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  • Obamacare lightens load for cancer patients

     Obamacare lightens load for cancer patients
    Fiona O'Connell is familiar with the working person's health care nightmare — the one where you get too sick to work, and then you lose your job, and then you have no insurance to pay for the treatment you need. O'Connell lived that nightmare, and...
  • Inspirational pianist Irene Alexander dead at 94

    Inspirational pianist Irene Alexander dead at 94
    Making music was Irene Alexander's inspiration as well as lifeline. It allowed her to forge ahead, say friends and family, through a string of misfortunes that would have felled an ordinary mortal. In 2005, the Chicago pianist and piano teacher...
  • Spotlight on golf event Fairway to Life longtime volunteer [Lutherville-Timonium]

    Every golf season, local women's golf groups play for an incredibly worthy cause, called Fairway to Life, which benefits the Breast Care Center at the University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center. As a participant in the program and a co-chair of a...
  • The dirty truth about the GOP attack on Obamacare: It worked

    The dirty truth about the GOP attack on Obamacare: It worked
    A crucial component of the Republican Party's assault on the Affordable Care Act always has been ignorance--that is, the promotion of ignorance about the ACA's benefits among the general population.  Now, from the consulting firm McKinsey & Co., comes...
  • My heart just stopped [Commentary]

    My heart just stopped [Commentary]
    On Wednesday, just for a moment, my heart stopped. The same way it stopped when I heard that Toni Cade Bambara had breast cancer and when I heard that Nelson Mandela had passed away. It stopped the same way that my grandmother's heart stopped when she...
  • Galliano joins Russian perfumery; Prince William hosts Ralph Lauren

    Galliano joins Russian perfumery; Prince William hosts Ralph Lauren
    Ralph Lauren was the guest of honor at a dinner hosted by Prince William at Windsor Castle on Tuesday. The prince is president of the Royal Marsden Cancer Charity, which plans to open a new Ralph Lauren Centre for Breast Cancer Research thanks to a...
  • Napravnik ready for emotional homecoming in Preakness

    Napravnik ready for emotional homecoming in Preakness
    When Rosie Napravnik ventures to Pimlico Race Course to ride Bayern in Saturday's 139th running of the Preakness, the 26-year-old riding star can expect an emotional homecoming. A familiar face will not be there to greet her. Trainer Dickie Small, who...
  • Join a live chat with 'Parenthood's' Monica Potter on Thursday

    Join a live chat with 'Parenthood's' Monica Potter on Thursday
    Monica Potter was at the center of one of television's most gut-wrenching storylines last year when her character battled breast cancer on the NBC drama "Parenthood." Naturally, the emotional fallout from that plot was one of several focal points in...
  • Monica Potter dishes on 'Parenthood' series ending

    Monica Potter dishes on 'Parenthood' series ending
    "Parenthood's" Monica Potter dropped by the Los Angeles Times' office the other day and dished on the series' just-finished fifth season, along with providing a few thoughts on what she'd like to see happen when the show wraps next year. Potter's...
  • Cancer survivors in the U.S. -- 14.5 million strong and growing

    A new report identifies a group of Americans that is expected to grow by 30% over the next decade: cancer survivors. As of Jan. 1, there were nearly 14.5 million people alive in the United States who had been diagnosed with some type of cancer. By 2024,...
  • Belleville woman charged with faking cancer to raise money

    Belleville woman charged with faking cancer to raise money
    A Belleville woman faces charges on Wednesday after police said she claimed to have terminal cancer and then accepted money from fundraisers to help pay non-existent medical bills and to support her family. Alissa A, Jackson, 31, was charged Wednesday...