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  • Air pollution causes lung cancer, World Health Organization says

    Air pollution causes lung cancer, World Health Organization says
    It’s official: Breathing dirty air causes lung cancer. The World Health Organization on Thursday declared air pollution a human carcinogen like tobacco smoke, asbestos and arsenic, calling it a leading cause of cancer deaths globally. Health...
  • Discovering the epidemic of overtreatment

    Discovering the epidemic of overtreatment
    Similar populations living in different regions of the United States get exposed to wildly different amounts of medical care. If that sounds like an old story, it is. It's now four decades old. But it is an important story to reflect on as we consider...
  • Patrice Chereau, 68, was a major operatic and theatrical force

    Patrice Chereau, 68, was a major operatic and theatrical force
    Patrice Chéreau, the accomplished French director who died Monday in Paris at 68 following a battle with lung cancer, was a master of many art forms. Though he gained a measure of international renown for his movies, including "Queen Margot" and...
  • 'Breaking Bad': Albuquerque newspaper runs obit for Walter White

    'Breaking Bad': Albuquerque newspaper runs obit for Walter White
    "Breaking Bad" is finally over. What, you hadn't heard? The show may be gone, but one Albuquerque-based fan group has said goodbye in style. They've purchased an obituary announcement in Mr. White's hometown paper, the Albuquerque Journal. The paid...
  • Pastor Chuck Smith dies at 86; founder of Calvary Chapel movement

    Pastor Chuck Smith dies at 86; founder of Calvary Chapel movement
    In his church office, pastor Chuck Smith kept a crown made of thorns and a jar full of candy. The thorns were from the Holy Land. The candy was for his grandkids. The image suggested his special appeal as a preacher: A harsh, old-school Christianity...
  • De Blasio discusses, perhaps for the only time, father's suicide

    De Blasio discusses, perhaps for the only time, father's suicide
    When you're in politics, to borrow a phrase from Faulkner, the past is never the past, especially when you're running for high office. Even from when you were only 18 years old. Bill de Blasio, the 52-year-old Democratic favorite to become New York...
  • Emmys 2013: Bryan Cranston has red carpet message for 'Bad' fans

    Emmys 2013: Bryan Cranston has red carpet message for 'Bad' fans
    Bryan Cranston has a message to the legions of "Breaking Bad" fans who are worked into a frenzy about next week's series finale: Simply, thank you. "Our little show about a depressed man who gets terminal lung cancer and starts cooking crystal meth...
  • Could a blood test detect lung cancer early?

    Could a blood test detect lung cancer early?
    Blood tests that hunt for an enzyme that spikes in patients with non-small-cell lung cancer may offer a cheaper and more reliable way to find and treat the nation's top cancer killer, a new study suggests. A study published this week in the journal...
  • PASSINGS: Frank Tripucka, Reiko Douglas, A.C. Crispin, Rep. E. Clay Shaw

    PASSINGS: Frank Tripucka, Reiko Douglas, A.C. Crispin, Rep. E. Clay Shaw
    Frank Tripucka Broncos quarterback in first AFL season Frank Tripucka, 85, who quarterbacked the Denver Broncos in their inaugural AFL season and later allowed his No. 18 to be unretired so Peyton Manning could wear it, died Thursday in Woodland Park,...
  • Jimmy Fallon presents 'Breaking Bad' spoof, 'Joking Bad'

    Jimmy Fallon presents 'Breaking Bad' spoof, 'Joking Bad'
    In the grand tradition of "Late Night" TV parodies "Game of Desks" and "Downton Sixbey" comes "Joking Bad," a spot-on spoof unveiled Wednesday targeting everyone's favorite meth drama, "Breaking Bad." In the epic, 13-minute sketch, Jimmy Fallon,...
  • Valerie Harper's terminal brain cancer 'close to remission'

    Valerie Harper's terminal brain cancer 'close to remission'
    Valerie Harper, diagnosed with terminal brain cancer in January and given three to six months to live, has defied the odds and as of June was close to remission, the actress and her doctor revealed Thursday morning on the "Today" show. The 74-year-old...