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  • A safe Thanksgiving for pets

    A safe Thanksgiving for pets
    Thanksgiving is a time for family and for sharing, but use caution when it comes to your family pet. The American Veterinary Medical Association offers the following tips: 1. Table scraps are never a good idea. Pets’ digestive systems can’t...
  • All For One Concert is a noble cause to raise funds to fight cancer

    The fight against cancer is a never-ending battle. And it takes a never-ending stream of money to keep it going. Be it large or small, every amount that goes toward the fight is important. When a bunch of bands paraded on stage at Cedar Lane Regional...
  • Where medical masterpieces are made

    Where medical masterpieces are made
    As an oil painter in college, Elizabeth Cook expected to pursue the life of the typical aspiring American artist: get an advanced degree, move to a big city, embark on a future of creative struggle. Then she attended an exclusive arts workshop in New...
  • Chantix may cause more heart attacks than previously thought

    Chantix may cause more heart attacks than previously thought
    A new study led by a Johns Hopkins researcher says the popular anti-smoking drug Chantix significantly increases the risk for a heart attack or other serious heart problem in healthy, middle-aged smokers. Dr. Sonal Singh, the study's lead author, is...
  • Linden-Linthicum ready for a joyful noise Nov. 6 to help American Cancer Society

    Linden-Linthicum United Methodist Church choir will be singing at a benefit concert Sunday, No. 6 at 4:30 p.m. Come to Glenelg United Methodist Church, 13900 Burntwoods Road, in Glenelg. The event is to benefit the American Cancer Society. Other...
  • With Alma Lauriente's passing, county loses dedicated volunteer, 'dynamic, vivacious' woman

    With Alma Lauriente's passing, county loses dedicated volunteer, 'dynamic, vivacious' woman
    A Clarksville resident who pioneered integration efforts in Howard County and established local chapters of the American Red Cross and American Cancer Society is being remembered as a woman with a good sense of humor and endless enthusiasm. Alma...
  • 2011 Havre de Grace H.S. Hall of Fame inductees announced

    The Havre de High School Hall of Fame Committee Wednesday announced the six people it has chosen for the Hall of Fame's second class that will be inducted in October. The class includes brother and sister physicians who were also active in local...
  • New American Heart Association president driven by family history

    New American Heart Association president driven by family history
    It was 1985, and Gordon Tomaselli had graduated from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and completed his residency at the University of California at San Francisco. He was at a Boston hospital, interviewing for a possible fellowship, when he got the...
  • Thursday mailbox -- is the dirty martini the stupidest drink ever?

    Thursday mailbox -- is the dirty martini the stupidest drink ever?
    Vodka is down, red velvet is up and did Twinings pull a New Coke with Earl Grey? > Vodka is down (or is it) -- the vanguard of expert bartenders are sneering at customers who order vodka. Is a dirty martini the worst drink ever? Toronto restaurateur...
  • 'Quilts for Cancer' the latest fundraising project for River Hill High graduate Matthew Beck

    It's back-to-school time and for one local resident that means one thing: time to start fundraising for cancer. Matthew Beck, a 2010 graduate of River Hill High School, started a special fundraiser, "Cookies for Cancer" back in 2007. With the help of his...
  • Vaccine safety: Misinformation about vaccine risks is making us less safe

    Vaccine safety: Misinformation about vaccine risks is making us less safe
    Last month, the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene reported the first case of measles in the state since 2009. This development demonstrates that even Maryland, which has one of the highest vaccination rates in the U.S., is not immune to...
  • Catonsville hair salon offers free haircuts to support fight against cancer

    The four thickly braided ponytails of human hair on the counter of the Lucky 3 hair salon on Frederick Road in Paradise weren't the only signs of success for the store's special event Sept 18 to benefit the Catonsville Relay for Life. From behind the...