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  • Announcements: More Independence Day events, summer day camps, watermen heritage tours,

    More Independence Day events •A naturalization ceremony welcoming 35 new citizens will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. at William Paca House and Garden, 186 Prince George St. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services officials will administer the Oath...
  • What you need to know about when and when not to get cancer screening

     What you need to know about when and when not to get cancer screening
    An online medical magazine recently invited physicians to test their knowledge of cancer screening tests. The respondents undoubtedly were grateful for their anonymity, because the vast majority flunked. In the first question, a 72-year-old man comes to...
  • Guidelines on when healthy people should have cancer screening

     Guidelines on when healthy people should have cancer screening
    Breast cancer: Healthy women ages 50-74 should be encouraged to have a mammogram every two years. Women in their 40s should discuss the benefits and harms of screening with their doctors and get a mammogram every two years if they so choose. Cervical...
  • Back in the day, bikini debut was the bomb

    Back in the day, bikini debut was the bomb
    Yesterday we celebrated the day the United States adopted the Declaration of Independence, the magnificent document that transformed and codified the world's concept of equality. Ever since Lincoln refocused the country's attention on it at Gettysburg, it...
  • Anne Arundel County health briefs

    Summer food safety The Department of Health reminds residents to be aware of foodborne illness this summer. In 2014 in Anne Arundel county there were 76 confirmed or probable cases of salmonellosis. For a list of tips, go to aahealth.org and select...
  • Lisa Glatt talks catharsis, nudism and her new novel, 'The Nakeds'

    In Lisa Glatt's new novel, "The Nakeds" (Regan Arts: 288 pp., $24.95), first-grader Hannah Teller is hit by a car one morning in 1970 in a Southern California beach town. The teenage drunk driver, Martin, flees the scene. As a result of her injuries,...
  • Ask Amy: Bowlers roll gutter ball in choice to exclude

     Ask Amy: Bowlers roll gutter ball in choice to exclude
    Dear Amy: What is the "PC" way to exclude the developmentally disabled from an organized group? I run a bowling league. Management at the bowling center where we play has informed us that our yearly contract will not be renewed unless we accept teams...
  • Obama: 'Feeling pretty good' about health care

    Fresh off a Supreme Court victory, President Barack Obama said Wednesday that he's "feeling pretty good" about the state of his health care law and pleaded for bipartisan cooperation on ways to make it work even better. Obama said he wants to refocus the...
  • Timothy Edwards School in top 100 CT middle schools

    Timothy Edwards Middle School is one of the best middle schools in Connecticut, according to niche.com. The website ranked almost 20,000 middle schools nationally based on student statistics and opinions from students and their parents. TEMS ranked no. 54...
  • Obama urges bipartisanship in Medicaid expansion effort

    President Barack Obama said Wednesday that he'd like to see "some good sense spring forth" as Tennessee lawmakers try to work out their differences and expand Medicaid in a state he touted as having a history of bipartisanship. Obama visited an...
  • Brian Henderson dies at 77; USC cancer expert, medical school dean

    Brian E. Henderson, a cancer researcher and former dean of USC's Keck School of Medicine, died earlier this month at his home in San Marino. He was 77. Henderson died June 20 after a battle with lung cancer, school officials said. Henderson served...