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Editor: Have you or your family ever considered the possibility of organ donation? It is not a subject that is easily discussed, but it is a very important issue and one that should be shared with all members of your family. There are 115,662 people...
Days after undergoing gastric bypass surgery, Brenda Maker's diabetes was gone — her body producing enough of the hormone insulin to turn sugar into fuel. It's a phenomenon seen in recent years by doctors who increasingly are using the operation...
Tags: Diabetes, Insulin, Linthicum, Weight Loss, Overweight
For Bill Schmidt Sr., the recipe for life consists of its simple pleasures. They begin with his nine kids, 19 grandchildren, 12 greats. Then comes his health. Schmidt, who lived in Laurel for decades and ran a flooring business on Main Street, endured...
Two Carroll County residents will help the National Kidney Foundation of Maryland reach new fundraising heights this week when they rappel off a building in downtown Baltimore for the foundation's third annual Rappel for Kidney Health event. The...
When Richard Lee Norris opened his eyes after a marathon 36-hour surgery to give him a new face, he immediately wanted a mirror. A natural reaction for a man who had been practically living as a recluse since a 1997 gun accident took off his nose, chin,...
The most comprehensive study ever on the link between organ donations and cancer is arming physicians with new data that could help make the procedures safer. Organ transplant patients get new kidneys, livers and lungs that save their lives, but they...
Many people pick quitting smoking as their New Year's resolution. But if quitting smoking was easy, most smokers would have already done it. Tobacco is highly addictive and the process isn't easy, but quitting is possible for those who really are ready...
Every year, some 750,000 Americans develop sepsis, an extreme immune system response to infection. It kills a quarter to half of them, more than the combined number of people who die of prostate and breast cancer and AIDS, according to the National...
It's Armed Forces Day dear readers. Saturday is also the running of the 137th Preakness, part of the Triple Crown. After the Kentucky Derby, now Maryland gets to shine. Lots of hoopla and black-eyed Susans will be the fare at the Pimlico Racetrack....
Tags: Christianity, Kentucky Derby, Concerts, Music, Fine Artists
Early Friday in a small, brightly lit operating room in Johns Hopkins Hospital, a half-dozen doctors and nurses huddled over the gut of a cancer patient, quietly passing metal instruments and surgical sutures. After more than four hours of cutting and...
Saint Agnes Hospital is proud to announce the launch of The Hodes Liver & Pancreas Center, Saint Agnes Hospital’s newest expansion of services. The Center will be led by Dr. Mark Fraiman, a hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgeon, who is one of the...
1. Steve Jobs On Oct. 5, the 56-year-old Apple co-founder and CEO died of a rare form of cancer on his pancreas. Following his passing, President Obama said "There may be no greater tribute to Steve's success than the fact that much of the world...
Tags: Steve Jobs, Lymphoma, Starz, LLC, Ryan Dunn, Charlie Sheen
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