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Lung Cancer

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Top Lung Cancer Articles

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  • 'Death with dignity' movement awakened by Brittany Maynard

    To the editor: I had never considered the concept of "death with dignity" until I had a front row seat to the horror of death without dignity as my husband suffered beyond what any human should before dying of lung cancer just over a year ago. ("...
  • Freddie Mae Pearman: Orlando woman loved teaching 'little people'

     Freddie Mae Pearman: Orlando woman loved teaching 'little people'
    Freddie Mae Pearman did not choose easy jobs. For more than a decade, the single mother worked at the Center for Drug-Free Living, counseling drug and alcohol abusers. Later, she worked at Cherokee School with children who were severely emotionally...
  • Robert W. Mockard Sr., moving firm officer

    Robert W. Mockard Sr., moving firm officer
    Robert Warren Mockard Sr., a retired president and owner of a local moving firm, died of lung cancer Monday at Stella Maris Hospice. The Sparks resident was 85. Born in Parkville, he was the son of Ellsworth Elmer Mockard Jr. and Anna Hofmann Mockard....
  • More Asbestos Found During Wethersfield High Construction

    WETHERSFIELD -- Asbestos removal costs for the high school renovation project continue to climb, as workers keep discovering more of the hazardous material in the building. The town council this week approved an additional $380,000 for monitoring and...
  • Back Pain Not Related to Rain

    If you think the weather affects your joints or back, a study released recently says you should probably reconsider, at least when it comes to your back. It found no connection between back pain and changes in temperature, humidity, air pressure, wind...
  • Logan Layman's 'Won't Let it': A young woman's song about cancer

    Logan Layman's 'Won't Let it': A young woman's song about cancer
     In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, your humble Popcorn blogger spent some time this weekend with Logan Layman, the talented young songwriter from Williamsburg, about "Won't Let It," one of the songs that helped her take first place in...
  • Founder Chuck Smith's family sues Calvary Chapel

    A daughter and the widow of Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa founder Chuck Smith have sued his former church, alleging a conspiracy to commandeer Smith's ministry and deny him emergency medical attention on his deathbed. Smith died last year at age 86 after...
  • Leesburg police go pink -- for a good cause

    Leesburg police go pink -- for a good cause
    Pink may not sound like a particularly masculine color, but in October, a lot of police officers in Leesburg plan to be wearing just that. Their goal isn’t to make a statement about fashion, though. The Leesburg Police Department wants to raise...
  • Clarence Schawk, built leading graphics company, dies at 88

     Clarence Schawk, built leading graphics company, dies at 88
    With $500 in wedding gift money, Clarence W. Schawk started a printing-plate business bearing his name in 1953 that grew to become a publicly traded leader in the graphics and brand development industry. Mr. Schawk was the CEO of Des Plaines-based...
  • Federal Funding For Cancer Research Plummets In State

    Connecticut's share of funding from the National Cancer Institute has dropped 19 percent since 2010 – a steeper decline than many other states, an analysis of National Institutes of Health (NIH) data show. Federal cancer institute funding to...
  • When interests overlap for Durbin, lobbyist wife

    When interests overlap for Durbin, lobbyist wife
    Sen. Dick Durbin has long said that he and his wife, Loretta, an Illinois lobbyist, take pains to separate their work and avoid conflicts of interest. But a Tribune investigation has found instances in which Loretta Durbin's clients have received...