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  • Community activist returns to Lansdowne to battle cancer

    Community activist returns to Lansdowne to battle cancer
    Only months after he moved away to start a career in Phoenix, Ariz., longtime Lansdowne community activist Brian Bailey has returned to the area. The 27-year-old former president of the Lansdowne Improvement Association is back to receive cancer treatment...
  • Ron Smith to stop chemotherapy, remain on air 'as long as I can'

    Ron Smith to stop chemotherapy, remain on air 'as long as I can'
    Ron Smith went on WBAL radio Thursday, just as he has for the past 27 years. But the conservative talk-show host, who was recently diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, opened his show telling listeners — with characteristic bluntness — that he...
  • Know the warning signs of heart attack and stroke

    February is American Heart Month. I couldn't let this month go by without researching and writing about heart disease. The warning signs of heart attack and stroke always bear repeating. The first paragraph of the Presidential Proclamation for American...
  • Francis Scott Key volleyball tourney taps team spirit to shine a light on rare form of cancer

    Francis Scott Key volleyball tourney taps team spirit to shine a light on rare form of cancer
    Two years ago, the Student Government Association at Francis Scott Key High School came up with a fundraising idea that has bumped and spiked its way into an annual tradition. The third annual charity volleyball tournament, "Spike Out Sarcoma" will be...
  • Review finds Fort Detrick cancer studies inconclusive

    An independent panel of scientists says two government-issued studies can't show if people were harmed by toxic pollution from Fort Detrick contaminating the ground water, but further studies are unlikely to answer lingering questions about the health...
  • 15-year-old dies after Northeast Baltimore shooting

    A 15-year-old boy standing on a front porch in Northeast Baltimore last night was wounded in a shooting and died this morning at Johns Hopkins Hospital, police said. Derrick Reed had been standing on a porch in the 2500 block of Aisquith St. when an...
  • A cut too small to see

    After less than 30 minutes of surgery, Dr. Gina Massoglia removed Caren Eckwerth's gallbladder by squeezing it out through a tiny incision in her belly button. A colleague followed up with three small stitches in the navel, covering the wound with a Band-...
  • DANGEROUS REMEDY

    American military doctors in Iraq have injected more than 1,000 of the war's wounded troops with a potent and largely experimental blood-coagulating drug despite mounting medical evidence linking it to deadly blood clots that lodge in the lungs, heart and...
  • Nips & Tucks After Weight Loss

    Nips & Tucks After Weight Loss
    If you have sagging skin due to extreme and rapid weight loss—for example, following gastric bypass surgery—you may want to consider body contouring surgery to help you reduce, tighten, reshape and tone the excess flab and fat. What is Body...
  • Get the Abs of Your Dreams

    Get the Abs of Your Dreams
    Doing curls with dumbbells inflates those biceps. A few weeks of bench presses, and shirts start getting tight across the chest—in a good way. Squats burn, but there is payback—thighs that looked like pencils are transformed into rippling,...
  • Surgeries Can be Combined, But ...

    Surgeries Can be Combined, But ...
    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I have been diagnosed with uterine fibroids and an inflamed gallbladder. Both are to the point where I'm considering surgery. I'd like to have both surgeries done at the same time. Can these be done together? ANSWER: The short answer to...
  • Kimball teacher, founder of awareness event, dies of cancer

     
    During Memorial Day weekend in 2008, Kimball Middle School math teacher Sue Jones was diagnosed with breast cancer. After a mastectomy, she made a full …...