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Lung Cancer

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  • Wendell Ford, ex-Kentucky governor, U.S. senator, dies at 90

    Former U.S. Sen. and Kentucky Gov. Wendell Ford, an unapologetic smoker whose unfiltered chats and speeches endeared him to voters in a state that once thrived on tobacco and coal, has died at age 90. Ford's health had declined in the last two weeks,...
  • E-cigarettes can produce more formaldehyde than regular cigarettes, study says

    E-cigarettes can produce more formaldehyde than regular cigarettes, study says
    A preliminary study in the New England Journal of Medicine raises a new worry about electronic cigarettes – exposure to formaldehyde. Under certain conditions, taking 10 puffs from an e-cigarette would expose a user to about 2.5 times as much...
  • MiYoung Moon: She saw weeds as nutrients, life as joyful

     MiYoung Moon: She saw weeds as nutrients, life as joyful
    Nutrients found in dandelions strengthen the hair, liver, even aid with diabetes. Occasionally, on her treks around the New Jersey neighborhood she shared with her daughter, MiYoung Moon stopped to pluck the weeds from the earth for use in salads....
  • American Cancer Society: Cancer rates drop nationally

    FORT WORTH, Texas Declines in tobacco use, along with screenings, advances in cancer prevention and treatment combined to create good news: Cancer rates have dropped 22 percent in two decades, according to the American Cancer Society. Death rates from...
  • Illinois manufacturer cited for exposing workers to carcinogen

     Illinois manufacturer cited for exposing workers to carcinogen
    An Illinois snowplow-maker could face more than $43,000 in fines after a federal safety agency found company employees were exposed to a contaminant linked to cancer. A call and email to Flink seeking comment Tuesday evening weren't returned. The...
  • The rich woman's burden: Lung passes breast as top female cancer killer in wealthy nations

    For the first time, lung cancer has passed breast cancer as the leading cause of cancer deaths for women in rich countries. The reason is smoking, which peaked years later for women than it did for men. Lung cancer has been the top cancer killer for...
  • US cancer rates down 22% over 20 years

    Declines in tobacco use, screenings, advances in cancer prevention and treatment have combined to create good news: Cancer rates have dropped 22 percent in two decades, the American Cancer Society said. Death rates from four major types of cancer lung,...
  • Carol Capó, former opinion editor and arts leader, died Thursday

    Carol Capó, former opinion editor and arts leader, died Thursday
    NEWPORT NEWS — Carol Capó, former opinion editor at the Daily Press and director of the Newport News Public Art Foundation, died Thursday following a lengthy illness with lung cancer. She was 66. Daily Press Publisher Digby Solomon cited her wit...
  • J. Lester Dabbs Jr.: Principal of principals was fine teacher

    J. Lester Dabbs Jr.: Principal of principals was fine teacher
    At Ocoee Café on Sunday mornings, he ordered grilled wheat toast and liked his bacon extra crispy. J. Lester Dabbs — and about eight other regulars — never went a morning without breakfast at the McKey Street restaurant. Also at that table...
  • South Africa grants parole to apartheid-era killer De Kock

    South Africa grants parole to apartheid-era killer De Kock
    One of apartheid’s most notorious killers, Eugene de Kock, a former police colonel nicknamed "Prime Evil," will walk free after 20 years in jail. South Africa’s government announced Friday that De Kock had been granted parole. De Kock’...
  • Penn State gets wins restored, Joe Paterno again winningest coach

    Penn State gets wins restored, Joe Paterno again winningest coach
    The NCAA agreed Friday to restore 112 football wins it had stripped from Penn State and Joe Paterno in the Jerry Sandusky child-molestation scandal and to reinstate the venerated late coach as the winningest in major college football history. The...