An influential U.S. health care panel's recommendation for lung cancer screening of high-risk patients could fortify Baltimore-area hospitals' efforts to prevent deaths from the disease, which kills more each year than the next four deadliest cancers combined.
Anita L. Madsen, a former News American reporter who later became director of public affairs for the Sheppard Pratt Health System, died Saturday from lung cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 69.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
Baltimore Free Farm, a Hampden-based organization that does urban farming and community gardening, has been running community gardens on Ash Street in Hampden, but now, the city wants to sell two of the lots that the group uses. Baltimore Free Farm iscomplaining about the sale, but has also put in a bid to buy those lots.
When Orioles first baseman Chris Davis flailed at a changeup in the dirt Tuesday for the last out of the third inning, he says he was really frustrated. So he snapped. And so did his bat. Over Davis' knee in one quick motion.
Yes, the team that torched my dreams is none other than America's new darling, that scrappy bunch from the school no one¿s ever heard of, Florida Gulf Coast University, coached by Andy Enfield, who no one had ever heard of after he played for Johns Hopkins years ago.