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Lung Cancer

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  • Mark Johnson, Villa Park cop and school district president, dies

     Mark Johnson, Villa Park cop and school district president, dies
    Mark W. Johnson was a Villa Park police officer and deputy chief who spent 15 years as a board member and board president of DuPage High School District 88. He was the west suburban department's first officer for Drug Abuse Resistance Education, or...
  • Lung cancer No. 1 cancer killer of women in wealthy nations

     Lung cancer No. 1 cancer killer of women in wealthy nations
    Lung cancer has overtaken breast cancer as the leading cancer killer of women in developed countries, reflecting changing smoking patterns among females worldwide, a new report shows. Legions of women began smoking four decades ago, and the dire...
  • Mayo Clinic Q&A: Lung cancer screening used to find cancer at an early stage

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: At my last physical, my doctor suggested that I should be screened for lung cancer. I used to smoke about a pack of cigarettes a day, but I quit 12 years ago. I'm 63 now and in good health. Is screening really necessary for me? What does...
  • Medicare to cover CT lung cancer screening for high-risk smokers

    Medicare to cover CT lung cancer screening for high-risk smokers
    The US Preventative Services Task Force's recommendation for CT screening for asymptomatic smokers deemed at high risk for developing lung cancer translated into most commercial insurers covering the test starting Jan. 1. Under the Affordable Care Act,...
  • J.P. Parise, ex-Minnesota North Stars standout, dies at 73

    J.P. Parise, ex-Minnesota North Stars standout, dies at 73
    MINNEAPOLIS -- J.P. Parise, a Minnesota North Stars standout who also played for Canada in a landmark series against the Soviet Union in 1972, has died of lung cancer. He was 73. Parise died Wednesday night at his home in suburban Prior Lake, the Parise...
  • Cannabis crazy: It doesn't just describe the move to legalize weed. It could happen to you.

    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Cancer groups urge health officials to be tougher on e-cigarettes

    Cancer groups urge health officials to be tougher on e-cigarettes
    Electronic cigarettes should be subject to the same taxes, marketing restrictions and limitations on public use as traditional tobacco products, according to new guidance from cancer experts. In a joint policy statement issued Thursday, the American...
  • 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...
  • 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...