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When retired Master Sgt. Sheryl A. Webb left the U.S. Army in 1997, she was scarcely aware of services that U.S. Veterans Administration hospitals offered specifically for women. That was well before women became the fastest growing demographic group...
"Women mean Business" may be the theme of the CCBC Women's Expo, but education is also a significant component, for the organizer as well as those attending. "Positive and negative changes, the same as anybody being in business will experience," said...
The Baltimore VA Medical Center said Wednesday it has become the first hospital in Maryland to offer three-dimensional mammograms, a technology it hopes will better detect breast cancer in women. Approved by the Food and Drug Administration last year, 3-...
Komen Maryland counts on Race for the Cure to pay for programs and support services related to breast cancer, but as the date for the 20th annual event approaches the group is facing steep declines in the number of people signed up and the amount of money...
I'm sure that Baltimore Ravens fans noticed the pink cleats, gloves, wristbands, sideline caps and other equipment the team sported during October. I want to let the community know that the Ravens were much more than "pretty in pink" during National...
It is well documented that African-American women with breast cancer are more likely to have a more aggressive type of the disease that kills them, but why remains a mystery. The answers may be found one day soon, as researchers focus more on the genetic...
Landlocked in downtown Baltimore and unable to bear the weight of more floors, the Baltimore VA Medical Center has expanded inward. The seven-story building, which occupies a city block on Greene Street between Baltimore and Fayette streets, has enclosed...
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...
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and there will be plenty of reminders, activities and educational opportunities throughout Harford County. Harford's observance of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month gets started this Friday evening,...
When I was in college, about 20 years ago, my grandmother was diagnosed with breast cancer. She was 72 years old. The lump was found during a mammogram, a followup to one six months earlier, which obviously showed something doctors wanted to watch....
Nearly 3,600 people ran or walked in the rainy and slippery inaugural Susan G. Komen breast cancer race in Ocean City Sunday, despite early concerns that a controversy involving Planned Parenthood could hurt attendance. Breast cancer survivors, their...
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The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force's recommendation against routine use of a blood test that can offer early detection of prostate cancer has led to puzzlement and anger. The reaction has been similar to that following the group's suggestion two...
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