| Jul 7, 2014
| 10:18 AM
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.
| Jul 8, 2014
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...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 4:55 PM
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...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 1:00 PM
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....
| Jul 3, 2014
| 6:30 PM
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...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 5:55 PM
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...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 7:19 PM
President Barack Obama lampooned congressional skepticism over climate change on Wednesday, saying that lawmakers who balk at tackling air pollution are either blind to science or cowed by extremists.
In a speech to the League of Conservation Voters, the...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 3:01 PM
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...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 5:55 PM
You probably know that smoking causes lung cancer, emphysema and heart disease. But former smokers want you to know that cigarettes can give you a stroke, make your teeth fall out and cause your baby to be born dangerously early.
These are some of the...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 9:02 AM
John Louis Bourquin died peacefully on June 16, 2014, after a valiant, 13 month battle with lung cancer. He was 68 years old.
Born in Glendale and raised in La Canada, he moved to the Bay Area in 1989. He is survived by his wife of thirty-six years,...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 9:20 AM
Where do you go from here?
"On Friday, 5/30/14, I found out I had a Stage 4 lung cancer. People in my condition have about a year to live on average, and treatment is now limited to making the next year more bearable. There are other options that may be...