| Dec 4, 2014
| 4:30 PM
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...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 4:23 PM
Kevin Sweat stashes two packs of cigarillos into the seat of his walker on wheels and rolls it down the ramp of the Gerald D. Robison Residence. His shoes scrape on the concrete driveway as he shuffles the walker to a spot near the street.
| Dec 6, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Mexican novelist, playwright and screenwriter Vicente Leñero, whose popular works stirred up controversy in government and religious circles, died Wednesday at his home in Mexico City. He was 81.
His death was announced by the National Council for...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 7:15 PM
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...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The distress call came in early July from a longtime resident of Brentwood.
"The Piatigorsky house is being demolished," she said. "We were their neighbors for 60 years." Los Angeles was losing part of its cultural history, she said.
| Nov 11, 2014
| 2:11 PM
(Reuters Health) - Swedes who talked on mobile or cordless phones for more than 25 years had triple the risk of a certain kind of brain cancer compared to those who used wireless phones for less than a year, a new study suggests.
The odds of...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 9:27 PM
Codi Miller-McIntyre had 11 points, eight rebounds and seven assists as host Wake Forest earned an 83-49 victory over Mount St. Mary's on Wednesday night. Cornelius Hudson had 10 points and four rebounds for the Demon Deacons (4-2), who have won their...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 3:35 PM
After covering crime and politics as a reporter, Thomas R. Leach spent 34 years as the chief spokesman for the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners, handling the agency's public relations and working with the commissioners across 59 elections.
| Nov 26, 2014
| 5:30 AM
When the Orioles players met in September to vote on how they would divvy up whatever playoff money they would receive from the 2014 postseason, they made a point to remember late public relations director Monica Barlow.
In fact, they made two points....
| Nov 23, 2014
| 7:50 AM
Oren Miller's children — 6-year-old Liam and 4-year-old Madeline — lean in close as they play Chutes and Ladders with their dad.
"OK, Madeline, you're at 42. Count forward six," he says, his voice gentle.
He is wearing three layers despite...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 3:11 PM
Hundreds of homeowners in the Center Valley area are being urged to test their homes for the cancer-causing gas radon after one of the highest concentrations recorded in Pennsylvania was found there.
The state Department of Environmental Protection...