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Lung Cancer

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  • Hungarian Holocaust Torahs restored

    Hungarian Holocaust Torahs restored
    In mid-May, Boca Raton resident Sibyl Silver was in the center of a group that concluded a three-year quest to restore Torahs stolen during the Holocaust back into Jewish use in synagogue worship. The process started In 2012, when Sibyl, and her...
  • In a nation of smokers, China bans lighting up indoors

    In a nation of smokers, China bans lighting up indoors
    China's capital began imposing the country's toughest ban on smoking in public places Monday in hopes of stemming a looming health crisis in a society where smoking remains a nearly ubiquitous part of dining, social events and life in general. Smoking...
  • Allentown Art Museum shows work of William Baziotes, a visionary raised in Reading

    Fifty-two years ago this week, a visionary artist named William Baziotes died. Baziotes' most famous Abstract Expressionist and Surrealist works hang in prominent museums throughout the United States, but most notably in the Guggenheim Museum in New...
  • Brian Wilson, John Cusack on the alchemy of 'Love and Mercy'

     Brian Wilson, John Cusack on the alchemy of 'Love and Mercy'
    With the enigmatic musical genius who wrote some of rock's most beautiful songs seated on the Music Box Theatre stage, a fan rambled into a microphone trying to convey how much Brian Wilson's music meant to him. The fellow said he'd even written a...
  • Study shows almost 15 million new cases of cancer worldwide

    Study shows almost 15 million new cases of cancer worldwide
    There were 14.9 million new cases of cancer worldwide, 8.2 million deaths and 196.3 million years of health life lost in 2013, according to a new count from a group of researchers working to measure the cancer’s reach. The researchers, including...
  • Municipal Leaders Express Outrage Over "Mega Unfunded Mandate"

    Municipal Leaders Express Outrage Over "Mega Unfunded Mandate"
    Municipal leaders came to the state Capitol Wednesday to strongly denounce legislation that they say could cost cities and towns untold millions. Senate Bill 593 would would significantly expand the workers compensation system for first responders. It...
  • House Leaders: Bill Expanding Worker's Compensation Needs Further Study

    HARTFORD — A bill that would significantly expand the workers compensation system for police and firefighters is unlikely to come up for a vote in the House of Representatives this year. House Speaker Brendan Sharkey and Minority leader Themis...
  • Wandering Eye: Fracking linked to rise in radon, shady shit in the insurance industry again, and more

    Wandering Eye: Fracking linked to rise in radon, shady shit in the insurance industry again, and more
    Documentation of the dangers of hydraulic fracturing for natural gas has been mounting, with fracking shown to cause earthquakes, and now, from a new study in "Environmental Health Perspectives," it's shown to coincide with a dramatic rise in indoor radon...
  • Study links radon levels in Pennsylvania homes to fracking

    Study links radon levels in Pennsylvania homes to fracking
    A new study by Johns Hopkins researchers links elevated levels of radioactive radon in Pennsylvania homes to the flurry of natural gas wells drilled across the state using the controversial technique known as hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking." In a...
  • Finding A Theater 'Tribe' In The Community

    Finding A Theater 'Tribe' In The Community
    Creating theater in the shadow of decades-old institutions like Hartford Stage and TheaterWorks can be a formidable challenge for a theater company, but Hartford's HartBeat Ensemble — the relative new kid on the block at 14 years old — has...
  • Independent experts blast quality of medical care in Illinois prisons

    Independent experts blast quality of medical care in Illinois prisons
    The 55-year-old inmate with a family history of lung cancer was coughing up blood the day he arrived at the medium security Illinois River prison in November 2012. A nurse sent him away with a container to spit in and told him to report back if it...