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Cancer

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  • Kids whose parents have cancer find comfort at Camp Kesem

    Kids whose parents have cancer find comfort at Camp Kesem
    The pastel-colored ball of yarn made its way from one tiny hand to another at the Camp Kesem "empowerment ceremony," with each camper unraveling their part of a common, painful thread. What bound them together was cancer — which had come...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Baltimore Diner: Verde Pizza opens in Canton

    Baltimore Diner: Verde Pizza opens in Canton
    Verde Pizza Napoletana is open in Canton. The South Montford Avenue location was the home for years of Birches, and before that, the Wild Mushroom. The dining room and bar, which formerly had a woodsy New England appearance, have been thoroughly...
  • Taking a break from saving the bay to simply enjoy it

    Taking a break from saving the bay to simply enjoy it
    "If the world were merely seductive, that would be easy," wrote essayist E.B. White; "and if it were merely challenging that would be no problem. But I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. "This...
  • 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...
  • Letter: Support for Harford cancer fighting garden tour appreciated

      Editor: The 13th Annual AMC Private Garden Tour was a real show-stopper. The weather was perfect for a day of visiting 11 gardens decked out in their finery to please even the most avid of visitors seeking ideas and challenges for their own gardens....
  • Dundalk port cleanup plan set

    Dundalk port cleanup plan set
    Decades after first discovering the problem, state officials have settled on a $27 million plan to keep a cancer-causing chemical in the ground at the Dundalk Marine Terminal from seeping into the Patapsco River and blowing into nearby residential areas....
  • Aberdeen Police mourn second officer to die this month

    Aberdeen Police mourn second officer to die this month
    The Aberdeen Police Department is mourning the loss of Detective Mark Franklin, who died Sept. 20 after battling cancer since the first of the year. Detective Franklin, 55, was a 13-year veteran of the city's police force, serving as the department's...
  • Residents sue over Sparrows Point pollution

    Residents sue over Sparrows Point pollution
    Residents around Sparrows Point filed suit Thursday against the owners of the Baltimore County steel mill and a cement plant on the peninsula, contending that neighbors' health has been put at risk and their property contaminated by pollution from...