| Aug 21, 2012
| 3:31 PM
Barbara A. Hall, a former secretary who was a longtime volunteer at Greater Baltimore Medical Center, died Sunday of pneumonia at St. Joseph Medical Center. She was 92.
The daughter of a high school principal and a homemaker, the former Barbara Abbott...
| Jul 28, 2012
As a community we are beaming with pride. West Friendship Volunteer Fire Department Assistant Chief Mark Miller was among a team of Maryland Wildland Firefighters whose rescue efforts saved the life of a woman in Virginia on July 3. Members from the 20...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 12:28 PM
Listings are accepted on a space-available basis. Deadline is 5 p.m. Thursday prior to date of publication at the latest. To submit volunteer items, mail to Volunteers, Patuxent Publishing Co. Editorial, 501 N. Calvert St., Baltimore, MD 21278; email...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 10:36 AM
Gospel music lovers missed their chances to purchase tickets for this year's "Afternoon of Musical Praise" featuring Grammy-winning artist Yolanda Adams, slated for Aug. 18 at Aberdeen Proving Ground's Post Theater. The concert sold out almost two weeks...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 3:51 PM
About 100 people attended an event Tuesday morning held by the American Cancer Society, kicking off enrollment for a cancer prevention study.
The study, ACS says, will help researchers better understand various factors, such as genetics, environment...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 5:45 PM
A persistent drizzle that occasionally morphed into a driving rain helped China retain its bikini parade crown Saturday, as only 325 women – out of the thousand-plus needed — answered Ocean City's call to stage its own parade of world-record...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 6:03 AM
Chef Jerry Edwards hasn't finalized the meal he'll prepare for the July 29 Taste for Life to benefit the American Cancer Society, but one thing is certain — many ingredients will come from his Monkton farm.
Edwards, who owns Chef's Expressions...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 1:40 PM
Arline Kaye Howdon, who was chief cytologist at Johns Hopkins Hospital and was known nationally and internationally for her work in the field of cytopathology and education, died July 20 of lung cancer at her Harper House condominium in Cross Keys.
| Aug 24, 2014
Ashley Varner, an oncology social worker and manager of psychosocial oncology at Anne Arundel Medical Center, received the 2014 Leadership in Oncology Social Work Award from the Association of Oncology Social Work on May 28. The award is given for...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 1:18 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Women whose screening mammograms produce false alarms have a heightened risk of being diagnosed with breast cancer years later, but the reason remains mysterious, researchers say.
An increased risk of breast cancer...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 6:58 AM
This November, Florida voters will decide the fate of Amendment 2, which would allow marijuana to be recommended for medical purposes. If passed, this amendment would be enshrined in the state's constitution, and essentially, Florida could not turn back....
| Aug 21, 2014
| 5:49 AM
A group of Bowie and Prince George's County parents have banded together to stop construction of cellphone towers at public schools, and hope the first week of school will boost their numbers.
Parents against the proposals fear electromagnetic and...