| Dec 10, 2012
| 7:09 AM
Blayr Callaway, 19, who is raising her 8-year-old niece as well as her 2-year-old daughter, was in a familiar setting, at the Hampden Family Center's annual Holiday Party.
It's the center Callaway comes to throughout the year for social services ranging...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 2:39 PM
Bob Turley, a hard-throwing right-hander who won the Orioles’ first home game, died of liver cancer early Saturday morning, according to his son Terry Turley. He was 82.
Turley pitched one season for the Orioles in 1954, their first in Baltimore,...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Those with type II diabetes are at two to three times the risk of developing primary liver cancer. But new research from the University of Marylandshows that a common drug many patients already take may prevent the cancer.
Studies on animals show that...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 12:26 PM
Few nonfiction writers think bigger than Walter Isaacson, who has taken on subjects like Henry Kissinger, Benjamin Franklin and Albert Einstein. But when Apple founder Steve Jobs invited him in 2004 to write a complete and frank biography, Isaacson held...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 7:14 AM
"The 32nd Street Farmers Market sadly announces the passing of Frank Buttion," read the announcement from vendor Cindi Umbarger to the Waverly market community April 6.
Known for his pride, passion and variety of peppers, Buttion, of Rosedale, a vendor...
| Oct 8, 2012
Rita Frances Le Gette, a former teacher and homemaker, died Thursday of liver cancer at her Severna Park home, surrounded by her family. She was 74.
Friends described a woman always willing to put others before herself and lend a helping hand.
| May 2, 2012
| 6:52 AM
Nearly 100 people gathered outside of the Bel Air Police Department Sunday morning to dedicate a monument to the town's police officers that was proposed by a late deputy chief of the force.
When Deputy Chief Armand G. Dupre was dying, he told his wife,...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 8:11 AM
While most area residents slept last weekend, dozens of people walked around the track on the Catonsville campus of the Community College of Baltimore County.
From 6 p.m. June 9 to 6 a.m. June 10, cancer survivors walked to celebrate life in the annual...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 4:10 PM
When Alan Shackelford's ankles would swell up, he brushed it off as another sign of getting older — only to find out it was a symptom of something much worse.
The 59-year-old Windsor Mill man was shocked when his doctor recently diagnosed him...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 2:41 PM
Carroll Hospital Center and Carroll Hospice announced this week that the Taneytown-based Kahlert Foundation has donated $5 million to the "Campaign to Cure & Comfort, Always," a $22 million community fundraising initiative.
This is the first multi-...
| Jul 21, 2012
Description: Researchers have developed an anti-cancer drug that can travel through the bloodstream and act solely on specific cancer proteins. The drug comes from a weed known as Thapsia garganica, which grows in Mediterranean countries and has for...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 3:58 PM
Joseph Hooper Mettle Jr., a retired communications system engineer who had worked for the National Security Agency for more than three decades, died July 30 of liver cancer at his Eldersburg home.
He was 77.
The son of a government worker and a...