The last thing many people want to do on a Saturday morning is to climb 50 flights of stairs. But that’s exactly what hundreds of people woke up early to do this morning in Center City Philadelphia. And it was all for a good cause.
There are certain tips that can help if you have been diagnosed with chronic obstructive piulmonary disease. The first is to quit smoking.
Dr. James B. McClurken, MD of Doylestown Hospital’s Heart Institute, spoke with us about lung cancer, since this month is Lung Cancer Awareness Month.
According to new research from the International Agency for Research on Cancer, outdoor air pollution has now been categorized as carcinogenic to humans.
According to a new study, although progress has been made in improving the health of Americans, our country still lags behind advances in other wealthy nations.
The health department says smoking kills more people than murders, aids, car accidents, diabetes and illegal drugs combined.
In 2010, fewer than half of girls aged 13-17 had received even just one dose of the vaccine against hpv, while only 32% had received the recommended 3 doses. This, as the death rate from hpv-associated cancers is growing.
Registration is at 9am. The walk starts at 10am, at Jack Curtis Stadium in Pennsauken.
The Philadelphia Department of Public Health posted a Smoking exhibit in the lobby of the Criminal Justice Center on Thursday in honor of World No Tobacco Day.
According to a new study, smoking fewer than five cigarettes a day, commonly known as light smoking, triples the risk of dying of heart disease or lung cancer in men. In women the increased risk of lung cancer was five times greater.
Lung cancer is the number one cause of cancer deaths in this country and now researchers at Fox Chase Cancer Center have discovered a link between the female hormone estrogen and the disease.
Former Penn State coach Joe Paterno is back in the hospital. His family says he was admitted Friday for observation due to minor complications from cancer treatments.
A quick and easy way to find early stage lung cancer. It could save thousands of live. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl says researchers here in Philadelphia are getting close to making that dream a reality.
Scott Paterno said in a statement provided to The Associated Press by a family representative on Friday that the 84-year-old Joe Paterno is undergoing treatment and that “his doctors are optimistic he will make a full recovery.”
There is a report in the British Journal of Clinical Practice that looks at an inexpensive way to help find out who is at risk for problems like lung cancer and certain gastrointestinal cancers.