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  • Does Maryland have the political will to restore the bay?

    Does Maryland have the political will to restore the bay?
    On Oct. 4, Jay Sadowski, an avid fisherman and hunter, died of leukemia at age 59. The cancer was discovered while he was being treated for a flesh-eating infection he contracted while fishing in the South River near where Gov. Larry Hogan lives. The infection ravaged his body even before the cancer could.
  • Dr. James Schroeder, leader of Northwestern medical faculty, dies at 62

    Dr. James Schroeder, leader of Northwestern medical faculty, dies at 62
    Dr. James Schroeder, a physician and professor who took night classes to earn an MBA at Northwestern University because of his interest in health care policy, was for 10 years president and CEO of the Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation. Dr....

    Sunrise resident saves woman's life with stem cells

    Sunrise resident Jessica Offir didn't know that when she swabbed her cheek at a donor drive in college that a few years later she'd save the life of another woman. Offir received a call in mid-2009, saying she was a match for a woman with leukemia and...

    Bone Marrow Foundation fundraiser set

    Bone Marrow Foundation fundraiser set
    Gift of Life Bone Marrow Foundation will have its fifth annual Walk for Life 5K on Sunday, Jan. 18 at Florida Atlantic University (777 Glades Road) in Boca Raton. The event will take place from 8 a.m. until noon. While the Boca Raton-based foundation...

    Dottie Thomas dies at 92; helped establish bone-marrow transplants

    Working as a close research partner with her husband medical pioneer and Nobel Prize winner Dr. E. Donnall Thomas Dorothy "Dottie" Thomas helped establish bone-marrow transplants as a standard and successful treatment for many formerly incurable blood...