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Skin Cancer

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  • Anne Arundel County health briefs

    Free cookbook The Learn to Live program of the Department of Health has a new healthful eating kit that features a free cookbook and tips that will help you select foods high in fiber and low in fat and sodium. Recipes are also quick, easy and...
  • Young people still risking skin cancer for tans

    Young people still risking skin cancer for tans
    Two new government studies show young people are still putting themselves at risk for skin cancer by getting sunburned and going to indoor tanning beds. One study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that half of those aged 18...
  • Column: What could have been had The Graw stayed open

    It's Armed Forces Day dear readers. Saturday is also the running of the 137th Preakness, part of the Triple Crown. After the Kentucky Derby, now Maryland gets to shine. Lots of hoopla and black-eyed Susans will be the fare at the Pimlico Racetrack....
  • Momentum building for dog park in Perry Hall

    Perry Hall has it all, except for a dog park! A growing number of people happen to feel this way as evidenced by the relatively new Facebook group, Perry Hall Dog Park. Since its establishment in April by Tammy Zaluzney, the group has taken off. As of...
  • Alvin T. Church, BGE surveyor

    Alvin T. Church, BGE surveyor
    Alvin Turner "Al" Church, a retired Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. surveyor, died Monday of complications from skin cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The longtime Cockeysville resident was 64. The son of Glenn L. Martin Co. workers, Mr. Church...
  • Teen tanning bed ban is misguided

    It appears Sen. Jamie Raskin, the Montgomery County senator who is sponsoring legislation that would ban minors from using commercial tanning beds, does not have much faith in American teenagers, their parents or the proprietors of tanning salons....
  • Joshua A. Barbati, teacher

    Joshua A. Barbati, teacher
    Joshua A. Barbati, a retired Baltimore County public school educator and longtime Loch Raven resident, died May 11 of melanoma at Levine & Dickson Hospice House in Huntersville, N.C. He was 79. The son of Italian immigrants, Mr. Barbati was born in...
  • Is this the only Tesla Roadster in the Baltimore area?

    Is this the only Tesla Roadster in the Baltimore area?
    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...
  • Bruce R. Kane, engineer

    Bruce R. Kane, engineer
    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...
  • Andrews wins Columbia Iron Girl triathlon

    Andrews wins Columbia Iron Girl triathlon
    There was real fear Sunday morning that the 6th annual Athleta Iron Girl Columbia Triathlon might never happen when storms rolled through the Centennial Lake area around 6:30 a.m. However, after a 20-minute delay, the first of 15 waves of triathletes...
  • Medical-religious partnerships can address health needs of an aging society

    In my July 7 column, "Sharing learning opportunities has come full circle," I mentioned that I couldn't fit into that column all the information I had learned at the Maryland Gerontological Association's spring conference. One of the topics I didn't...
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    Tobacco sales compliance The health department's Learn to Live program offers to retailers a tobacco sales compliance kit. The kit includes a training guide that explains Maryland's tobacco laws. It's illegal to sell tobacco products to anyone under the...