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  • Hospice program honored

     
    It has an ungainly name -- optimizing advanced complex illness support, or OACIS -- but a noble mission. OACIS, Lehigh Valley Health Network's palliative care program, recently received a national honor for carrying out that mission. OACIS, established in...
  • Stand Up To Cancer special returns Sept. 5

    Stand Up To Cancer special returns Sept. 5
    The Stand Up To Cancer special will be back for the fourth time in September. Previous fund-raising events in 2008, 2010 and 2012 added millions to the fight against cancer, and the specials offer updates on the latest in cancer research. This year,...
  • New arena will also bring big-time hoops to downtown Allentown

     
    Very excited about this. Penn State and Drexel will be playing at the PPL Center in December and I have a feeling many more top college attractions are coming to our new arena. This is great news for the entire basketball community, including our high...
  • Updated comic Archie's death a cultural barometer

    Archie Andrews has died, felled by an assassin's bullet intended for a friend. Let's pause here to mourn an iconic figure of our childhood. If you're of a certain age, you might suspect that his murder was the result of a tormented love triangle...
  • 'Panic in a Suitcase' a vivid immigrant tale of two cities

    'Panic in a Suitcase' a vivid immigrant tale of two cities
    Jewish immigrants have provided a rich source of comedy — some of it dark — in American literature. Think Bernard Malamud, Philip Roth, Gary Shteyngart and, more recently, Anya Ulinich. Make way for a fresh female voice. Yelena Akhtiorskaya,...
  • Williams testifies, says McDonnells were "a business relationship"

    Williams testifies, says McDonnells were "a business relationship"
    RICHMOND — The government's star witness against Bob and Maureen McDonnell took the stand Wednesday, detailing a lavish shopping afternoon with the former first lady and telling a jury that he wrote checks for the couple because he needed the...
  • Ancient dragon boating gives cancer survivors a workout

    Ancient dragon boating gives cancer survivors a workout
    If you've been in Portage Lakes State Park in Ohio recently you just might have spotted some dragons. Not the long-toothed Loch Ness kind that live under the sea, but dragon boats that glide across the water. Members of the Dragon Dream Team, all wearing...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Fundraising leader is a first for Komen

    This year's Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure will mark the first time in its 23-year history that a man has taken charge of the annual Orange County fundraising event, the organization announced in a press release Tuesday. Doug McKay, the district...
  • After jolt of a medical crisis, support is key as patients choose paths

    After jolt of a medical crisis, support is key as patients choose paths
    Every health crisis is different, but most have one thing in common: You are blindsided by the bad news. "It's a time of upheaval, you feel out of control, anxious, you just don't know what to do next," says Amy Madnick, a licensed clinical social...