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Lung Cancer

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  • Piatigorsky house is gone, but pieces of history were saved

    Piatigorsky house is gone, but pieces of history were saved
    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. The two-story...
  • Celebrating Walt's birthday: Disney World announcement in 1965

    Celebrating Walt's birthday: Disney World announcement in 1965
    Walt Disney, the mind behind Mickey Mouse, Disneyland and Walt Disney World, was born 113 years ago today.  The business magnate, cartoonist and filmmaker was the co-founder of The Walt Disney Company, along with his older brother, Roy Disney.  Walt's...
  • 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...
  • Lung cancer screening used to find cancer at an early stage

    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...
  • State hoops: Wake Forest routs Mount St. Mary's

    State hoops: Wake Forest routs Mount St. Mary's
    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...
  • Orioles honored late PR director with playoff money, gave full share to Chris Davis

    Orioles honored late PR director with playoff money, gave full share to Chris Davis
    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....
  • Thomas Leach, longtime Chicago elections spokesman, dies at 76

     Thomas Leach, longtime Chicago elections spokesman, dies at 76
    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. "Tom...
  • Facing cancer, and finding heaven on earth

    Facing cancer, and finding heaven on earth
    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...
  • Center Valley homes found with high concentration of deadly radon gas

    Center Valley homes found with high concentration of deadly radon gas
    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...
  • Racing champ Hunter-Reay honors mom who died of cancer

    After his mother died of colon cancer in 2009, South Florida's race car driver Ryan Hunter-Reay dreamed of helping to find a cure and one day dedicating a cancer facility in his mother's honor. On Friday, the Indianapolis 500 champion announced a $2.5...
  • AstraZeneca adding 300 jobs in Frederick in $200M expansion

    AstraZeneca adding 300 jobs in Frederick in $200M expansion
    British drugmaker AstraZeneca is doubling down on Maryland, spending $200 million to expand its Frederick manufacturing facility a year after shifting hundreds of out-of-state jobs to Montgomery County. Company officials said Friday that they are...