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Firefighter Battling Cancer Now Fights For Workers’ CompensationA Bedford firefighter battling cancer is in the process of trying to get a different kind of medical assistance, and he's got a lot of support.
Plano Man Rumbled His Harley Across America Saving LivesDespite helping to save others, Rick Kackley an advocate for cancer patients has lost his fight against lung cancer.
British Singer Joe Cocker Dies Of Lung CancerJoe Cocker, the raspy-voiced British singer known for his frenzied cover of "With a Little Help From My Friends," the teary ballad "You Are So Beautiful" and a contorted performing style uncannily parodied by John Belushi on "Saturday Night Live," has died. He was 70.
U.S. Adult Smoking Rate Dips Just Under 18-PercentA government report says the smoking rate for U.S. adults dipped below 18-percent for the first time last year.
Jazz-Funk Pioneer Joe Sample Dies At 75Pianist and composer Joe Sample has died at age 75.
Panel Backs Lung Cancer Screening For Some SmokersFor the first time, government advisers are recommending screening for lung cancer, saying certain current and former heavy smokers should get annual scans to cut their chances of dying of the disease.
Study: Arsenic Levels High In Texas RiceConsumer Reports found significant levels of arsenic in apple juice earlier this year, and now, the magazine has a new study, showing many brands of rice also contain the toxin.
Study: Lung Cancer X-Ray Screenings Have No BenefitRoutine chest X-rays do not prevent lung cancer deaths, not even in smokers or former smokers, according to a big government study challenging a once common type of screening.
New Lung Cancer Cases Down In TexasTexas is among the states, in the west, leading a national decline in the rate of new lung cancer cases.
U.S. Lung Cancer Rates Fall, Led By Western StatesThe West is leading a national decline in the rate of new lung cancer cases, with states like California and Nevada accounting for much of the improvement, particularly among women.
Feds Propose Graphic Cigarette Warning LabelsCorpses, cancer patients and diseased lungs: These are some of the images the federal government plans for larger, graphic warning labels that will take up half of each cigarette package.
Study: CT Scans Modestly Cut Lung Cancer DeathsA special type of CT scan can detect lung cancer early enough to save some lives, the National Cancer Institute announced Thursday.
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