About 80 people from the community attended a public information session Thursday evening about the plan to close Harford Memorial and build a new medical center around an unoccupied office building off of Route 22 in Aberdeen.
The three bills look to broaden the definition of smoking devices and ban the sale of flavored vaping liquids, as well as call for tobacco retailers to post information about smoking risks and cessation and carry nicotine replacement products like patches and gum.
Low-dose Computerized Tomography gives patients at a higher risk for lung cancer to be screened before symptoms begin to manifest. Discovery of the cancer at an earlier stages and before it begins to spread gives more opportunity and options for treatment and a better chance of successful outcomes.
Thane Fake, 46, of Westminster, died Sept. 13 after a long-fought battle with cancer. He was a graduate of Westminster High School and Penn State University and worked for nearly two decades for the Department of Justice.
On the surface, the proposed EPA 'transparency rule' sounds harmless, even open-minded, doesn’t it? After all, transparency is an important principle of good science. But, the truth is, President Trump and his band of climate changers, has pulled a fast one. Here’s why.
Our usual Sunday dinners were filled with laughter, comfort food, good wine and lively conversation. It was a tradition with the Euker family that we all relished. But this particular Sunday was different. We had all gathered to share a meal, bake cookeis and cut my hair. My chemo had begun.
While speculation about the trade war with China reaches a fevered pitch, its most glaring consequence concerns an export that ended months ago, before the trade war even started: mountains of our discarded plastic bottles, old newspapers and other waste.
Joan Orem worked at Baugher's Restaurant in Westminster for more than 50 years. She was beloved by her customers for her exceptional service and because she took the time to get to know them well. Orem died at her home in Westminster on Sunday, June 17.
If a current band every decides to cover the Brownsville Station’s most well-known song, they may want to update the lyrics a bit to “Vapin’ in the Boy’s Room,” or perhaps more accurately, “Juulin’ in the Boy’s Room.”
James C. "Jim" Owings Jr., a retired University of Maryland math professor who had a penchant for collecting AMC Eagles automobiles, died Jan. 12 from lung cancer at Stella Maris Hospice. The lifelong Riderwood resident was 77.
In recognition of the hazard and the prevalence of radon in this area of the state, Montgomery County has taken the aggressive posture of requiring a radon inspection as part of all residential real estate transactions, and their average level of radon is not nearly as high as that of Carroll.
A state renewable energy program is sending millions of dollars of ratepayer subsidies to Baltimore's biggest polluter, the Wheelabrator incinerator. Community activists in South Baltimore are trying to increase recycling to essentially put the incinerator out of business.
Taco's owner, Laurel resident Linda Davis, collected donations from his supporters and presented $714 to the Laurel Police Department’s breast cancer awareness campaign, the Pink Patch Project, for METAvivor research and support.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, a cancer survivor, signed a proclamation declaring this first week of December “Cancer Screen Week,” a public health initiative designed to increase awareness about the cancer screening and its potentially life-saving benefits.
Joan C. Johanson, a retired clinical social worker who had worked with the terminally ill at the Hospice of teh Chesapeake, died Sunday from cardiopulmonary disease at her Severna Park home. She was 83.
In bucolic Lancaster County, Penn., the Amish people grow their own tobacco and smoke it in cigars, pipes or cigarettes, potentially exposing their families to a scourge of modern life — the health ailments caused by secondhand smoke exposure.