| Aug 22, 2014
| 1:35 PM
Merreen E. Kelly, a former Baltimore County administrative officer who earlier had been an associate superintendent of Baltimore County public schools, died Sunday at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center of lung cancer. He was 79.
| Aug 25, 2014
| 3:16 PM
U.S. regulators are likely to approve Merck & Co's highly anticipated immuno-oncology drug, pembrolizumab, as a treatment for melanoma well ahead of a late October deadline, according to three sources familiar with the situation.
If approved by the...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 9:20 AM
QNB helps Bucks groups collect school supplies
QNB recently participated in the Stuff the Bus School Supply Drive organized by United Way of Bucks County, Upper Bucks Chamber of Commerce, and Quakertown Alive. Stuff the Bus is a campaign designed to...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 9:37 AM
(Reuters) - Pfizer Inc said Tuesday it will test its Xalkori lung cancer drug with Merck & Co's experimental immunotherapy pembrolizumab, in hopes the combination will improve the outcomes for patients taking the approved Pfizer therapy.
The largest U.S....
| Sep 8, 2014
| 12:28 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A US Navy ban on smoking aboard submarines may offer lessons for enacting similar prohibitions in other parts of the military as well as in civilian life, a new paper suggests.
On the last day of 2010, after decades of...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 4:48 PM
Breastfeeding Mamas started with five members and has grown to include 7,000 who participate via Facebook.
They will gather at the Midtown Community Center in Newport News on Saturday, Aug. 2, to participate in the International Big Latch On celebration....
| Aug 4, 2014
| 4:57 PM
SOUTHINGTON — A woman gave $5,000 to the local YMCA as thanks for a kindness shown to her five nieces and nephews in 1972 when their father — her brother — died of cancer at age 35.
Carmel Avitabile, who became the children's guardian,...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 2:34 PM
Three U.S. surgeons general have played the biggest roles in alerting the public to the dangers of tobacco.
In 1964, Dr. Luther Terry issued the first Surgeon General's Report on Smoking and Health, irrefutably linking smoking with lung disease and...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 8:41 PM
The steps that lead to the soul of Los Angeles' glittering sports palace were first taken in bowling shoes.
Long before Lee Zeidman ran Staples Center, he worked at Simi Bowl, where he learned happiness didn't involve colorful balls or clattering pins,...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 9:00 PM
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"Secondhand smoke," means smoke emitted from lighted, smoldering, or burning tobacco when the smoker is not inhaling; smoke emitted at the mouthpiece during puff drawing; and smoke exhaled by the smoker....
| Aug 5, 2014
| 10:08 PM
In 2010, three weeks into a new year, Lauren Branch got a call from her mom that made her drop to the floor.
Her mother -- a nurse who had never smoked a day in her life -- had stage 4 lung cancer.
"This wasn't just my mom telling me she had cancer --...