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  • Home court is place to fight cancer at Manchester Valley

    Home court is place to fight cancer at Manchester Valley
    "Game on, cancer!" With those words, Katie White and her fellow Manchester Valley High School teammates took to the volleyball court Oct. 12 to fight not only their opponents from Brunswick, but cancer — in all its many forms. Fighting cancer...
  • Moms who planned C-sections report high satisfaction, study says

    Moms who planned C-sections report high satisfaction, study says
    Dawn Cofiell was adamantly opposed to delivering her son Donovan by cesarean section three years ago, but a complication made it unavoidable. The experience was so smooth, pain-free and convenient that she surprised her doctor with requests to plan the...
  • Maryland's BPA ban exposes children to greater risks than the chemical itself

    Maryland's BPA ban exposes children to greater risks than the chemical itself
    Dumb ideas are often infectious — especially in the world of politics. Lawmakers in several states, for example, are considering legislation similar to a foolhardy bill that the Maryland legislature passed last month that could itself actually...
  • Hurricane planning? Remember the pets

    Hurricane planning? Remember the pets
    As Hurricane Irene approaches, it's important to keep pets in mind while planning for the storm -- or any other potential disasters. Maryland Emergency Management Agency is urging people to plan ahead for this weekend's potentially extreme weather event...
  • Money delayed to local health organizations for HIV care

    Federal dollars that localities use to fund care for those living with HIV have been cut off for months, leaving some who can't afford their own care without services. Millions in unpaid funds are expected to begin flowing through city and state...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Deadly E. coli outbreak in Germany: Reminder of importance of funding food safety

    Deadly E. coli outbreak in Germany: Reminder of importance of funding food safety
    The deadly outbreak of E. coli in Germany that has taken 22 lives and sickened some 2,200 is a reminder both of how vulnerable we can be to food-borne illness and how important it is to have a strong food safety system. American health officials...
  • Relay for Life set at Goucher this year

    Goucher College will be the staging area for the 2011 American Cancer Society Relay For Life for northern Baltimore County, on Friday, June 17 into Saturday, June 18. The opening ceremony is at 7 p.m. Friday at the Goucher track. Participants can...
  • A concert for a cure

    Rock out for a cure at an upcoming music festival hosted by two local high school graduates. The All For One Cure Benefit Festival will be Thursday at Cedar Lane Regional Park from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Tickets are $10. Science and Mathematics Academy...
  • New cigarette labels: FDA hits Big Tobacco with a taste of its own medicine

    New cigarette labels: FDA hits Big Tobacco with a taste of its own medicine
    The pen may be mighty, but the new graphic warning labels the Food and Drug Administration has unveiled for cigarette packs and ads on Tuesday demonstrate that photographs can be even more powerful. Finally, the FDA is turning the tables and using the...