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Leukemia

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  • Ellen I. Rhudy, writer and actress

    Ellen I. Rhudy, writer and actress
    Ellen Irene Rhudy, a writer and activist for Patapsco Valley environmental causes who also performed in community theater productions, died of complications from leukemia Nov. 24 at Howard County General Hospital. The Marriottsville resident was 69. Born...
  • Close the mental health revolving door [Commentary]

    Close the mental health revolving door [Commentary]
    Treatment refusal occurs in medical/surgical settings across the world every day: a child with leukemia resisting a painful bone-marrow biopsy, an elderly man with Alzheimer's fighting his medication, a woman awakening from a coma and demanding release....
  • Blast make day special for eighth grader

    Blast make day special for eighth grader
    The latest member of the Blast made a lasting impression on his new teammates at practice Wednesday. Less than four minutes into the team's scrimmage, parked on the left side of the field at Northeast Regional Recreation Center, he aimed a shot to the...
  • Md. leads way on breast-feeding

    Md. leads way on breast-feeding
    For the past 21 years, the first week in August has been known as World Breastfeeding Week. Maryland, recognizing the importance of breast-feeding for both personal and public health, has annually expanded this to declare August Maryland Breastfeeding...
  • Serpico conquers annual Columbia Iron Girl Triathlon

    Serpico conquers annual Columbia Iron Girl Triathlon
    A wet and gloomy morning couldn't stop the scores of female endurance athletes who arrived at Centennial Lake Park ready to compete in the 8th annual Athleta Iron Girl Columbia Triathlon Sunday. With a time of 1:23:12, it was local Hammond Elementary...
  • Another success for Ellie Feaga's charity drive [West Friendship]

    She's done it again. Glenwood Middle School student Ellie Feaga handed over two checks last week. After the sweet success of a charity bake sale that ultimately earned over $5,400 in donations and sales, the sixth grader delivered the funds to the...
  • Why the moral argument to attack Syria is a hard sell

    Why the moral argument to attack Syria is a hard sell
    Mr. President, you and I having a similar challenge: selling a military strike against Syria as a "moral imperative." But we have different audiences. Your constituents come from all parts of the country; mine from different parts of the world. Yours...
  • Cat adoption center will open in Harford Mall

    Cat adoption center will open in Harford Mall
    Adopting a cat is about to get a lot easier in Harford County. The Humane Society (HSHC) there will host the grand opening of its Rescue Me! at Harford Mall on Saturday, Sept. 21, opening the doors of the region’s first deluxe cat adoption center...
  • Antibiotic abuse on the farm [Editorial]

    Antibiotic abuse on the farm  [Editorial]
    The rise of drug-resistant bacteria is one of the more alarming health threats of the past several decades. Some of the nation's top hospitals, including one operated by the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, have experienced deadly outbreaks....
  • Portrait of the artist as a young cat

    Portrait of the artist as a young cat
    Mittens McGee doesn't exactly look like an artist. He's a friendly, fat, gray-and-white cat who commands a comfy couch in his room with a view at the SPCA of Anne Arundel County in Annapolis. A few weeks ago, though, teen volunteers wrangled Mittens...
  • Madison's Miracle Mission aids Leukemia & Lymphoma Society in Harford

    Madison's Miracle Mission aids Leukemia & Lymphoma Society in Harford
    Several fund-raising activities were held in Harford County this fall to aid the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society in memory of a Harford County girl who died earlier this year from leukemia. Madison Summer Lynn-Corcoran-Narup, who was 3 1/2, died Feb. 27,...
  • Eileen Abato, fashion director

    Eileen Abato, fashion director
    Eileen Abato, a retired department store fashion director who became an advocate for AIDS awareness, died of leukemia Thursday at the Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Towson resident was 69. Born Eileen Mary Wible in a Philadelphia suburb, she grew up in...