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Lung Cancer

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  • Scientists explain how stem cells and 'bad luck' cause cancer

    Scientists explain how stem cells and 'bad luck' cause cancer
    Why are some types of cancer so much more common than others? Sometimes it’s due to faulty genes inherited from one’s parents and sometimes to behaviors like smoking a pack of cigarettes every day. But in most cases, it comes down to something...
  • Middletown Health Department Offering Radon Test Kits For Residents

    MIDDLETOWN — The city health department is offering a limited number of free radon test kits for residents in January as part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Radon Action Month. With proof of residency, the kits can be picked up in...
  • Cannabis crazy: It doesn't just describe the move to legalize weed. It could happen to you.

    In 2014, our country went cannabis crazy, bringing to 18 the number of states decriminalizing pot. Colorado opened boutiques selling “mountain high suckers” in grape and butterscotch flavors and posted signs that proclaimed the state is...
  • In China, app aims to shame polluters by showing who is fouling air

    In China, app aims to shame polluters by showing who is fouling air
    Sitting at a desk in his small office here, Ma Jun, one of China's best-known environmental advocates, shows off his latest tool in the fight against the nation's crippling air pollution: a computer app. Displayed on a tablet, the app shows a map of...
  • Health improvements you can make today that will pay off for a lifetime

    Improving your health and wellness can seem like a daunting task, especially if you know you have some bad health habits to break. But, several improvements you can make today can result in tremendous health benefits. The following suggestions come...
  • John Bowsher dies at 62; local art world figure helped open MOCA in 1980s

    John Bowsher dies at 62; local art world figure helped open MOCA in 1980s
    John Bowsher, vice president of museum infrastructure at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and a local art world figure who helped open the Museum of Contemporary Art in the early 1980s, died Monday morning at his home in Hancock Park. He was 62....
  • News the rest of the media won't give you about 2015

    News the rest of the media won't give you about 2015
    Here's the news the rest of the media won't give you about 2015. Actually, they're predictions. Or they're jokes. Frankly, there isn't much difference most of the time, unless the person doing the predicting is named Tom Skilling. Otherwise, Jay...
  • So you think marijuana isn't addictive

    So you think marijuana isn't addictive
    In 2014, our country went cannabis crazy, bringing to 18 the number of states decriminalizing pot. Colorado opened boutiques selling "mountain high suckers" in grape and butterscotch flavors and posted signs that proclaimed the state is "where prohibition...
  • Even if you backslide, resolving to improve your health is worthwhile

    If you've ever made New Year's resolutions that include adopting better health habits, you probably know they aren't easy to keep. The reason resolutions often don't work is because lasting change is usually not accomplished in a dramatic leap but through...
  • Black Hawk statue restoration leader undaunted by cancer diagnosis

     Black Hawk statue restoration leader undaunted by cancer diagnosis
    Charron Rausa and her husband, Frank, are nearing completion of their improbable campaign to restore an iconic statue, the 48-foot, 270-ton Eternal Indian that draws about 400,000 visitors a year to bluffs along the Rock River in Oregon, Ill. They've...
  • Kick the smoking habit with these programs

    Shannon McCall has a great gift idea that some people can give to their loved ones this holiday season. “What a wonderful gift it would be to tell people who love you and care about you that you are working on becoming an ex-smoker,” McCall...