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Leukemia

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  • Joy Charlene Naden, educator, longtime chair of Department of Health and Mental Hygiene board

    Joy Charlene Naden, a longtime educator and executive on several Democratic political campaigns and chair of the Board of Review for the Maryland State Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, died Saturdayat her Cross Keys home of acute myologic...
  • Melody A. Cronin, attorney

    Melody A. Cronin, attorney
    Melody A. Cronin, a Baltimore attorney who was known for her pro bono work with the Wills for Heroes Foundation, died Sunday of acute myelocytic leukemia at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Fells Point resident was 35. "Mel was a quick-witted,...
  • Mississippi baby born with HIV is first child cured of disease

    Mississippi baby born with HIV is first child cured of disease
    A Mississippi infant born with HIV has become the first child cured of the deadly virus, leaving hope that the disease can be eliminated in the youngest patients, scientists from Johns Hopkins Children’s Center and other institutions said Sunday....
  • Former Orioles catcher Earl Williams dies at 64

    Former Orioles catcher Earl Williams dies at 64
    Earl Williams, a catcher who played for the Orioles in 1973 and 1974, died earlier this week at his home in Somerset, N.J., according to multiple reports. Williams, who was the 1971 National League Rookie of the Year while with the Atlanta Braves, was...
  • Hopkins researcher receives new award to spotlight scientists

    Hopkins researcher receives new award to spotlight scientists
    Many people have heard of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg or Google co-founder Sergey Brin. But few know about Bert Vogelstein, a Johns Hopkins scientist who helped map the cancer genome and created gene and stool tests to detect colon cancer. A new,...
  • Students for Safe Schools on a mission at Bollman Bridge school [North Laurel/Savage]

    Bollman Bridge Elementary takes bullying and community outreach seriously. The school started a group called Students for Safe Schools to help build a nurturing environment while helping others learn to stop bullying. The students volunteer during their...
  • Men's store is new addition to Charity's Closet [North Laurel/Savage]

    Charity's Closet is expanding! The clothing re-saler has been so successful that it is now going to have Phil N. Thropy, a men's store, as well as Charity's Closet, which will become just for women. Clothing is just $5 an item. The store also needs...
  • Md. congressional leadership demands answers from VA

    Md. congressional leadership demands answers from VA
    Calling the failures at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs in Baltimore "inexcusable," Maryland's congressional leadership on Monday demanded the beleaguered agency develop an immediate plan to fix the local problems in processing disability claims....
  • Frederick A. 'Fritz' Glos, machinist

    Frederick A. "Fritz" Glos, a retired machinist and World War II veteran who volunteered onboard the Liberty ship John W. Brown, died Friday of complications from leukemia at a stepdaughter's Perry Hall home. He was 89. Frederick Adam "Fritz" Glos was...
  • IHOP to serve free pancakes for charity Feb. 5

    IHOP to serve free pancakes for charity Feb. 5
    What’s better than IHOP pancakes? Free IHOP pancakes. The restaurant chain’s National Pancake Day will be back¬†Feb. 5, when diners will be served complimentary buttermilk pancakes from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.¬†Customers also will be encouraged to...
  • Glenwood: Public comment sought on changes at Dayton Post Office

    I recently received a notice that the Dayton Post Office is being evaluated for reduced window service hours, and even possible closure. Dayton residents should have received a survey to express their preference and share comments. A public meeting at...
  • Notebook: MRIs confirm minor injuries for Marshal Yanda, Bobbie Williams

    Notebook: MRIs confirm minor injuries for Marshal Yanda, Bobbie Williams
    Both of the Ravens' starting offensive guards suffered minor injuries with magnetic resonance imaging exams Monday confirming that diagnosis. Ravens coach John Harbaugh said that Pro Bowl right guard Marshal Yanda, who left the game briefly to head to...