

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  • Federal Funding For Cancer Research Plummets In State

    Connecticut's share of funding from the National Cancer Institute has dropped 19 percent since 2010 – a steeper decline than many other states, an analysis of National Institutes of Health (NIH) data show. Federal cancer institute funding to...
  • Gerald McRaney puts his heart into his role in 'The Best of Me'

    Gerald McRaney puts his heart into his role in 'The Best of Me'
    Gerald McRaney is just an old softie who wears his heart on his sleeve whenever he talks about his wife of 25 years, "Designing Women" actress Delta Burke. "Ten years ago, I had lung cancer," said the actor, 67, who came to fame in the lighthearted...
  • 'Death with dignity' movement awakened by Brittany Maynard

    To the editor: I had never considered the concept of "death with dignity" until I had a front row seat to the horror of death without dignity as my husband suffered beyond what any human should before dying of lung cancer just over a year ago. ("...
  • Robert W. Mockard Sr., moving firm officer

    Robert W. Mockard Sr., moving firm officer
    Robert Warren Mockard Sr., a retired president and owner of a local moving firm, died of lung cancer Monday at Stella Maris Hospice. The Sparks resident was 85. Born in Parkville, he was the son of Ellsworth Elmer Mockard Jr. and Anna Hofmann Mockard....
  • Breast cancer survivor shares her story to inspire others

    Breast cancer survivor shares her story to inspire others
    From breast cancer patient to survivor to chairwoman of the Survivorship Committee at Susan G. Komen South Florida, Marion Pollock is a woman on a mission. The Boynton Beach native and nail tech at Hunters Run, Pollock discovered a small lump in her...
  • Back Pain Not Related to Rain

    If you think the weather affects your joints or back, a study released recently says you should probably reconsider, at least when it comes to your back. It found no connection between back pain and changes in temperature, humidity, air pressure, wind...
  • Logan Layman's 'Won't Let it': A young woman's song about cancer

    Logan Layman's 'Won't Let it': A young woman's song about cancer
     In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, your humble Popcorn blogger spent some time this weekend with Logan Layman, the talented young songwriter from Williamsburg, about "Won't Let It," one of the songs that helped her take first place in...
  • Stephanie Haridopolos: Voters need to know myths surrounding Amendment 2

    Stephanie Haridopolos: Voters need to know myths surrounding Amendment 2
    As a voter, you've probably heard several myths associated with Amendment 2, the proposal to legalize medical marijuana. More often than not, these myths have been formulated by the proponents of the ballot language, to make you think smoking pot is...
  • Clarence Schawk, built leading graphics company, dies at 88

     Clarence Schawk, built leading graphics company, dies at 88
    With $500 in wedding gift money, Clarence W. Schawk started a printing-plate business bearing his name in 1953 that grew to become a publicly traded leader in the graphics and brand development industry. Mr. Schawk was the CEO of Des Plaines-based...
  • William Coffman Jr.: Former educator loved family, church, Dew

    William Coffman Jr.: Former educator loved family, church, Dew
    For William Coffman, his love for Mountain Dew was rivaled only by his love for his large, tight-knit family and the work he did for his church. Although his family had already given away several of the cans Coffman had at his Kissimmee home, there were...
  • Chicago cabaret takes a richly deserved bow

    Chicago cabaret takes a richly deserved bow
    We often think of cabaret as a fragile art form, its emphasis on hyper-literate songwriting and jazz-tinged musicianship scuttling this music to the margins of American culture. But when you witness a small army of singers and instrumentalists...