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‘Iron Chef’ champ, Ground Zero hero is first double lung transplant recipient at Mount Sinai Health

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The surgery occurred this past March, and Kelly, who is a 58-year-old professional chef from Whitestone, New York, told Fox News, "I received my double lung transplant on March 3rd of this year. You would never know ...

An Illinois man accidentally inhaled a drill bit during a dental procedure — and it ended up in his lung

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One Illinois man has even more reason to be scared of going to the dentist. Tom Jozsi, 60, was at the dentist for a routine procedure when he accidentally inhaled a one-inch dental drill bit -- which soon became lo...

US government fails when it comes to tobacco reduction, American Lung Association report say

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The federal government gets "mostly failing grades on its efforts to prevent and reduce tobacco," a new report from the American Lung Association says. The 20th annual "State of Tobacco Control" report calls for an ...

Lung cancer mortality, incidence fell ahead of COVID-19 pandemic: report

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The group used incidence data through 2018 from the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results program, the National Program of Cancer Registries and the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries. Mort...

After suffering lung problem due to Covid, Joshua Kimmich says he should have been vaccinated

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Bayern Munich star Joshua Kimmich says he should have been vaccinated sooner after suffering a lung problem due to Covid-19. Kimmich had previously expressed a reluctance to get vaccinated due to "fears and concerns...

Jerry Remy, Boston Red Sox broadcasting legend, dies after long battle with lung cancer

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Jerry Remy, the beloved longtime Boston Red Sox broadcaster and former Major League Baseball infielder, died Saturday night after a lengthy battle with lung cancer, the team announced. He was 68. "We are saddened by...

Kathy Griffin is home and recovering after surgery to remove half her lung

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The 60-year-old comedian told fans she's back home in Los Angeles and recovering after having half her left lung removed to treat cancer.  "Home from the hospital and greeted by my board certified medical PAWfessiona...

Kathy Griffin reveals past suicide attempt, pill addiction amid lung cancer diagnosis

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The comedian, 60, who revealed she is battling stage one lung cancer on Monday, sat down for an interview with ABC News in which she detailed the past four years and the spiral her life took after facing immense back...

Old Dominion’s Matthew Ramsey suffers broken rib, collapsed lung after fall from ladder

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On Monday, Ramsey, 43, revealed that he injured himself after falling off of a ladder while swapping out a lightbulb. "How many OD [Old Dominion] members does it take to change a lightbulb?" he captioned an Instagram...

Japanese doctors perform world’s first living donor lung transplant to a Covid-19 patient

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A Japanese woman whose lungs were severely damaged by Covid-19 has received what doctors say is the world's first lung transplant from living donors to a recovered coronavirus patient. Kyoto University Hospital sai...

Former GOP presidential nominee Bob Dole has advanced lung cancer

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Washington Bob Dole, the longtime US senator from Kansas and 1996 Republican presidential nominee, announced Thursday that he has an advanced form of lung cancer and will undergo treatment. "Recently, I was diagnose...

Wrestler Jon Huber dies at 41 from ‘non-Covid related lung issue,’ his wife says

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Professional wrestler Jon Huber, known in the ring as both Luke Harper and Mr. Brodie Lee, died Saturday at the age of 41, according to World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. Huber wrestled for WWE and more recently fo...

Los Angeles Chargers QB has lung accidentally punctured by team doctor

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While attempting to administer a shot to Tyrod Taylor's ribs, a Los Angeles Chargers team doctor accidentally punctured one of the quarterback's lungs instead. The announcement came Wednesday from the NFL Players As...