| Jun 5, 2014
| 1:21 PM
Dr. Lisa R. Ginn and Dr. Robert Weiss, both board-certified dermatologists, offer some advice for skin care:
Sun protection. Using both sunscreen and protective clothing such as hats is key. "Sunscreens don't have to be expensive," says Ginn, but the...
| Jun 18, 2014
The Darlington Volunteer Fire Co. will having a car-truck-motorcycle show Swap Meet June 21 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 2600 Castleton Road in Darlington. Cars, trucks or motorcycles show registration is $10. Vendors also available space $10. We will also...
| Jul 2, 2014
The community wishes to express its sincerest sympathies to the family and friends of Scott Braun. He will be dearly missed by his family and all who knew him. A fine young man taken away to soon. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
| Mar 5, 2014
| 11:37 AM
Anna B. George, a church secretary who enjoyed celebrating her German heritage, died Friday of melanoma at Stella Maris Hospice. She was 79.
The daughter of George Braml, an Esskay meat cutter, and Anna Eder Braml, a homemaker, Anna Braml was born in...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 12:14 PM
Kathleen DeSales Nolan, a public relations executive who headed communications for Constellation Energy, died of melanoma March 2 at her Ellicott City home. She was 64.
"There was never a communications challenge that Kathy couldn't handle," said...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 3:01 PM
A form parents must sign before their children use indoor tanning devices will warn that the practice can cause skin cancer and possibly death under a new policy state health officials adopted Friday.
"Indoor tanning can cause skin cancer. Skin cancer...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 4:07 PM
The first thing they do to new male students at the Naval Academy is shave their heads. So it is a bit of a shock to see the guys sporting ... mustaches.
But the button-downed Brigade of Midshipmen has received permission from the top of the chain of...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 2:29 PM
Catonsville will host an afternoon of high school basketball along with Seton Keough and Mount St. Joseph on Dec. 21 to benefit The Kropfelder Foundation for Melanoma Education and Research.
Comets girls basketball coach Mike Mohler had been friends...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 11:27 AM
Those who have a habit of biting their lips may find that a small bluish bump has developed inside their mouth. It might disappear on its own or it might linger. Dr. Zaineb Hassan Makhzoumi, an assistant professor of dermatology at the University of...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 5:02 PM
With six freshmen on the roster, Seton Keough's girls basketball team is a work in progress, and the No. 13 Gators took another significant step Saturday.
In a game they led by 12 points with two and a half minutes left, the Gators held off a furious...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 11:32 AM
Eleanor S. "Ellie" Bedford, a volunteer and dog lover, died Friday of melanoma at The Patches, her Stevenson home. She was 78.
The daughter of Latimer S. Stewart, an Alexander & Alexander insurance executive, and Eleanor Clark Wesley, a homemaker,...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer diagnosed in humans, and within the U.S. more than 9,100 men and women die each year from melanomas of the skin. That puts it among the top-10 deadliest forms of cancer, ranking 6th overall for whites.