New navigators coming for Affordable Care Act enrollment in Augusta area

Richard Krom has not had the best of years so far. He was diagnosed with lung cancer following a biopsy in February, fought with his insurance company over scans and treatment, lost nearly 60 pounds and was left...

Elderly SC women tied up in home invasion

...residence and tied them up.The couple made off in the victims' 2004 pickup truck.Police say one of the suspects told the victims she had four children and was being treated for lung cancer. The two are considered armed and dangerous.

Young mothers battling breast cancer form support group in Augusta

...Society said. Nearly 41,000 will die from it in 2015, the second-leading cause of cancer death in women after lung cancer. But if caught in the earliest stages, before the cancer has spread, the chance of surviving five years is 99 percent...

VW scandal fuels French debate on whether to dump diesel, as polluted Paris bans cars for day

...risk of heart problems, and the World Health Organization's France-based cancer agency says diesel fumes can cause lung cancer.But European consumers prefer diesel cars because they're cheaper to fuel and maintain. In France, that's because...

NASCAR's 'Gentle Giant' Buddy Baker dies

...Daytona 500 and at 6-foot-6 was NASCAR's "Gentle Giant," died Monday.Baker died after a brief battle with lung cancer, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio said. Baker left his job as co-host of The Late Shift for the station in July when he announced...

Smoking is a toxic behavior affecting those around you

...body.As bad as smoking is ? and as bad as the effects are on your own health in terms of highly increased risks of lung cancer, heart disease, stroke or worsening asthma ? there's something even worse than that. And it's the effect...

Smoking not extinguished in bars, restaurants

...infections, ear infections, and sudden infant death syndrome. Adults can face coronary heart disease, stroke, and lung cancer.The GSU researchers urged policymakers to strengthen the Georgia law by making restaurants and bars 100 percent smoke-free...

Make CSRA smoke-free

...This issue hits close to the heart for myself and our staff. Last year, our human resources director passed away from lung cancer from the effects of smoking. During the past couple of years, the YMCA has established a smoke-free workplace policy...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Jim Ed Brown was in Hall of Fame for many reasons

...Williamson Medical Center in Franklin, Tenn., just south of Nashville.Last September, Brown disclosed his battle with lung cancer.It seemed he was doing better as evidenced by the release last January of his CD In Style Again, which marked his...

Let work be smoke-free

...cancer death in this country among men and women is lung cancer. Lung cancer is a terrible disease that often is found at a late...suffers greatly from this disease.My mother died of lung cancer. I spent the last 14 months of her life helping...