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Lung Cancer

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  • What is the FDA smoking?

    How much does the health benefit of giving up cigarettes outweigh the lost pleasure of smoking? Last spring, the Food and Drug Administration proposed rules to control e-cigarettes along with tobacco products. Under federal law, the FDA is required to...
  • Federal grand jury investigating Exide Technologies over Vernon plant

    A federal grand jury is investigating Exide Technologies, the company under scrutiny for emitting high levels of harmful pollutants from its battery recycling plant in Vernon, according to a financial disclosure filed this week. On Aug. 8, Exide...
  • Hospice home videos keep memories of patients alive

    Hospice home videos keep memories of patients alive
    Faith Broadnax yanked out her breathing tube. If the "skinny white woman" with the camera — as the headstrong 80-year-old referred to hospice volunteer Maria McKenna — insisted on shooting video of her singing a hymn, she wasn't going to...
  • Deana Martin talks about memories of her famous father

    Six years ago, Mount Carmel Society President Carl Sferrazza took his family to a concert by Deana Martin, daughter of famous entertainer Dean Martin. After the show, he asked her if she would consider performing at the society's annual Italian Festival....
  • Rhonda F. Zillig, graphic artist

    Rhonda F. Zillig, graphic artist
    Rhonda F. Zillig, a graphic artist who worked in marketing for The Baltimore Sun, died Thursday of lung cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 61. The daughter of Dr. Morton Koff, a podiatrist, and Jean Koff, a homemaker, Rhonda Francine...
  • Even cancer isn't enough to get many smokers to quit, study finds

    Even cancer isn't enough to get many smokers to quit, study finds
    There’s nothing like a serious health scare to convince smokers to kick the habit, but new research finds that nearly 1 in 10 cancer survivors is still smoking nine years after their diagnosis. The 9.3% smoking rate among American cancer survivors...
  • Don't judge every tumor by its tissue, scientists say

    Don't judge every tumor by its tissue, scientists say
    For most cancer patients and their doctors, the most important things to know about a tumor are where it arose in the body and how much it's grown. But in some cases, understanding a tumor's genomic profile is more likely to lead to an effective...
  • Medical marijuana a cutthroat competition in Illinois

     Medical marijuana a cutthroat competition in Illinois
    The medical marijuana business is no place for novices. Not only will entrepreneurs applying for licenses next month need a minimum of $400,000 in liquid assets, they also must provide diagrams and photos of a purchased facility, mapped out and...
  • READER SUBMITTED: 8th Annual Glastonbury Free To Breathe Walk

    Register, raise funds, and walk - that's all it takes to be a hero in the eyes of a person facing lung cancer. Join hundreds of community members as they gather for a day of impact at the 8th annual Glastonbury Free to Breathe Walk Sept. 21 at Glastonbury...
  • $5-million LAPD payout: 'They shot my son in cold blood,' dad says

    $5-million LAPD payout: 'They shot my son in cold blood,' dad says
    A proposed $5-million payout to the family of an unarmed National Guard veteran killed on live TV is the largest settlement the city has made in a fatal police shooting case in at least a decade. The settlement approved Wednesday by the Los Angeles City...
  • L.A. settles police shooting case for $5 million

    L.A. settles police shooting case for $5 million
    The Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday approved a $5-million settlement with the family of an unarmed National Guard veteran killed on live television in a barrage of gunfire at the end of a wild pursuit last year in downtown L.A. The proposed payout...