| Feb 4, 2013
| 9:46 AM
As a caregiver, Richard DeCaro knows that a little kindness goes a long way. And now he has a local nonprofit organization to thank for making his life a little easier.
The Dorsey’s Search resident began taking care of his wife, Ellen, in 2008...
| Sep 8, 2011
Hepatitis C has long been a problem with a low rate of cure. But new drug therapies are in use and others are on the horizon, according to Dr. Paul J. Thuluvath, chief of gastroenterology at Mercy Medical Center and the medical director of the Institute...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 1:50 PM
Dickens W. Warfield, a psychologist who as associate director of Baltimore Neighborhoods Inc. became an outspoken advocate for fair housing, died Oct. 21 of liver cancer at the Broadmead retirement community in Cockeysville.
The longtime Towson...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 12:06 PM
Growing up in Philadelphia as an aspiring amateur boxer, Ravens linebacker Jameel McClain found a mentor in the city’s boxing champion, “Smokin” Joe Frazier. McClain, who was 6-1 as a boxer while competing in area Golden Gloves...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 4:44 PM
Ray Lewis' hit on Hines Ward on Sunday was costly not only to the Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver, but to the Ravens linebacker as well.
Lewis was fined $20,000 after he made helmet-to-helmet contact while tackling Ward during the second quarter of the...
| Nov 20, 2011
| 1:30 PM
When Berea resident Nia Redmond heard that the long-vacant paint manufacturing plant in her East Baltimore neighborhood was to be torn down, she went door to door passing out fliers, inviting her neighbors to an emergency meeting.
"A lot of us are...
| Nov 26, 2011
The most comprehensive study ever on the link between organ donations and cancer is arming physicians with new data that could help make the procedures safer.
Organ transplant patients get new kidneys, livers and lungs that save their lives, but they...
| 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...
| Aug 7, 2008
Just off Interstate 83, the light turns red, and a couple of kids pounce, running a squeegee over nearby windshields and holding an open palm to windows.
Stopped at the light, Carmelo Anthony is riding shotgun in a Rolls-Royce Phantom. It's silver, sleek...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 8:15 AM
LONDON, March 7 (Reuters) - Former British number one Elena Baltacha has been diagnosed with liver cancer, the Scot said on Friday.
"I have recently been diagnosed with cancer of the liver. I'm currently undergoing treatment and fighting this illness...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 7:46 PM
Four strands of colorful beads dangled from Christopher Wilke’s IV pole as he sat on the couch in his hospital room overlooking Los Angeles.
The yellow beads — more than two dozen of them — represented the number of nights the 12-year-...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 3:00 PM
(Reuters) - U.S. health insurers are seeking help from state health officials to foot the bill for a new generation of hepatitis C treatments that could cost the nation $200 billion or more in the next five years.
Several insurers, including Molina...