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Respiratory Disease (INACTIVE)

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  • Future wellness efforts may include advice based on genes

    Future wellness efforts may include advice based on genes
    As medical advances continue to deliver ever-more effective treatments for symptoms and diseases, some doctors say it's time to focus on keeping people from getting sick in the first place. In other words: Prevention needs to be the priority of the...
  • Adolfo Calero dies at 80; tied to Iran-Contra scandal

    Adolfo Calero dies at 80; tied to Iran-Contra scandal
    MEXICO CITY — Adolfo Calero, a former Coca-Cola executive who led the largest anti-Sandinista Contra rebel force in 1980s Nicaragua and served as one of its most articulate lobbyists in Washington, has died. He was 80. Calero died Saturday night in...
  • No on Prop. 29

    No on Prop. 29
    What's to like about taxes? Most people view them at best as a necessary evil to help pay for robust government services — a public benefit. But cigarette taxes are an anomaly. In their case, the tax itself is a public benefit. Proposition 29, which...
  • PASSINGS: Julia Sampson Hayward, James Rizzi, Bob O'Rourke

    PASSINGS: Julia Sampson Hayward, James Rizzi, Bob O'Rourke
    Julia Sampson Hayward Champion tennis player in 1950s Julia Sampson Hayward, 77, a champion tennis player who won the women's doubles and mixed doubles titles at the 1953 Australian Open, died Tuesday at her home in Newport Beach of complications from a...
  • John Smale dies at 84; executive led Procter & Gamble, GM

    John Smale dies at 84; executive led Procter & Gamble, GM
    John G. Smale, a self-effacing but tenacious executive whose brand-management savvy led him to the top of consumer-products giant Procter & Gamble before becoming chairman of General Motors and spearheading efforts to halt its slide toward bankruptcy,...
  • Miguel de la Madrid dies at 77; former president of Mexico

    Miguel de la Madrid dies at 77; former president of Mexico
    MEXICO CITY —Former Mexican President Miguel de la Madrid, who led the country amid economic meltdown and natural disaster in the 1980s but laid the groundwork for freer markets and political opening, has died. He was 77. De la Madrid died Sunday...
  • A Mozingo hears the tale of two clans

    A Mozingo hears the tale of two clans
    Reporting from Richmond County, Va. The June air in the Northern Neck of Virginia was humid and electric, almost delirious. Big blue dragonflies bobbed over the tall grass, and cicadas sputtered in the forest. A thundercloud was waking up in the...
  • South African ex-miners seek compensation for lung disease

     
    A lawyer for hundreds of chronically ill South African gold miners says they were denied health checks for the potentially fatal lung disease silicosis. Attorney Richard Meeran says legal action has been launched in a London court seeking compensation...
  • Target says it will stop selling sandblasted denim by year's end [Updated]

     
    Most people who wear distressed denim didn't do the distressing themselves. They bought it that way off the shelf. It's an effect often created with sandblasting, a technique that blasts crystalline silica onto blue jeans using high-pressure machines....
  • Pollution alert: Welcome to summer, just don't inhale

     
    Los Angeles County Health Officer and Public Health Director, Jonathan E. Fielding advises people living or working in the Santa Clarita and San Fernando Valleys with heart disease, asthma or other respiratory disease to minimize outdoor activities....
  • Mountain gorilla deaths linked to respiratory disease in humans

     
    A virus that causes respiratory disease in humans has been linked to the deaths of wild mountain gorillas, according to a study conducted by researchers in Africa and two U.S. universities....