More than 150,000 Americans die from lung cancer each year, and smoking is responsible for up to 90 percent of those deaths. Despite the high stakes, many people keep smoking after getting a cancer diagnosis. But some treatment centers are now doing more to help.
Losing a loved one to gun violence can cause anxiety, stress and other mental health symptoms; and simply living in an environment where violence is taking place can do the same. But experts say early intervention and support can help prevent some of those negative, long-term consequences. A new effort in east-central Illinois aims to provide near-immediate support to individuals who may be struggling.