| Feb 14, 2014
| 1:36 PM
Six months after captaining the Stevenson University women's basketball team during her senior season, Sam Murray sat in a doctor's office at Sinai Hospital waiting for her diagnosis.
After leading the Mustangs in scoring and being named team MVP as a...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 10:29 AM
For years, Meg Rowe has been a periodic patient at the Johns Hopkins Comprehensive Neurofibromatosis Center, awaiting test results and undergoing procedures. But on Feb. 15, she plans to run a mile through the bitter cold — happily and in her...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 2:30 AM
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I've read that someday it may be possible for doctors to use viruses to cure cancer. How does it work? What types of cancer could it affect?
ANSWER: A considerable amount of research is currently underway that's examining the use of...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 4:34 PM
Mary McElroy gave 22 years to the Baltimore City Fire Department as a firefighter-paramedic. The job, she says, gave her breast cancer.
The state Workers' Compensation Commission agreed, issuing an order last fall that requires the city to cover any...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 2:00 PM
Harry Hamlin wasn't supposed to touch the food on the table during the conference scenes on "L.A. Law," NBC's Emmy Award-winning 1986-94 legal series.
The sandwiches were strictly props. But Hamlin, who played attorney Michael Kuzak, the serious-...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 9:21 AM
Trick or Treat in the Heat, a popular fundraiser involving several neighborhoods, will have a change of venue this fall in Eagle River. It started as way to bring families together to remember a little boy who lost his battle to leukemia eight years ago...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 4:43 PM
A transfusion of blood tainted with West Nile virus most likely caused the death of a hospitalized cancer patient in 2012, according to a new report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
In its Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 6:54 PM
When I received my second diagnosis of breast cancer in November, it came with good and bad news.
The good was that, unlike the first — Stage 3 cancer— this one was in the early stages. No chemotherapy or radiation would be required. The bad...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women's Health
Menopause is the point in time when a woman's menstrual periods stop. Some people call the years leading up to a woman's last period...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 8:30 PM
BOLD AND BEAUTIFUL: Stephanie experienced a health scare that heightened her and Eric's fears that her cancer may have returned. Brooke shared her problems about the honeymoon with Stephanie but asked her to keep it a secret so as not to take the focus...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What causes neurofibromatosis, and how is it treated? Is it very common? I had not heard of the disease until my niece was diagnosed with neurofibromatosis type 1.
ANSWER: Neurofibromatosis type 1 is a genetic disorder that disrupts...