| Dec 28, 2011
| 12:07 PM
Many people pick quitting smoking as their New Year's resolution. But if quitting smoking was easy, most smokers would have already done it. Tobacco is highly addictive and the process isn't easy, but quitting is possible for those who really are ready...
| Dec 31, 2011
| 6:30 AM
It saddens me to see how much trouble St. Joseph Medical Center has been in recently ("Midei case leaves future unclear for St. Joseph Medical Center," Dec. 29). Some of it surely was due to mismanagement.
But as a patient, I would like to share what St....
| Jan 12, 2012
| 1:43 PM
Regarding the letter by Phil Brainard, of Aberdeen, in response to my previous letter entitled "Steaming Over Smoking Ban," thank you for your rebuttal. That's the way democracy is supposed to work. I do,however have to take issue with some of...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 12:42 PM
As the American Cancer Society plans to recruit 500 people who live or work in the Harford County area, it has scheduled enrollment for Nov. 7-11.
What if you could prevent even one family member from hearing the words: "You have cancer?" The American...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Married patients suffering from advanced lung cancer are likely to live longer after treatment than those who aren't hitched, according to research released today.
The study by researchers at the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 1:13 PM
Anne A. Coulbourn, a homemaker and volunteer, died Aug. 31 of lung cancer at the Blakehurst retirement community. She was 82.
The daughter of a stockbroker and a homemaker, the former Anne Adams was born in Baltimore and raised in Ruxton.
| Sep 8, 2012
| 2:15 PM
Carl S. Hyman, an executive of a firm that tests students and assesses their achievement both in the U.S. and overseas who was also a Tuscany-Canterbury neighborhood activist, died of lung cancer Sept. 5 at Gilchrist Hospice Care. He was 57.
| Sep 16, 2012
Monica Barlow hates being asked whether she is a former smoker. To her it doesn't matter. To the people she meets who hear she is battling Stage 4 lung cancer, it seems the only possible explanation.
"The answer is no, but that kind of frustrates me,...
| May 30, 2012
| 4:24 PM
For years, the PSA test has been the standard method for early detection of prostate cancer, which strikes one in six men.
But recently, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, a federal advisory panel, said the test that checks for prostate-specific...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 2:50 PM
Donna Holt was healthy and strong, a breast cancer survivor. But while training for the Iron Girl Columbia Triathlon in 2009, she was surprised to find she couldn't complete the practice swim. Turns out, the breast cancer she had conquered in 1998 had...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 8:35 AM
The Community College of Baltimore County plans to snuff out tobacco use on its campuses starting July 1, continuing a trend already found at many other schools in the Baltimore area.
Once the policy goes into effect, the school will permit the use of...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 5:46 AM
Wedding Day: December 1, 2012
Her story: Colby Previti, 26, grew up in Bowley's Quarters and now lives in Middle River. She is a freelance model and make-up artist. Her father, Vincent Previti, is a retired firefighter. Her mother, Kimberly Previti, is a...