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Lung Cancer

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  • Autopsy shows New York Times writer David Carr died of lung cancer

    Autopsy shows New York Times writer David Carr died of lung cancer
    New York Times media columnist David Carr died of complications from metastatic lung cancer, according to autopsy results released Saturday. Julie Bolcer, a spokeswoman for the New York City medical examiner's office, said the autopsy shows heart...
  • Autopsy shows New York Times writer David Carr died of lung cancer

    Autopsy shows New York Times writer David Carr died of lung cancer
    New York Times media columnist David Carr died of complications from metastatic lung cancer, according to autopsy results released Saturday. Julie Bolcer, a spokeswoman for the New York City medical examiner's office, said the autopsy shows heart disease...
  • Geriatric cat may need anti-anxiety relief for long car ride

    These reader questions were answered by experts attending the North American Veterinary Conference Jan. 17-21 in Orlando, Fla.. Q: We're about to travel a long distance in the car with my 18-year-old cat. She's always been miserable on car rides. I've...
  • It's time to tighten the rules on e-cigarettes

    It's time to tighten the rules on e-cigarettes
    As more information begins to emerge about e-cigarettes, they are looking less and less like benign alternatives to traditional smoking. Teenagers are apparently taking up the so-called vaping habit in droves, and now we're also learning that the...
  • Asbestos-tainted dirt leaves Dania for landfill near Coconut Creek

    Asbestos-tainted dirt leaves Dania for landfill near Coconut Creek
    DANIA BEACH — The delicate task of removing asbestos-tainted dirt from a construction staging area near the airport began Monday. The first truck rolled out shortly before 3 p.m., headed for Waste Management's Monarch Hill landfill near Coconut...
  • Professor recalls 'crazy' discovery of radon in Berks

    The discovery in a Center Valley home last fall of the highest radon reading ever in Pennsylvania has its roots in a mystery that started in Berks County almost 30 years ago. For Brian Redmond, professor of geology and chemistry in Wilkes University's...
  • Merle Lucille Woodburn October 13, 1921 - January 15, 2015

    Merle Lucille Woodburn</br> October 13, 1921 - January 15, 2015
    Merle Lucille Woodburn (93) passed away peacefully at home on the morning of January 15, 2015. Merle was a very active member of the Burbank Community where she lived for over 72 years. Merle was born in Wolf Lake, Illinois to Merle and Dennis...
  • Philly420: Pa. medical marijuana bill out of joint?

    If and when Pennsylvania passes a medical marijuana bill, it could well exclude the most common delivery methods: smoking and vaporization. A hearing for state's medical marijuana bill has been scheduled for February 25 in Harrisburg. The Senate State...
  • Lung cancer No. 1 cancer killer of women in wealthy nations

     Lung cancer No. 1 cancer killer of women in wealthy nations
    Lung cancer has overtaken breast cancer as the leading cancer killer of women in developed countries, reflecting changing smoking patterns among females worldwide, a new report shows. Legions of women began smoking four decades ago, and the dire...
  • Samuel Leon Winder Jr., Baltimore teacher

    Samuel Leon Winder Jr., Baltimore teacher
    Sam Winder, an art teacher who family members say never forgot a relative's birthday, making sure to always mail a card with a little money slipped inside, died of lung cancer Jan. 18. The Baltimore resident was 84. Family and friends said Winder was a...
  • Medicare to cover CT lung cancer screening for high-risk smokers

    Medicare to cover CT lung cancer screening for high-risk smokers
    The US Preventative Services Task Force's recommendation for CT screening for asymptomatic smokers deemed at high risk for developing lung cancer translated into most commercial insurers covering the test starting Jan. 1. Under the Affordable Care Act,...