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Skin Cancer

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  • 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...
  • Should kids be allowed to use tanning beds?

    Should kids be allowed to use tanning beds?
    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...
  • Anne Arundel County health briefs

    Free HPV vaccine The health department will provide free human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine. The vaccine, Gardasil, is available for both males and females ages 9 to 26. Those under 18 must have a parent or guardian sign a consent form. The clinic will...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Calendar

    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...
  • Study reveals strongest link yet between organ transplants, cancer

    Study reveals strongest link yet between organ transplants, cancer
    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...
  • Hopkins clinician mixes art, science in facial prosthetics

    Hopkins clinician mixes art, science in facial prosthetics
    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...
  • Round-the-world sail raises awareness of CRAB, need for donations

    Round-the-world sail raises awareness of CRAB, need for donations
    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...
  • Gas companies need to come clean about fracking health risks

    While the Pennsylvania law cited in your article "Doctors question fracking law" (April 20) "compels natural gas firms to turn over information about chemicals they use ... to health care professionals who ask," there seems nothing in it that would stop...
  • Busch treated for non-malignant skin cancer

    House Speaker Michael E. Busch was treated this week for what he called a non life-threatening form of skin cancer -- a condition he attributes largely to his years of work as a lifeguard at a time when sunblock was less effective and often went unused....