| 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.
| Oct 1, 2013
| 3:35 AM
A 2007 Maryland law expanding the state's Medicaid program, along with job losses during the recession, has put Maryland near the front of a national trend where the number of people on public health care coverage has increased while the number on private...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 11:49 AM
Officials with the Bel Air-based nonprofit Upper Chesapeake Health are taking a "wait-and-see" stance on planning and building a proposed medical campus and hospital next to the Bulle Rock development on the edge of the city, the president and CEO of...
| 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...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 3:15 AM
Even in the midst of finalizing the details for her upcoming wedding, Katie Walls, 24, found a spare moment to support the fight against breast cancer.
Walls is the mastermind behind Bras for a Cause, an initiative which donates bras to women at local...
| Nov 4, 2012
There's a good chance during open enrollment this fall that you will be offered a high-deductible insurance plan with a savings account — if you haven't already been nudged into one.
Increasingly, employers are offering this as a way to rein in...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 4:42 PM
Johns Hopkins scientists have found a way to screen for hard-to-detect endometrial and ovarian cancers in women using a routine Pap smear, a discovery they hope eventually could reduce the number of deaths caused by the deadly malignancies.
| Oct 19, 2012
| 11:21 AM
A stranger approached a cluster of women laughing and chatting at an Annapolis coffee shop and politely inquired what type of group was having so much fun.
"One that you don't want to join," answered 55-year-old Sally Ring, setting off another wave of...
| May 13, 2013
| 11:31 AM
Upper Chesapeake Health (UCH) is pleased to announce that it has named
Dr. Philip Nivatpumin has been named by Upper Chesapeake Health as medical director of the UCH Patricia D. and M. Scot Kaufman Cancer Center.
The Kaufman Cancer Center is currently...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 3:25 AM
Upper Chesapeake Health's Ambulatory Care Center in Bel Air has been named after long-time Harford County philanthropists Shirley and Ralph Klein, the medical system announced Tuesday.
It will be called the Klein Ambulatory Care Center.
| Aug 17, 2013
| 11:42 AM
Shirley B. Howard, a former local TV personality who with her late husband co-founded the Children's Cancer Foundation and proceeded to raise millions of dollars to help children suffering from cancer, died Wednesday of respiratory failure at her...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 7:17 AM
Defeating cancer is my passion. It's what keeps me going when I witness the devastation that cancer brings to a family and a person's life. My passion is what gives me strength to overcome the obstacles and fight against adversity in life. It helps me...