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Lung Cancer

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  • Another Obamacare goal: Spend money on prevention, save money on cure

    Another Obamacare goal: Spend money on prevention, save money on cure
    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...
  • Mary Elizabeth Dyer Corrin, teacher

    Mary Elizabeth Dyer Corrin, teacher
    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....
  • Efrem Zimbalist Jr. dies at 95; starred in '77 Sunset Strip'

    Efrem Zimbalist Jr. dies at 95; starred in '77 Sunset Strip'
    Efrem Zimbalist Jr., the elegant actor with the mellifluous baritone who costarred as the suave private eye Stuart Bailey on TV's "77 Sunset Strip" beginning in the late 1950s and later starred as the buttoned-down Inspector Lewis Erskine on "The F.B.I.,"...
  • Ask Amy: Mom wants deadbeat dad to step up

    Ask Amy: Mom wants deadbeat dad to step up
    Dear Amy: I am a 37-year-old mother of two. My youngest child is 6. His father and I were never really a couple, and we never had a plan for a future together. He is just a big kid who has never really grown up and taken responsibility financially to help...
  • Memorial planned for anthropologist who helped identify Gacy victims

    Memorial planned for anthropologist who helped identify Gacy victims
    A memorial service will be held later this year for Clyde Snow, a noted forensic anthropologist who has worked on some of the most famous cases in the world — including in Chicago. Snow, 86, died of lung cancer and emphysema May 16 in Norman,...
  • "Breathe Deep" raises more than $210,000

    "Breathe Deep" raises more than $210,000
    Dollars, footsteps and emotion came together for Breathe Deep North Shore, as one of the nation's largest lung cancer fundraisers secured more than $210,000 in contributions for research and awareness. This year's effort, culminating in a run-walk at the...
  • Elmhurst residents walk all night to fight cancer

     Elmhurst residents walk all night to fight cancer
    Walking all night is not a difficult task when you've faced the much greater battle of fighting cancer. For cancer survivors, it was a joy to see the support-- and worn shoe leather—of other people who also want to conquer cancer. More than 500...
  • Debra Sherman, 1962-2014

    Debra Sherman, 1962-2014
    Debra Sherman worked as a reporter for wire services covering the financial markets and the health care industry for more than 20 years. After she was diagnosed with metastatic lung cancer in 2013, her bosses at Reuters encouraged her to start a blog on...
  • Ben Hoberman dies at 91; former KABC manager pioneered all-talk radio

    Ben Hoberman dies at 91; former KABC manager pioneered all-talk radio
    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,...
  • UK Lawmakers Grill Pfizer Executive On Bid For AstraZeneca

    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. In response,...
  • The Rev. Thomas W. Strieter, civil rights champion, 1933-2014

    The Rev. Thomas W. Strieter, civil rights champion, 1933-2014
    The Rev. Thomas W. Strieter and his wife, Doris, had recently finished editing the third in a series of six volumes on the homilies of outspoken Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero, who was assassinated in 1980 while in church celebrating Mass. It was...