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  • Joe Clark and Alan Hays: Champ & Chump

    Joe Clark and Alan Hays: Champ & Chump
    Champ Joe Clark: An Orlando businessman and husband of former News 13 reporter Amanda Evans, he succumbed this week at 31 to colon cancer. His courageous and public battle against the disease inspired the #JoeStrong movement and a blog, “Cocktails...
  • Racing champ Hunter-Reay honors mom who died of cancer

    After his mother died of colon cancer in 2009, South Florida's race car driver Ryan Hunter-Reay dreamed of helping to find a cure and one day dedicating a cancer facility in his mother's honor. On Friday, the Indianapolis 500 champion announced a $2.5...
  • Anne Arundel County health briefs

    Flu shots and nasal spray Free seasonal flu shots and nasal spray are available by appointment at the health department's Glen Burnie Health Center, 416 A Street, S.W. Glen Burnie 410-222-6633 and Parole Health Center, 1950 Drew Street, Annapolis, 410-...
  • #JoeStrong: Orlando tribute for Joe Clark planned

    #JoeStrong: Orlando tribute for Joe Clark planned
    An Orlando celebration of the life of #JoeStrong founder Joe Clark will be presented after the holidays, the family has announced. Clark, the husband of former News 13 reporter Amanda Evans, died Sunday after a long battle against colon cancer. He was...
  • Roche says Avastin approved in U.S. for type of ovarian cancer

    ZURICH (Reuters) - Roche said on Monday that the U.S. health regulator approved its Avastin drug as a treatment for women with ovarian cancer that is resistant to platinum-containing chemotherapy. Avastin, which is already approved in Europe to treat...
  • #JoeStrong founder Joe Clark dead at 31

    #JoeStrong founder Joe Clark dead at 31
    Joe Clark of Orlando demonstrated how social media can be marshaled against illness. His battle against cancer inspired the #JoeStrong movement and the blog "Cocktails and Chemo." He started the blog with his wife, former News 13 reporter Amanda Evans,...
  • Preview: Senators at Flames

    The Ottawa Senators attempt to conclude their trek across Western Canada on a high note when they visit the Calgary Flames on Saturday. Ottawa began its three-game road trip with an overtime loss in Vancouver on Tuesday before defeating Edmonton in the...
  • Frederick Niemi, dedicated to Finnish affairs, dies at 76

    Frederick Niemi grew up in Berwyn, but he was deeply attached to his family's ancestral homeland of Finland, involving himself in a number of Finnish-American organizations and serving as Finland's honorary consul in Chicago for more than 30 years....
  • Declining in older adults, colorectal cancer jumps in the young

    New diagnoses of colorectal cancers, which have been on the decline for years among those over 50, are increasing "exponentially" among those between the ages of 20 and 49, new research has found. By the year 2030, the rate of new diagnoses among the...
  • Amanda Evans moves husband to hospice

    Amanda Evans moves husband to hospice
    Former News 13 reporter Amanda Evans has given a short update on her husband, Joe Clark. Via Facebook, she wrote Sunday night: "Pray for peace and comfort as we move Joe to a hospice house tonight. Loving someone sometimes means letting go." In April,...
  • Lehigh Valley nursing homes cited for violations

    Lehigh Valley nursing homes cited for violations
    After reading the allegations last month about problems with care at a national nursing home chain, I decided it was time to check how the nursing homes in the Lehigh Valley have been performing. I looked at every state Department of Health inspection...