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Skin Cancer

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  • A death from cancer, and a search for answers

    A death from cancer, and a search for answers
    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,...
  • Nancy Marie Haragan, arts advocate

    Nancy Marie Haragan, arts advocate
    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...
  • Like I said: Santa, elves, reindeer to roam streets of Havre de Grace Sunday

    If you see Santa Claus, or perhaps some elves or some reindeer, running through the streets of Havre de Grace, don't be alarmed. Chances are good they'll be trotting through town as part of the Running With the Reindeer 5K race. This is the inaugural 5K...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Ravens Coach Cam Cameron speaks out against skin cancer

    Ravens Coach Cam Cameron speaks out against skin cancer
    Baltimore Ravens Offensive Coordinator Cam Cameron was a young coach at the University of Michigan when his then head coach Bo Schembechler noticed a spot on his back. The spot turned out to be a malignant mole and Cameron was diagnosed with stage 2...
  • Community in shock over Harford man's drug charges

    For many, Bob Chance has been the face of ecology in Harford County. He taught earth science during a three-decade run in the public schools — and was named to the school system's Hall of Fame. He promoted recycling long before the government got...
  • WORTH NOTING

    EDITOR'S NOTE: Articles for Worth Noting must be submitted in writing to the Bowie Blade-News, 2000 Capital Drive, Annapolis, MD 21401, or by email to bkoepper@bladenews.com at least two weeks before publication date and need not be resubmitted. Items...
  • The Medicine Cabinet-Ask the Harvard Experts: While vitiligo is incurable, treatment may bring back some skin color

    Q: What are the latest and best treatments for vitiligo? A: Melanin is the substance that gives color to our skin. Sometimes, melanocytes do not produce melanin. The result is vitiligo, producing white patches on different areas of the skin. The...
  • Thumbs up [Editorial]

    Thumbs up: Visitors to Cascade Lake near Hampstead earlier this week were reminded of the importance of sun safety and skin cancer prevention by the Fun in the Sun display on its lake deck, hosted by the Carroll County Health Department and the...
  • Michelle Quinn: Meet Elizabeth Holmes, Silicon Valley's latest phenom

    SAN JOSE, Calif. Silicon Valley, much like baseball, has its share of phenoms, those up-and-comers who demonstrate extraordinary promise. Meet the latest: Elizabeth Holmes. The 30-year-old Stanford dropout turned paper multibillionaire has worked for 11...