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Cancer

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  • Obama is America's master at telling stories; some are even true

    Obama is America's master at telling stories; some are even true
    In 1995, Barack Obama released "Dreams From My Father," a compelling memoir full of stories about his life that -- though often not exactly true -- persuaded many people that this young man had a great political future ahead of him. Nearly a decade...
  • Bel Air woman gets new ear lost to skin cancer

    Bel Air woman gets new ear lost to skin cancer
    Sherrie Walter will never wear earrings again, but recently started styling her hair in a ponytail the way she used to before she was diagnosed with skin cancer nearly four years ago. It's a big step for Walter, whose life was turned upside down when...
  • Bits & Pieces: Armstrong appearance a positive for a good cause

    As soon as I heard that Lance Armstrong was coming to Columbia to participate in the REV3 Half Full Triathlon Oct. 7, my first thought was, "Oh, oh, we should get some serious noise about this one." And, while there was a reaction, the results were a...
  • ACLU asks Supreme Court to reconsider gene patenting case

    ACLU asks Supreme Court to reconsider gene patenting case
    The American Civil Liberties Union has asked for a second time that the Supreme Court invalidate Myriad Genetics Inc.'s patents on two genes associated with hereditary breast and ovarian cancers, the latest salvo in a case with broad consequences for...
  • Lisbon/Woodbine: Let the Master Gardeners come and take your leaves

    I can't believe that summer is over and fall is upon us. It won't be long before we're raking leaves and wondering what to do with them. The Howard County Master Gardeners will be happy to pick up your leaves from your house as part of their "Rake and...
  • Rodgers Forge teen carries mother's lung cancer battle to Camden Yards

    It's a rare treat to step onto the field at Orioles Park at Camden Yards, but one that Rodgers Forge resident Brett Roberts has enjoyed twice. On Saturday, Sept. 22, Roberts joined his younger sister Ava, his grandmother Susan Behm, of Wiltondale, and...
  • Columbia Wegmans starting in-store speaker series on health

    The new Wegmans in Columbia has joined forces with Saint Agnes Hospital to present a free monthly health-related speaker series in the Wegmans Market Cafe. "Wellness at Wegmans," featuring physicians and other health care experts from the hospital,...
  • Judith L. 'Judi' Scott

    Judith L. 'Judi' Scott
    Judith L. "Judi" Scott, a Towson University administrator for three decades and a world traveler and volunteer, died Aug. 7 of a heart attack at Sarasota Memorial Hospital in Sarasota, Fla. The longtime Perry Hall resident was 65. Mrs. Scott was...
  • Loyola High student runs cycling event to fight cancer

    Loyola High student runs cycling event to fight cancer
    Ian Hannafin has been fighting to find a cure for cancer since neuroblastoma stole his best friend, Joseph Messina, more than half a decade ago. It was then that Hannafin decided to create his own fundraising event, which has raised more than $15,000, and...
  • 24 Hours of Booty cycling event raises money for the fight against cancer

    24 Hours of Booty cycling event raises money for the fight against cancer
    The first words that Bryan McMillan's best friend said to him when McMillan visited him in the hospital in March 2010 were, "How are you doing?" What would otherwise be an ordinary question shocked McMillan. His friend of 32 years, who was just diagnosed...
  • Cockeysville: Van Natta is cited as good sport and great teammate

    Danny Van Natta, son of Lynn and Mark Van Natta of Springdale was recently selected as the recipient of the Stevie Hansen Spirit Award, given annually to a member of the Cockeysville Baseball League. This tradition started in 2007 with the 11-12 age...
  • Decline in circumcisions costing health care system billions, study finds

    Decline in circumcisions costing health care system billions, study finds
    A 20-year decline in male circumcision has cost the country $2 billion in medical costs that could have been prevented, Johns Hopkins researchers say in a study released Monday. In what is believed to be the first look at the economic impact of male...