| Jul 6, 2012
| 3:59 PM
The underlying medical condition that contributed to the death of writer and filmmaker Nora Ephron and is forcing ABC news anchor Robin Roberts to get a bone marrow transplant is a rare and complicated disease that scientists are still trying to figure...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 11:51 AM
April Huff remembers the moment she learned her then-two-year-old daughter, Athena, was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. It was a little over a year ago, and it changed her life forever, she said.
But if one thing makes it bearable, she said,...
| May 15, 2012
| 8:46 PM
Facing Chapelgate in the Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland C Conference championship game, St. Timothy's didn't quite know what all it was up against — that's how it's supposed to be with secret weapons.
Actually, the Yellowjackets...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 11:10 AM
Harford County Council joins the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society in designating September as Blood Cancer Awareness Month issuing a proclamation at the Council meeting on Sept. 18.
Leukemia, lymphoma (both non-Hodgkin lymphoma and Hodgkin lymphoma) and...
| Sep 23, 2012
| 3:31 PM
On the first mile of her three-mile swim Sunday morning, Susan Spencer concentrated on the 25 names written in black marker on her right arm — those of friends and family members who had succumbed to cancer.
On her second lap, the Baltimore...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 12:58 PM
Mt. Hebron found itself in the same situation Friday night as it's been in twice already this season.
The Vikings had first-half leads — even against unbeaten county powerhouse River Hill — in their last two games but ended up losing both...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 3:36 PM
Nicholas Ruth's lottery ticket held the winning numbers for a Mega Millions second-tier prize — $250,000 — and he didn't even know it.
The Towson resident bought a ticket was at 7-Eleven, on Loch Raven Boulevard, and didn't check his...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 10:08 AM
As soon as I heard that Lance Armstrong was coming to Columbia to participate in the REV3 Half Full Triathlon Oct. 7, my first thought was, "Oh, oh, we should get some serious noise about this one."
And, while there was a reaction, the results were a...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 8:26 AM
How many children have you had, and did you wait until after 30 to have the first one? Do you have more than one drink a day? Did you get your period before you were 12? Do you exercise? Have a low-fat, high-fiber diet? Did you breast-feed?
Do you work...
| Sep 27, 2012
Nick Ruth is $250,000 richer, thanks to a winning Mega Millions ticket. But this 19-year-old Towson resident is not thinking about a BMW or a Harley or even a trip to the Bahamas.
"I have no major plans besides donating," he said.
Nicholas David Ruth...
| Sep 29, 2012
When the British author Chris Cleave published his debut novel, "Incendiary," he fell victim to perhaps the worst historical coincidence ever to afflict an author.
The book, about a terrorist attack in a London sports stadium, was released on July 7,...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 12:47 PM
After 100 minutes of play, the game goes into the record book as a tie. But with a 3-3 double overtime deadlock against unbeaten Marriotts Ridge, Wilde Lake may get the biggest boost in confidence.
Marriotts Ridge took the lead three times, only to see...