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  • Breast density law new tool in detection of cancer

    Breast density law new tool in detection of cancer
    Women with dense breast tissue will now get an extra warning about cancer. Dense breast tissue, while common in women, can make it harder to detect breast cancer. A new state law requires doctors to send women with dense breast tissue a special letter...
  • Friend battling breast cancer should be an inspiration for everyone [Commentary]

    Friend battling breast cancer should be an inspiration for everyone [Commentary]
    Tracy Slavin got some funny looks walking through the mall a few months ago, sporting her bright pink Mohawk. But she didn't care, she was having fun. And if anyone deserved to have fun, it was Tracy. She had been diagnosed a few months earlier with...
  • ACLU poll finds growing support for legalizing pot

    ACLU poll finds growing support for legalizing pot
    A new poll commissioned in part by the American Civil Liberties Union found growing support in Maryland for both decriminalizing marijuana and legalizing it outright. Two-thirds of residents surveyed supported eliminating jail time for marijuana...
  • Mike Stone uses technology and expertise to give cyclists a 'master' fitting

    "Pay no attention to what I'm doing here," says Mike Stone, in his best Wizard of Oz voice. "Just look out the window and keep pedaling." I keep pedaling, breaking into a sweat but going nowhere, as my bike is mounted on what's called a trainer in the...
  • Work out for a good cause

    Work out for a good cause
    October is a great month for outdoor sports in Maryland, a time when the crisp air and fall foliage make running or cycling especially enjoyable. Nonprofits have recognized the appeal of this season and created many events that give athletes a chance to...
  • Towson cancer survivor finally meets Michigan man who donated bone marrow

    Towson cancer survivor finally meets Michigan man who donated bone marrow
    On Sunday evening, three days after he arrived in Maryland, Lucas Townsend finally got to sit down with the woman whose life he had become entwined with forever. Townsend, a 22-year-old outdoor enthusiast from Michigan, had helped rid Karen Kruger, of...
  • Fred Dickson, 53, has sights on semipro football records

    Fred Dickson, 53, has sights on semipro football records
    Fred Dickson is a cancer survivor, a father of three, an aspiring author, a master plumber and an inspirational speaker The 53-year-old also happens to be a semiprofessional football player. The 6-foot-5 defensive end with the white mustache and...
  • Upper Chesapeake's new Kaufman Cancer Center unveiled Wednesday

    Upper Chesapeake's new Kaufman Cancer Center unveiled Wednesday
    Starting Oct. 7, the roughly 1,250 Harford County residents diagnosed with cancer annually will no longer have to travel to Baltimore or perhaps Pennsylvania for all their medical needs. The leaders of Upper Chesapeake Health and the University of...
  • Prostate cancer involves therapy options

    First of all, congratulations to Judy Berman on her recent article on prostate cancer ("My prostate cancer month," Sept. 16). She is correct that everybody recognizes the pink ribbons and what they represent, but few know the blue ribbon sign. As a...
  • Pope Francis faults Catholic Church's focus on gay marriage, abortion

    Pope Francis faults Catholic Church's focus on gay marriage, abortion
    ROME — In an extraordinary, wide-ranging interview, Pope Francis expressed frustration that the Catholic Church is “obsessed” with issues such as abortion, homosexuality and contraception, and called instead for a focus on healing and...
  • Woodstock resident ready to 'Rock Out Cancer'

    Woodstock resident ready to 'Rock Out Cancer'
    When Brian Kahatt discovered a marble-sized lump on his neck a few years ago, he didn't think anything of it. When it didn't go away after a couple of months, he decided to see a doctor. The doctor told him he had stage 3 tonsil cancer. Seven weeks of...
  • Dr. Jocelyn A. Farrar, nurse

    Dr. Jocelyn A. Farrar, nurse
    Dr. Jocelyn A. Farrar, who realized a childhood dream of becoming a nurse and then spent nearly four decades in the field, died Saturday of mesothelioma at a second home in Isle of Palms, S.C. The longtime Mount Airy resident was 61. "She was a nurse's...