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Lung Cancer

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  • HBO's 'Silicon Valley' has start-up luck with Emmy nominations

    It's not easy for a new series to attract‎ attention in the tried-and-true world of Emmy voters. But like one of the upstart wunderkinds it skewers, HBO's "Silicon Valley" walked away with television's equivalent of a successful IPO on Thursday...
  • Gators' All-American running back Larry Dupree dies at 71

    Gators' All-American running back Larry Dupree dies at 71
    Before Steve Spurrier became a Heisman Trophy winner and Gators legend he deferred to Larry Dupree. Dupree, who died of a heart attack on Sunday at 71, was the team's star and a first-team All-American fullback in 1964 when Spurrier was a UF sophomore...
  • Preemie baby and toothless adults urge smokers to quit in new CDC ads

    Preemie baby and toothless adults urge smokers to quit in new CDC ads
    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...
  • 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...
  • Study: Hookah use up among teens, especially white males with money

    Study: Hookah use up among teens, especially white males with money
    Nearly 1 in 5 American high school seniors has used a hookah at least once in the preceding year, and the risk was greater for students from higher-income families, according to a study published Monday in the journal Pediatrics. Hookahs, a type of...
  • Medical pot clinic considered in Palos Hills

     Medical pot clinic considered in Palos Hills
    Palos Hills officials are mulling over a request by the owner of a medical marijuana dispensary to allow a clinic in the city. Michael Perkowski, of Tinley Park, asked council members at a recent Committee-of-the-Whole meeting about requirements for a...
  • How to fight unhealthy air pollution? Eat your broccoli

    How to fight unhealthy air pollution? Eat your broccoli
    If you live in a region with lots of air pollution, you might not always breathe easy. So it might help to sit back, relax and enjoy a helping or two of broccoli. Better yet, have a stiff cup of broccoli-sprout tea. It might not be the advice you expect...
  • Charity brings together families for final farewell

     Charity brings together families for final farewell
    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...
  • 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...
  • Michael Henry Wilson, Documentarian and Author, Dies at 67

    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...