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  • 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...
  • Commentary: Getting a mammogram could save your life

    When I was in college, about 20 years ago, my grandmother was diagnosed with breast cancer. She was 72 years old. The lump was found during a mammogram, a followup to one six months earlier, which obviously showed something doctors wanted to watch....
  • The human cost of our flawed experiment with gene patents

    Nina, a resident of East Baltimore, celebrated her 41st birthday last Sunday. Surrounded by family and friends, she struggled for breath to extinguish the candles on her cake. Two years ago Nina was diagnosed with breast cancer. Genetic testing and...
  • Maryland breast cancer resources

    Maryland breast cancer resources
    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-...
  • Columbia woman's breast cancer fundraiser celebrates 10 years

    Columbia woman's breast cancer fundraiser celebrates 10 years
    When Columbia resident Patricia Artimovich was diagnosed with breast cancer in December 1999, she began to think of all the things she still wanted to do with her life. On the list was getting back into horseback riding, which she had done when she...
  • Art show and silent auction for Towson High lymphoma patient set for Friday

    Art show and silent auction for Towson High lymphoma patient set for Friday
    Holding up the Sky, a fundraiser for Towson High student Sky Campbell will be held from 7 p.m.-10 p.m. on Friday, June 14 at the grand opening of Gallery 788's new location near Belvedere Square. Sky,  a 14-year-old West Towson resident, has been...
  • Lawrence Hughes, fire lieutenant

    Lawrence Hughes, fire lieutenant
    Lawrence Hughes, a decorated Baltimore Fire Department lieutenant, died of cancer Oct. 8 at the Gilchrist Hospice in Towson. He was 64 and lived in Bel Air. Born in Baltimore and raised in Gardenville, he attended St. Anthony Parochial School and was a...
  • Tattoo shop to hold fundraiser for little girl battling cancer

    Shauna Quinn is a Columbia native and precious 5-year-old with a winning smile. On Jan. 15, Shauna was diagnosed with Wilm's tumor, also called nephroblastoma, a malignant cancer that originates in the kidneys. She has endured surgeries, hospitalizations,...
  • White House crasher, 'Housewife' finds true passion

    White House crasher, 'Housewife' finds true passion
    Take away the glamour, the TV cameras and the tabloid headlines, and Michaele Salahi's latest drama could almost be an Anne Tyler plot: Disaffected housewife risks it all to walk away from a stale marriage and into an entirely new life. But, hey —...
  • Fall sports: Gaels upset Cardinals in soccer, 3-2

    Three players scored as host Mount St. Joseph earned a 3-2 upset in boys soccer against No. 7 Calvert Hall on Thursday. Brian Wilkinson, Clay Kirby and Danny Kaiser had goals for the Gaels, who led 1-0 after the first half. The Cardinals fell to 5-3....
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Friday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Friday
    WEATHER: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Friday night is expected to be clear, with a low around 41 and a freeze watch in parts of the region. TRAFFIC: Check our traffic updates for this morning’s issues. TOP NEWS Orioles beat Yankees in 13...
  • Walking — and sharing life details — to fight cancer

    Walking — and sharing life details — to fight cancer
    Before she joined the sea of pink-clothed people who turned out for a breast cancer walk in Baltimore Sunday morning, Janet Warren filled out a medical history and gave a blood sample. It was a different way to show her commitment to the cause — one...