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  • Memory moves mother, son to run Maryland Half Marathon in Maple Lawn

    For 10 years Sandy Thomas had been running a 2-mile circuit most mornings around her North Laurel neighborhood of Hammond Village to stay physically fit, but in 2006 life handed her a detour. Her husband, Jim, died that year from skin cancer, and the...
  • Cigna: Disability Claims Increased For Obesity, Skin Cancer, Spinal Disc Surgery

    Cigna Corp. analyzed 20 years of short-term-disability claims and found sharp increases in the number of workers treated for obesity, skin cancer and spinal-disc surgery that resulted in needed time off from their jobs. The Bloomfield insurer analyzed 1....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Neither Susans nor daisies

    Neither Susans nor daisies
    The story has been told so many times it's taken on a life of its own: Black-eyed Susans don't bloom in time for the Preakness, so the winning horse is instead draped with a blanket of yellow daisies whose centers have been painted so they look like...
  • By the numbers: Millennials with cancer

    By the numbers: Millennials with cancer
    70,000  Approximate number of people ages 15-39 who are diagnosed with cancer each year in the United States 1.7 million  The number of people diagnosed with cancer each year in the United States, according to the American Cancer Society 15-21 years...
  • Doors continue to open for women at Preakness, throughout horse racing

    Doors continue to open for women at Preakness, throughout horse racing
    Abby Fuller dreamed of being a jockey as a little girl in 1968, but at the time there were no women yet in horse racing. Then came Barbara Jo Rubin, who became the first female jockey to win a race in 1969, giving Fuller hope for a future in the sport....