| Sep 19, 2012
| 2:40 PM
Michael Joseph Wagner, an award-winning chef who taught at the old Baltimore International College, died of melanoma Sept. 17 at the Gilchrist Hospice of Columbia. He was 52 and lived in Columbia.
Born in Baltimore and raised in Rodgers Forge and in...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 12:04 PM
On Saturday afternoon, Bel Air was crawling with people donning green shirts and looking for something. While the folks wearing green shirts were looking for items as part of a scavenger hunt, they were helping in a small way to find effective...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 3:45 PM
State health officials are reviewing Maryland's tanning bed regulations.
The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene said Friday it wants public input on the regulations, which require anyone under 18 to have permission from a parent or guardian before...
| Sep 21, 2012
Sunday, Sept. 23
Run to help crime victims The 15th annual run to benefit a fund to assist crime victims in Anne Arundel County will take place in the morning. The event, sponsored by the Anne Arundel County State's Attorney's Office and Anne Arundel Bar...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 2:45 PM
Sherrie Walter will never wear earrings again, but recently started styling her hair in a ponytail the way she used to before she was diagnosed with skin cancer nearly four years ago.
It's a big step for Walter, whose life was turned upside down when...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 12:28 PM
The Baltimore Ravens will offer free skin cancer screenings before tomorrow night's game against the Cleveland Browns to help raise awareness about melanoma, the most common kind of skin cancer.
Melanoma kills one American every hour, but can almost...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 4:56 PM
The pastel-colored ball of yarn made its way from one tiny hand to another at the Camp Kesem "empowerment ceremony," with each camper unraveling their part of a common, painful thread.
What bound them together was cancer — which had come...
| Apr 19, 2013
Howard County General Hospital will offer the following wellness classes in April and May. Classes will be held at the HCGH Wellness Center, 10710 Charter Drive, Suite 100, Columbia unless otherwise listed. Register in advance online...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 3:00 AM
I am a member of the baby oil generation. Half a century ago, we spent our summers at the pool, slick with a kind of fluid magnifying glass that turned our skin red, then brown.
You wouldn't have been caught dead without a suntan back in the day. And...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 11:38 AM
Dr. Lorenz E. Zimmerman, the founder of modern ophthalmic pathology, who spent his nearly 60-year career studying diseases of the eye, died March 16 of complications from an infection at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. He was 92.
| Jun 10, 2013
| 4:59 AM
The Johns Hopkins Department of Dermatology, in partnership with The Kropfelder Foundation for Melanoma Education and Research, has teamed up with Ripken Baseball to help eradicate skin cancer, according to a news release.
On Saturday, Johns Hopkins...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 10:30 PM
The staff at Folly Quarter Middle School is proud to announce that this year's winners of the Carson Scholars Fund Scholarship Program are Sarah Rosso and Anastasia Lesho.
The Carson Scholars Fund is a nonprofit organization founded in 1994 by world-...