| Oct 14, 2013
| 1:31 PM
George W. Berry, a retired Internal Revenue Service official who was an avid sports fan, died Oct. 7 of gastric cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 79.
George Wayne Berry — he never used his first name — was born in...
| Dec 2, 2011
| 8:21 PM
Dr. Duane Anthony Sewell, a highly regarded head and neck surgeon and researcher who was also a member of the faculty of the University of Maryland School of Medicine, died Nov. 26 of gastric cancer at his Mount Washington home.
Dr. Sewell was 44.
| Apr 8, 2013
| 4:27 AM
The role of hospice in the dying process....
| Mar 9, 2013
| 12:53 PM
Five was a lucky number for Bertha “Bert” and Richard “Dick” Kunkel. They had five children, five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren in their 66 years of marriage.
They valued family and maintained close ties with both...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 10:24 AM
Dear Pharmacist: I'm not a fan of fungus, but I've heard that shiitake mushrooms are good for cancer. What do you think? — C.E., Boston
Dear C.E.: I think some mushrooms are amazing! Shiitake, known botanically as Lentinula edodes, are great for...
| May 14, 2013
| 5:49 PM
Are Americans getting mixed messages about how much sodium they should be consuming? Lately, yes, and some of those messages are muddled because studies themselves are muddled, a panel of doctors has concluded.
The Institute of Medicine panel...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 2:18 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Estrogen-like compounds that come with a soy-rich diet are sometimes linked to a reduced risk of cancer, but new research from Japan suggests that protection doesn't extend to stomach cancer.
In a study that tried to tease...
| Jun 30, 2012
| 12:55 PM
Zane Cook was a hard worker who valued family and friends and had a passion for hunting, fishing, motorcycles and working on cars.
In his 27 years, he made an impression on people from all walks of life.
“He touched a lot of people,” mother...
| Mar 12, 2012
16 month old Calleigh Erickson has a cold and isn't feeling too hot--for pediatrician Gregory Sonnen that was pretty easy to diagnose--but diagnosing kids with a bacterial infection that causes stomach inflammation is never easy--until now.