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Leukemia

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  • Starboard Society steers course to help others [Towson]

    Starboard Society steers course to help others [Towson]
    Residents in Towson, Loch Raven, and surrounding areas have been working together since 2011 to help neighbors who have experienced unexpected hardships. Now, after running two successful holiday campaigns, the group has formed a nonprofit organization,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • A year of flux in Baltimore's dining scene

    A year of flux in Baltimore's dining scene
    The year 2013 was, for the most part, a positive one on the Baltimore dining scene, except perhaps for trend-spotters. For every sign, there was a counter-sign. The sudden closing of a restaurant was followed by an unexpected, or at least not highly...
  • Stanley Lipinski, electroplater

    Stanley Lipinski, electroplater
    Stanley A. Lipinski, a retired Western Electric worker, died Sunday of leukemia at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 95 and lived in Parkville. Born in Baltimore and raised in Fells Point, he was the son of Harry Lipinski, a crane operator, and...
  • 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...
  • For Grace, a long road out of bankruptcy court

    For Grace, a long road out of bankruptcy court
    Chemical maker W.R. Grace & Co. is about to go where it hasn't been for nearly 13 years: out of bankruptcy. The Chapter 11 case, one of the longest on record, got underway as the Columbia-based company faced more than 100,000 asbestos-related claims....
  • New construction projects in Bel Air halted; Roland Place stormwater repairs to continue

    New construction projects in Bel Air halted; Roland Place stormwater repairs to continue
    Issuing building permits and restarting stalled construction projects have been suspended in Bel Air until the town can find a solution to its drought issue. Bel Air town commissioners voted at their meeting Monday to approve Resolution 1019-13, which...