Lung Health News
Nearly half of all cancer deaths linked to preventable risk factors: study
Cancer. To many of us, it may seem scary, mysterious, or even inevitable. Now, a new study suggests that nearly half of the country’s cancers may be preventable through decisions we make every day. Researchers with the American Cancer Society looked at data on cancer incidence and deaths, finding
Diary: Inmate got over-the-counter drugs before cancer death
A Vermont inmate who died of cancer at a Pennsylvania prison wrote in a diary that he repeatedly asked for medical care but was denied and given ibuprofen and Tylenol for his pain
California officials probe source of Legionnaires' cases
Three new cases of Legionnaires' disease have been identified in Southern California and officials are looking at the possibility there may be a source outside Disneyland, where at least 11 of the patients visited in September, according to reports.
The Latest: Ohio sets new execution day after failed try
Ohio Gov. John Kasich has set a new execution date that's a year and a half away for a condemned inmate whose poor veins spared him from death.
New chief of Global Fund says accountability is 'imperative'
The new executive director of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria says he is committed to ensuring the group is as transparent as possible about how billions of dollars are dispersed to fight the three killer diseases
Court won't stop execution of sick inmate who needs pillow
US Supreme Court refuses to stop execution of condemned Ohio killer who argues he's too ill and will be provided wedge-shaped pillow to help him breathe as he's put to death
Inmate will get pillow to help him breathe during execution
Ohio's prisons agency is providing a condemned inmate a pillow to help him breathe during his execution this week
Disneyland shuts cooling towers after Legionnaires' cases
Disneyland has shut down two cooling towers after people who visited the Southern California theme park came down with Legionnaires' disease
Parishioners: Gunman acted oddly week before church attack
Parishioners say church gunman acted strangely at festival a week before attack
The Latest: Lawyer: executing ill inmate could be spectacle
Attorneys for a condemned Ohio inmate suffering from poor health say they're disappointed with Gov. John Kasich's decision to deny clemency