Lung Cancer

Parliament-Funkadelic Keyboardist Bernie Worrell Dies at 72

Bernie Worrell, the ingenious “Wizard of Woo” whose amazing array of keyboard sounds and textures helped define the Parliament-Funkadelic musical empire and influenced performers of funk, rock, hip-hop and other genres, has died.


Carbohydrates Linked to Increased Risk for Lung Cancer

HOUSTON, March 10 (UPI) — Eating too many carbohydrates such as potatoes, bagels or cereal increases the risk for lung cancer, especially among people who have never smoked, according to a recent study.

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Cigarette Prices To Soar To £15 A Packet Under New Government Proposals

A packet of cigarettes will cost smokers £15 if proposals in an NHS-backed study are implemented. The Independent Cancer Taskforce has suggested six “strategic priorities” for the government to make “substantial improvements” in cancer care in England with the hike in cigarette prices

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