| Mar 6, 2014
| 12:14 PM
Kathleen DeSales Nolan, a public relations executive who headed communications for Constellation Energy, died of melanoma March 2 at her Ellicott City home. She was 64.
"There was never a communications challenge that Kathy couldn't handle," said...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 4:12 AM
Johns Hopkins University scientists will share in one of the largest one-time philanthropic gifts for cancer research ever made, $540 million aimed at preventing and curing the disease, officials are scheduled to announce today.
The $90 million marked...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 10:33 AM
For McKenzie Zepp's 13th birthday, she asked her family and friends for one gift: a donation to the Carroll Hospital Center's Carroll Regional Cancer Center.
At her birthday party Jan. 3, the seventh-grader at West Middle School received a birthday gift...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 2:56 PM
Peter Angelos, the personal injury lawyer who owns the Baltimore Orioles, donated $2.5 million to MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center to establish a lung disease treatment center in his name, he and hospital officials announced Wednesday.
| Nov 7, 2013
| 9:02 AM
It's hard to imagine that something as distant as a feedlot could have an impact on our health. After all, industrial farming operations are located far from where many of us live.
But the recent news of an antibiotic-resistant salmonella outbreak...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 11:12 AM
I wanted to take this opportunity, on behalf of the entire Chesapeake Cancer Alliance membership, to express our sincere appreciation to all who participated and attended the recent Decorators' Show House at the Rockfield Manor.
This Show House event...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 3:03 PM
A selection of resources for breast cancer patients and families:
Nonprofits, charities and support groups
Active Survivors Network Helps people affected by illness, disease and accidents to maintain an active lifestyle. activesurvivor.org or 410-823-...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 12:53 PM
Probably the one thing that's fair to say about the state of health care in this country is a lot of people have a lot of strong feelings about it.
Beyond that, there's unlikely to be much agreement. What some folks think is good, others think is bad....
| Dec 27, 2013
| 3:00 AM
The Aberdeen IronBirds were headed to the Penn League playoffs for the first time in the club's 12 season history. The Birds would go two and out, still the best record in franchise history.
A petition was filed for judicial review of the site plan...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 4:25 PM
Harford County hospital care that began as the brainchild of Havre de Grace residents in 1910, officially passed out of local control this week as Upper Chesapeake Health officially merged with the University of Maryland Medical Systems, ending a four-...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 3:38 PM
The University of Maryland Medical System has completed its merger with Upper Chesapeake Health in Harford County, four years after the medical institutions agreed to affiliate.
Upper Chesapeake includes the 185-bed Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 1:16 PM
Just about everyone ends up being touched by cancer in some way. Even those lucky enough to never be diagnosed with some form of the disease are very likely to be related by blood, marriage or social ties to at least a few people afflicted.