David Modell, former Ravens president who oversaw the birth of the team, was laid to rest on a gray, drizzly Tuesday following a funeral mass at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
Rob Belanger, the son of former Baltimore Orioles shortstop Mark Belanger and co-founder of a charity for children with cancer who mentored youngsters in his church and on the softball field, died of prostate cancer Dec. 30. He was 47.
For the past 18 months, her co-defendants either went to trial or were called to the stand to testify while Alicia White awaited her own trial. Out of public view, White spent much of the time grappling with crippling anxiety, and at one point was rushed to a hospital. The stress led her and her fiance to call off their engagement, and she spent months unemployed. Then, in July, all charges were dropped. Now, White is speaking publicly for the first time as she begins the process of clearing her
My own family was lucky enough to benefit from the support of a palliative care nurse when my father faced lung cancer. She got his pain and nausea controlled and taught us how to care for him at home. She inspired me to pursue my own career as a palliative care nurse practitioner. But there are not enough of us; right now there is only one palliative medicine physician for every 13,000 patients with serious illness and the research supporting our work is lacking
There's no way around it, lung cancer is a tough challenge. It may not be the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the United States, but it is particularly deadly, according to Dr. Randy Becker, a radiologist who practices at Advanced Radiology in Westminster.
Jill Wrigley, an attorney committed to social justice issues who helped increase access to fruits and vegetables to Baltimore schoolchildren, died of lung cancer at her home in southwest Baltimore on Oct. 5. She was 52.
Barbara Pash Milsten, an accomplished Baltimore writer and editor who was known and respected for her versatility and unflappability and for never missing a deadline, died Friday from lung cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Pikesville resident was 75.
Imagine if a medication existed for heart disease or lung cancer, one that allowed us to be brought back from the dead from these ailments. Would there be any incentive to change our unhealthy eating habits or to quit smoking?
There is at least one concept that all presidential candidates agree on: Free trade is bad. Both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are against the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), although this trade agreement is specifically designed to "contain" China, which alone should have made it a crowd-pleaser. This growing trend of protectionism, as popular as it is, should not be the predominant belief of a country that once thrived on trade and prides itself on being a global leader.
Federal environmental regulators have ruled that the air around a power plant in northern Anne Arundel County is unhealthy to breathe, rejecting Maryland officials' arguments that the air is clean enough.
Maurice Richard Wyman, who helped run the iconic Hochschild Kohn department store in downtown Baltimore and donated millions to various local charities, died at home in Baltimore Tuesday of lung cancer. He was 87.
The advent of affordable electric vehicles would significantly reduce tailpipe emissions of pollutants that not only produce ozone but also load the atmosphere with global warming gases. But as important as EVs may be in reducing air pollution in urban areas, no fleet-wide switch to EVs can succeed environmentally unless there are assurances that the electricity that's used to recharge EVs comes from clean-air nuclear power and renewables.
About 60 percent of all cancer patients have radiation, and though dozens of studies are still in the works to understand who may benefit most from protons, the promise of the more precise technology has lead to a boom in construction of the costly facilities and interest from patients who hope to for better outcomes and fewer side effects
Vape Dojo opened Howard County's first vape shop in 2012. Since then, a handful of shops have cropped up in the county, operating in an unregulated industry where large-scale research on the effects of e-cigarettes is inconclusive as popularity of the products increases.
Robert "M. Smoke" Shilling Jr., a former longtime Baltimore broadcaster who had worked as a reporter and news director at WCBM-AM from 1966 to 1985 and later was managing editor at WBFF-TV, died Sunday of lung cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 75.