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Lung Cancer

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  • Shouldn't you encourage children not to play football?

    It is well-established that smokers face a hugely increased chance that they will one day suffer from lung cancer. Some things just aren’t good for you. In a recent Tribune story, the NFL was reported in agreement with a study concluding that...
  • Sister's death pits Hagerty coach vs. childhood cancer

    Sister's death pits Hagerty coach vs. childhood cancer
    His sister's hair was brown, and she was cute. Phil Ziglar remembers that. She was mischievous, the youngest and always picked what television show to watch, over Ziglar and his other little sister, Paula. The Hagerty football coach remembers that, too....
  • Joe Sample dies at 75; influential jazz-funk pianist

    Influential keyboardist Joe Sample, who helped push the boundaries of jazz and funk as a member of the Jazz Crusaders, died Friday in Houston. He was 75. Sample's career with the Jazz Crusaders began as a hard bop group in Texas in the late '50s...
  • Hartford HealthCare Launches Alliance With Leading NYC Cancer Center

    Hartford HealthCare Launches Alliance With Leading NYC Cancer Center
    HARTFORD — The alliance Hartford HealthCare announced a year ago with Memorial Sloan Kettering to tap into the leading New York cancer center's research and treatment capabilities is moving forward. The two health organizations announced Tuesday...
  • Reflecting on memorable scenes from the Orioles' celebration Tuesday

    Reflecting on memorable scenes from the Orioles' celebration Tuesday
    One of the best things about being a sportswriter during a clinching celebration -- whether it’s a division title like the Orioles captured Tuesday night or a World Series, which I’ve covered five times in my career -- is the ability to be...
  • Diesel trucks and buses belch cleaner fumes

    Diesel trucks and buses belch cleaner  fumes
    While merging into Interstate 4 rush hour or idling behind an Orange County school bus, take comfort in this: Diesel fumes don't sicken or kill as potently as they did not long ago. The move to cleaner trucks and buses has been chugging along for 20...
  • Fracking workers exposed to dangerous amounts of benzene, study says

    Fracking workers exposed to dangerous amounts of benzene, study says
    Some workers at oil and gas sites where fracking occurs are routinely exposed to high levels of benzene, a colorless gas that can cause cancer, according to a study by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. The agency, which is...
  • State won't probe dumped material at Wescosville Elementary

    State won't probe dumped material at Wescosville Elementary
    State environmental officials say they don't plan on investigating asbestos-laden materials dumped and later buried behind Wescosville Elementary School last year. State Department of Environmental Protection spokeswoman Colleen Connolly said Thursday...
  • Venice Film Review: 'The Farewell Party'

    A group of friends at a Jerusalem retirement home construct a machine for self-euthanasia in order to help a terminally ill pal in "The Farewell Party," a poignant, provocative dramedy from Israeli helmers Sharon Maymon and Tal Granit. with dignity....
  • Telluride Film Review: 'Merchants of Doubt'

    Although it's hardly the first issue-driven documentary bent on exposing the corrupt practices and outright lies perpetuated by multinational businesses, "Merchants of Doubt" distinguishes itself in part by taking that brand of dishonesty as its very...
  • Louis A. Zupnik, general manager

    Louis A. Zupnik, general manager
    Louis A. Zupnik, a retired general manager of an automobile dealership who later established an antiques store, died of lung cancer Aug. 27 at his home in Shrewsbury, Pa. He was 68. The son of Dr. Howard L. Zupnik, a surgeon, and Katherine Sherald...