| 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...
| 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...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 3:13 PM
She enters the clinic on a walker, slow yet remarkably steady, and as Pauline Wood hails her host for the day, she gives him a bag of lemon tarts she rose early that morning to bake.
With her white hair and glasses, Wood, 89, is every inch the lovable...
| Apr 21, 2012
Don Backe and Karl Guerra share more than a love for sailing: After their lives were transformed by tragedy, both men used the sport and the organization they now run to regain their sense of purpose.
Backe helped found Chesapeake Region Accessible...
| May 17, 2012
| 6:40 PM
They wake up, and then they sing.
Team O'Neill — as Kentucky Derby winner Doug O'Neill and his group of assistants and grooms are called — rises early, like all horsemen. In Baltimore, where the crew is preparing I'll Have Another to run in...
| May 27, 2011
| 4:22 AM
FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:Today is “Don’t Fry Day,” designated by the EPA and the National Council on Skin Cancer to remind Americans to protect themselves and their kids from too much sun. As you head off for the beach or park,......
| May 9, 2012
| 11:17 AM
Summer is just around the corner, but its damaging rays and humidity have already arrived. We all know too much sun can damage skin and speed aging, while too much moisture can clog pores. With the right products, you can keep your skin safe from the...
| May 25, 2012
| 10:10 AM
I had just finished picking up my grande skim latte at a Starbucks in Timonium, and I was walking to my car, when I spotted THIS gorgeous car in the parking lot.
No, it's not a Lamborghini (I saw one in the heart of Baltimore last week, btw), nor a...
| Oct 8, 2011
| 1:46 PM
Randy White had just buried a daughter, dead at 30 with a brain tumor. Now his other daughter had been diagnosed with growths in her abdomen.
When doctors told White in 2009 that their conditions were likely caused by something in their environment,...
| Mar 16, 2012
World TB Day
The Department of Health observes World TB Day March 24 with a display in the lobby of the Health Services Building, 3 Harry S. Truman Parkway, Annapolis. Tuberculosis, a disease caused by bacteria, is transmitted through the air, usually by...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 2:24 PM
Bruce R. Kane, a retired mechanical engineer whose career in the heating, ventilation and air conditioning industry spanned more than six decades, died March 15 of complications from melanoma at his daughter's Brandywine home.
The one-time Timonium...
| Jun 17, 2011
Farmers' Market checks for seniors
Distribution of the Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program checks will begin in July at Anne Arundel County Senior Activity Centers. Checks are good for the purchase of fresh produce at the county's farmers' markets....