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  • Commercial U.S. cargo ship reaches space station

    CAPE CANAVERAL Fla. (Reuters) - (This story corrects attribution in 3rd paragraph) An Orbital Sciences Corp cargo ship reached the International Space Station on Wednesday with a delivery of food, supplies, science experiments and a fleet of tiny Earth-...
  • Mobile-mammography debate: Lifesaver or moneymaker?

    Mobile-mammography debate: Lifesaver or moneymaker?
    Like many working moms, Hope Bott of Orlando usually put her family's health needs ahead of her own, said the wife and mother of three boys. So when a mobile-mammography bus pulled up to her workplace in March, she got on board. Bott, 38, an...
  • Blumenthal Touches Off Political War Over Abortion Bill

    Washington – Sen. Richard Blumenthal touched off a passionate debate on Capitol Hill Tuesday with a hearing on the hot-button issue of abortion, arguing state legislatures have no right to promote laws that limit access to the procedure....
  • Women's health issues versus choices

    I am tired of the complaints about the Supreme Court decision regarding employers covering the cost of birth control. No employer or anyone else can decide what you can or cannot do with your body.  Women can continue to make the same decisions as they...
  • READER SUBMITTED: VNA HealthCare Raises Money For Cancer In Honor Of Employee

    VNA HealthCare Team raised $8,310.51 for the American Cancer Society for the Waterbury Relay for Life in June. Our company was the Top Corporate team and the team won "Rookie of the Year." This was the company's first year as The Survivor Sponsor. VNA...
  • Students and economy benefit from college loan repayment flexibility

    Andy McCracken's family faced a sobering choice. After his mother was diagnosed with breast cancer, the money his parents had spent years saving to send him to college would go to save her life. Fortunately, Andy's mother is in remission today, and Andy...
  • With International Crown, the future will be here in Owings Mills

    With International Crown, the future will be here in Owings Mills
    [Editor's note: Cristie Kerr, a member of Team USA in the inaugural LPGA International Crown, to be played July 24-27 at Caves Valley Golf Club, will be blogging for The Baltimore Sun about her experience.] Hello from across the pond! We have...
  • Stress, depression may affect how the body processes fat

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Stress and depression have long been linked with a heightened risk of weight gain, but a new study sheds light on how those mental states may alter the way the body processes fatty foods. Compared to women without stress in...
  • Pink Aid: compassionate care for breast cancer patients

    A chance meeting with a woman wearing a wig convinced Andrew Mitchell-Namdar to start Pink Aid, an organization that provides compassionate care to patients with breast cancer. The organization, based out of Westport, Conn., has given out more than $1...
  • Jane C. Newman, 1945-2014

     Jane C. Newman, 1945-2014
    Jane C. Newman was a physical education teacher at Wiesbrook Elementary School in Wheaton at a time when budget cuts were prompting district administrators to consider reducing or eliminating gym classes. Mrs. Newman held strong views about the value of...
  • Vegan communities growing, along with research on health benefits

    No, vegans are not extraterrestrials from a planet orbiting Vega, although many might consider their dietary habits to be completely alien. Plant-only eaters represent a mere 2 percent of the population; another 5 percent describe themselves as...