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Cancer

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  • Sykesville woman achieves longtime dream for Ironman competitions

    Sykesville woman achieves longtime dream for Ironman competitions
    Sue Komaromy has been out of New York since leaving her home on Long Island more than a quarter-century ago to play volleyball at Towson. Yet there is still a lot of New Yorker that remains in the 44-year-old mother of two who lives in Sykesville. The...
  • Family of Yeardley Love embraces field at Notre Dame Prep as lasting legacy

    Family of Yeardley Love embraces field at Notre Dame Prep as lasting legacy
    In the emotional years since the murder of Yeardley Love in May 2010, her mother, Sharon, and older sister, Lexie, have had one thing to distract them from from their sadness, a "driving force," as Lexie called it, that has kept them afloat when little...
  • Howard County General welcomes new doctor to breast center

    Howard County General welcomes new doctor to breast center
    When it comes to breast health, Howard County women now have treatment options closer to home. Howard County General Hospital this year opened a new breast center, offering comprehensive services like mammographies, diagnostics and biopsies, and a full...
  • Bits & Pieces: MPSSAA offers free webinars about college athletic recruiting

    The Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association is teaming with the Recruiting Education Foundation to provide information about the college athletics eligibility and recruiting process. I recall attending a seminar at Long Reach High School...
  • Jacqueline M. 'Jackie' Zajdel, hairstylist

    Jacqueline M. 'Jackie' Zajdel, hairstylist
    Jacqueline M. "Jackie" Zajdel, a popular Canton cosmetologist who was a maestra of the shag, beehive, French twist and teased hair for decades, died Aug. 24 of cancer at Mercy Medical Center. The longtime Highlandtown resident was 67. Jacqueline Mary...
  • Married patients better cancer survivors, study finds

    Married patients better cancer survivors, study finds
    Married patients suffering from advanced lung cancer are likely to live longer after treatment than those who aren't hitched, according to research released today. The study by researchers at the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum...
  • Is organic food worth it?

    Is organic food worth it?
    Not so long ago, only "health food nuts" preferred organically grown fresh fruits, vegetables and meats over their industrial agriculture equivalents. Nowadays, lots of people look for the words "organically grown" when they want to eat healthy. But...
  • Be a part of cancer research

    Update: Organizers said that people can now walk in to sign up for the study. If you'd like to register beforehand you can do so here:  www.CPS3baltimore.org  or www.CPS3Harford.org.  The American Cancer Society is looking for thousands of volunteers to...
  • Glenwood/Glenelg: Glenelg High pitches in to stock food pantry shelves

    The Glenelg United Methodist Church Food Pantry continues to serve the community each month, providing grocery assistance to those in need in Howard County. Open the third Saturday of each month from 9 to 10 a.m. (next date is Sept. 15), supplies are low...
  • Judy Blume battling breast cancer

    Judy Blume battling breast cancer
    Judy Blume, the chronicler of youth angst in such books as "Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing" and "Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret," is writing now about a much more personal battle against breast cancer. In a blog post titled !@#$% Happens, Blume...
  • Kids fighting cancer at Hopkins get love from One Direction

    Kids fighting cancer at Hopkins get love from One Direction
    Kids fighting cancer at Johns Hopkins Hospital have caught the attention of one of the biggest names in pop: the band One Direction. The children along with their families and hospital staff at the Kimmel Cancer Center put together a video of the kids...
  • Charles Busnuk, grants writer

    Charles Busnuk, grants writer
    Charles "Chuck" Busnuk, a retired Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene grants writer, died of cancer Aug. 31 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 64 and lived in Canton. Born in Baltimore and raised in Highlandtown, he was a 1966...