| 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 1, 2012
| 11:24 AM
Sue Komaromy has been out of New York since leaving her home on Long Island more than a quarter-century ago to play volleyball at Towson. Yet there is still a lot of New Yorker that remains in the 44-year-old mother of two who lives in Sykesville.
| 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...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 12:33 PM
When it comes to breast health, Howard County women now have treatment options closer to home.
Howard County General Hospital this year opened a new breast center, offering comprehensive services like mammographies, diagnostics and biopsies, and a full...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 7:07 PM
Sunshine and mild temperatures cooperated — for most of the day, at least — as the Lutherville Timonium Recreation Council celebrated its annual LTRC Soccer Day on Sept. 8.
The event, held at Ridgely Middle School fields and including...
| Oct 14, 2012
| 5:14 PM
Before she joined the sea of pink-clothed people who turned out for a breast cancer walk in Baltimore Sunday morning, Janet Warren filled out a medical history and gave a blood sample. It was a different way to show her commitment to the cause — one...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 12:17 PM
March is observed across the nation as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Many survivors, patients, caregivers and others whose lives have been affected by colorectal cancer come together to generate awareness of the importance of getting screened and...
| Mar 10, 2013
Ace, a youthful Labrador, bounds across his lawn, fielding tennis balls and hurrying them back to his owner.
His tail wags. His coat is thick and shiny. He barks with enthusiasm. To the naked eye, Ace is a strapping example of dogdom. Who would guess...
| 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,......
| 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....
| 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...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 2:17 PM
Nancy Marie Haragan, founding executive director of the Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance, died Sunday of metastatic melanoma at Johns Hopkins Hospital.
The Canton resident was 60.
"Reflecting on all she's done for the arts community made me realize...