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Lung Cancer

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  • 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...
  • 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’...
  • On The Fly: Football Brawls And Bad Behavior

    There was a lot of brawling, unnecessary shoving and stomping going on Sunday in the NFL and sadly, it continued Monday in college football. The Rams and Giants got into a brouhaha on the sidelines in Sunday's 37-27 Giants' win after Rams linebacker...
  • 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....
  • Billie Whitelaw dies at 82; veteran British actress collaborated with Samuel Beckett

    Billie Whitelaw dies at 82; veteran British actress collaborated with Samuel Beckett
    British actress Billie Whitelaw, who collaborated closely with Irish playwright Samuel Beckett and appeared on stage and screen for decades, died Sunday in a London nursing home. She was 82. Whitelaw's death was confirmed by Charlotte Schram, general...
  • Joe Cocker dead at 70; said before 2012 Musikfest show he was lucky, looked to Woodstock's 50th anniversary

    Joe Cocker dead at 70; said before 2012 Musikfest show he was lucky, looked to Woodstock's 50th anniversary
    Joe Cocker, the gritty-voiced rocker veteran who for more than 50 years has stayed relevant by evolving from blues rock of such ’60s hits as “Feelin’ Alright” to sing softer, more adult contemporary 1980s fare like “Up...
  • 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...