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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Services for Sen. Jenny Oropeza scheduled Monday

     
    Funeral services will be held Monday for state Sen. Jenny Oropeza (D-Long Beach), who died Wednesday after a lengthy illness. The services, which are open to the public, will begin at 1 p.m. in the Church of Our Fathers at......
  • 3-year-old cancer patient and her mom are hoping for a miracle

     
    In March, a middle-of-the-night belly ache turned into a nightmare for a young Coplay family. Jen Kresge thought her 2-year-old daughter, Ella Grace Luchansky, was having a typical childhood tummy problem when she awoke with abdominal pain that night....
  • VHH doctor performs innovative obesity surgery

    A patient who underwent an innovative weight loss surgery at Verdugo Hills Hospital last month is recovering and back at work in clothes that fit more loosely than they used to. Dr. Ara Keshishian, a Glendale-based bariatric surgeon, performed the...
  • "It Was Just A Horrendous Fight": Councilman Describes The Bear Attack That Nearly Killed Him

    "It Was Just A Horrendous Fight": Councilman Describes The Bear Attack That Nearly Killed Him
    Bellevue City Councilman John Chelminiak is talking for the first time about the bear attack he survived last month. He described the fight for his life in chilling detail Wednesday morning from Harborview Medical Center, where he's recovering....