| Sep 17, 2012
| 11:10 AM
Harford County Council joins the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society in designating September as Blood Cancer Awareness Month issuing a proclamation at the Council meeting on Sept. 18.
Leukemia, lymphoma (both non-Hodgkin lymphoma and Hodgkin lymphoma) and...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 9:06 AM
Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post. This week, Debra Schulze, RD, LDN, weighs in on vegetables.
Did you know there are more than 200 varieties of fruits and vegetables? While praised as a "good...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 5:35 PM
Many patients taken to the University of Maryland's Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore cling to life, barely able to breathe, much less consent to participate in a medical trial, a reality that makes trauma research extremely difficult.
| Sep 22, 2012
| 11:52 AM
Every time a woman is tested for gene mutations linked to significantly higher rates of breast and ovarian cancer, her blood is sent to a lab in Utah.
That's because Salt Lake City-based Myriad Genetics Inc. owns the patents to the BRCA 1 and BRCA 2...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 2:45 PM
Sherrie Walter will never wear earrings again, but recently started styling her hair in a ponytail the way she used to before she was diagnosed with skin cancer nearly four years ago.
It's a big step for Walter, whose life was turned upside down when...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 3:12 PM
The American Civil Liberties Union has asked for a second time that the Supreme Court invalidate Myriad Genetics Inc.'s patents on two genes associated with hereditary breast and ovarian cancers, the latest salvo in a case with broad consequences for...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 8:26 AM
How many children have you had, and did you wait until after 30 to have the first one? Do you have more than one drink a day? Did you get your period before you were 12? Do you exercise? Have a low-fat, high-fiber diet? Did you breast-feed?
Do you work...
| Sep 29, 2012
When the British author Chris Cleave published his debut novel, "Incendiary," he fell victim to perhaps the worst historical coincidence ever to afflict an author.
The book, about a terrorist attack in a London sports stadium, was released on July 7,...
| Jul 21, 2012
Description: Researchers have developed an anti-cancer drug that can travel through the bloodstream and act solely on specific cancer proteins. The drug comes from a weed known as Thapsia garganica, which grows in Mediterranean countries and has for...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 2:28 PM
Soon local residents may hear music being performed outdoors in the vicinity of Padonia Road.
Dulaney High School's marching band, under the direction of Barry Chesky, will hold band camp at the school from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. for the two weeks beginning...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 6:49 AM
A growing number of people looking for less invasive procedures than plastic surgery or Botox injections to do away with wrinkles and sagging jawlines are turning to the ancient Chinese-rooted practice of acupuncture. And they are starting to come to...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 7:30 AM
It is encouraging to see the number of people willing to help women with breast cancer. However, the Susan G. Komen foundation should not give money to Planned Parenthood ("Komen reverses funding stance," Feb. 4).
A quick search on Google shows many...