The students who participate in the Biomedical Sciences Program at Bel Air High School – as well as those who have completed it – have not only learned the principles of human biology and laboratory science but how to apply them and develop products, processes and programs that have real-world implications.
Oren Miller, a stay-at-home dad who created A Blogger and a Father blog that chronicled his family and attracted worldwide attention and a Facebook group "Dad Bloggers" that was equally as successful, died Saturday.
Juliana Carver of Manchester had just turned five years old when she came into her parent's bedroom to complain about a bump under her arm. That defining moment was the start of a tumultuous journey for her and her family.
I had created my own sort of secret society of teen patients when I was in the hospital for a brain tumor last year; we called ourselves the "Honorary Pediatric Society," HPS for short. We gave each other some bit of happiness and comfort through the frightening, often-depressing conditions and treatments we all faced. When I heard about a new television show based on a similar scenario, I was excited to see the life my fellow patients and I lived portrayed on TV. But it turned out to be nothing
Little Joe, or "LJ" as he is called by owners Kathryne and Essam Shomali of Rodgers Forge fulfulled No. 15 on his "bucket list": Meet his new baby "brother." The beagle is terminally ill with cancer and the Shomalis created a bucket list for him.
First annual Zaching Against Cancer Foundation's "Living The Dream" event takes place Friday, Nov. 7 from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Sports Legends Museum in Baltimore. The Zaching Against Cancer Foundation was established in honor of Centennial High School graduate and University of Maryland student Zachary Lederer who inspired millions of people during his courageous battle with brain cancer.
American Cancer Society sponsors Look Good Feel Better classes for women who are cancer patients, like Ellen Briggs of Towson. Organizers say the classes are more than tips for makeup and wigs but a "makeover for the spirit."
After the inaugural benefit dinner last year, which raised $17,000, the Marcie and Ellen Foundation — a non-profit focused on raising awareness and funds for breast cancer research — will host their second annual benefit dinner Oct. 24 at The Gathering Place in Clarksville.
As a fourth generation farmer, Franklin Feeser, 72, said he knows the importance of hard work. More importantly, he said he knows that progress, regardless of the enterprise, sometimes takes the efforts of multiple organizations.
Madhulika Sikka, the keynote speaker at the Pink Fling Luncheon at the Carroll Hospital Center Sunday, began her speech by taking a poll. She asked who in the room had been diagnosed with cancer, and more than two score hands went up. She then asked who worked in the medical field, and another 20 hands were raised. She finally asked who knew someone who has been diagnosed with cancer, and everyone put a hand in the air.