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Fort Myers, Fla.: The body of Florence J. Williams, 93, died on Aug. 5, 2012, in Fort Myers, Florida. A second generation American, she was raised on a farm in Iowa by her parents, Lars C. Jensen and Marie Ladegaard Jensen, who immigrated from Denmark. As...
Staff reporterJoin the American Lung Association in Greater Chicago on Sunday, September 30th for the 2012 Fight for Air Walk at McDonald's Hamburger University in Oak Brook. Walk 3.1 miles around the scenic campus in support of clean air and healthy lungs or to...
Tags: Lung Cancer, Asthma, Lungs and Airways, McDonald's, COPD
FOX40 NewsDriving a car that used to belong to a smoker, and smelling the lingering fumes is annoying to some people, but now scientists say it can actually be dangerous. Second-hand smoke is smoke in the air that another person can inhale, and it has been shown...
Tags: Cancer, Asthma, Lungs and Airways, Health, Ears and Hearing
Doris L. Saylor, 82, Berlin, died Aug. 6, 2012, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital. Born April 21, 1930, in Berlin a daughter of J. Dalphon “Whitey” and Cleo (Knepper) Landis. Preceded in death by parents, husband Joseph M., and sons Robert James...
Marilyn “Skip” Flora passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, August 4th in the presence of her family. Skip was born on July 10, 1927 in Bellflower, CA. She attended Excelsior High School and the University of Redlands where she met and...
Tags: Human Interest
The Hartford CourantThe stigma surrounding lung cancer bothers Diane Legg. "Most often the first question asked is, 'Did you smoke?'" she said. "No other disease, nobody asks such an in-your-face question. Most people who have a heart attack, they don't ask if they smoked....
Orlando's government-owned electric utility has been prepared for several years to spend about $100 million to reduce its power-plant pollution, which might affect the air as far away as Texas. But it hasn't started to sign checks yet because of ongoing...
For someone whose livelihood involves fitness and health, it couldn’t be a more perfect fit. In fact, it all just seemed to fit into the schedule for new Petoskey High School cross country coach Jim Harrington, who takes over the program from Keith...
Harvey Wayne Mowry, 73, of Friedens, died July 4, 2012 at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown. Born March 13, 1939 in Somerset, he is the son of Donald Lewis Mowry Sr. and Gladys (Koontz) Mowry. Preceded in death by parents; wife, the former...
Richard P. Dansberger, 86, of Hagerstown died Thursday, July 5, 2012, at Golden Living Center after an extended illness. Born March 17, 1926, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Emory and Ella Dansberger. Richard lived in the Hagerstown area all...
KIAHIf you've been outside lately, you already know it's hot as hell. And that heat is cooking up big problems for us in the form of smog. This week brought the highest ozone levels in our region in almost nine years, according to Brazoria County monitors....
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterSOUTH BEND -- The South Bend Common Council isn't scheduled to vote until next week on a proposal to ban smoking in city bars, but its members got a head start on the debate Monday night. Doctors and health advocates quoted statistics about the effects...
Tags: Civil Laws, Business, Laws, Human Rights, Politics
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