| May 31, 2014
The U. S. Preventive Services Task Force, made up of 16 medical experts appointed by the federal government's Department of Health and Human Services, has recently recommended that former and current smokers, ages 55 to 80, receive annual CT scans to test...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Marilyn Beck, prominent Hollywood columnist who led the way for a hard news approach to celebrity journalism, died Saturday of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease after a three-year battle with lung cancer. She was 85.
A straight-shooter who was...
| May 2, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Gerry Venable knew it wasn't his turn to restock the coffee. He'd just bought those two big containers of Folgers. But his roommate reminded him that the bag of Starbucks beans she'd contributed to the shared stash cost just as much.
| May 6, 2014
| 3:39 PM
Every five minutes, a woman in the U.S. is told she has lung cancer, the No. 1 cancer killer of women in America.
I know too well the crush of a lung cancer diagnosis in a young woman. My husband’s mother, Peggy, was diagnosed with lung cancer at...
| May 15, 2014
| 9:41 AM
When Ginni Rometty addresses restless shareholders today at IBM’s annual investor day, it will be with the practised air of someone used to handling the regular upheavals of the industry.
“This company reinvents itself every decade. It&...
| May 8, 2014
| 9:20 PM
When radio executive Ben Hoberman took over the operation of KABC radio in Los Angeles in 1960, the station's amiable fare included shows like Don McNeill's "Breakfast Club" with music and gentle comedy.
Hoberman launched a new format. And in doing so,...
| May 13, 2014
| 12:32 PM
LONDON — U.S. drugmaker Pfizer hinted it could raise its proposed $106 billion offer if AstraZeneca would only engage in talks, as its boss was grilled by UK lawmakers on his commitment to British research spending and jobs.
| Apr 17, 2014
| 3:12 PM
Valerie Harper is not cancer-free. The actress clarified the point Thursday while in New York City on a press junket for her Hallmark Channel show, "Signed, Sealed, Delivered."
Clarification was needed thanks to an exclusive interview published in the...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 4:17 PM
Valerie Harper suddenly has more to worry about than surviving cancer: She's being sued for $2 million by the playwright-producer of the Broadway show "Looped," who has accused the actress of hiding her previous lung cancer diagnosis and her new...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Source: Pacific Prime Insurance
We've often been advised to eat the right foods and consume essential nutrients to maintain optimal health and wellness, but why do our bodies need vitamins and minerals to maintain good health?...