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Cancer

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  • Health professionals look inward to tackle obesity

    Health professionals look inward to tackle obesity
    Taylor DesRosiers was a competitive swimmer throughout her life, always fit. But in her first year of medical school, she realized that had changed — she was at an unhealthy weight. The rigors of her education had piled on top of two rough years in...
  • Independent puts money behind Senate run

    Independent puts money behind Senate run
    Arguing that the two-party system is corrupt, a Montgomery County businessman is pouring his own money into an independent bid for the U.S. Senate from Maryland. Rob Sobhani, 52, who announced his candidacy this month, is the first candidate to buy...
  • Howard County race to welcome Lance Armstrong

    Howard County race to welcome Lance Armstrong
    Despite his lifetime ban by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, organizers of a Howard County race are welcoming Lance Armstrong to town with open arms. Organizers of the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults announced the cyclist will race in their Half Full...
  • Lance Armstrong to race in Ulman Cancer fund triathlon

    Lance Armstrong to race in Ulman Cancer fund triathlon
    The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults announced Wednesday that Livestrong founder and cyclist Lance Armstrong will participate in the non-profit's third annual half full triathlon on Oct. 7, according to a news release. Armstrong will be racing...
  • Scavenger hunters swarm Bel Air to fight cancer

    On Saturday afternoon, Bel Air was crawling with people donning green shirts and looking for something. While the folks wearing green shirts were looking for items as part of a scavenger hunt, they were helping in a small way to find effective...
  • City to dedicate new Alumni Field on Friday against Carver

    City to dedicate new Alumni Field on Friday against Carver
    Linebacker Joel Gordon had gotten used to playing football on the dusty, stone-strewn field behind City College, so when he stepped back out onto Alumni Field in August, he could hardly believe how it felt to play on the new artificial turf. "It's just a...
  • Roberta L. Nevitt, social worker

    Roberta L. Nevitt, a retired social worker who had worked for the Baltimore County Department of Aging, died July 27 of cancer at the Hospice of the Piedmont in Charlottesville, Va. She was 64. Roberta Lee Nevitt was born in Atlanta and later moved...
  • 'Breaking Bad' recap: Episode 4, 'Fifty-One'

    'Breaking Bad' recap: Episode 4, 'Fifty-One'
    "Breaking Bad" has always used understatements as dark jokes, but Walt took the (birthday) cake with this one: "It's been quite a year, huh?" A year since his cancer diagnosis, it's also Walt's 51st birthday. (It's strange to consider how little time has...
  • From the Harvest: Grilled watermelon salad

    From the Harvest: Grilled watermelon salad
    Watermelon is summer. It's wet, sticky and sweet, but it manages to cool and hydrate during the hot weather. Days spent spitting seeds as children or infusing a melon with vodka for a party as an adult are all part of the summer experience, but what...
  • Editorial: Phelps has become the gold standard at home and abroad

    So many of Michael Phelps' achievements can be measured in tangible ways. The number of Olympics in which he has competed: 4. Olympic medals: 22. Gold: 18. Age of his first Olympic race in Sydney, Australia: 15. Age of his final (at least according...
  • Getting in the swim to raise money for Hopkins cancer lab

    Getting in the swim to raise money for Hopkins cancer lab
    On the first mile of her three-mile swim Sunday morning, Susan Spencer concentrated on the 25 names written in black marker on her right arm — those of friends and family members who had succumbed to cancer. On her second lap, the Baltimore...
  • To host Lance Armstrong, triathlon drops sanctioning

    To host Lance Armstrong, triathlon drops sanctioning
    Organizers of the charitable Half Full Triathlon are thrilled Lance Armstrong will compete in their October Howard County race. But critics in the sports community aren't sharing their enthusiasm. Because Armstrong has been banned for life from all...