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  • Baltimore-based fund sending cancer survivor to World Cup

    Baltimore-based fund sending cancer survivor to World Cup
    The legacy of Craig Willinger lives on with Hannah Smith at the 2014 World Cup. Smith, a 17-year-old high school soccer player from Murraysville, Pa., is in Brazil this week with her mother, Rori. She is the ninth honoree of a Baltimore-based foundation...
  • Houston offensive lineman David Quessenberry diagnosed with lymphoma

    Houston Texans offensive lineman David Quessenberry will be placed on the NFL’s non-football illness list while he undergoes treatment for lymphoma, the team announced Tuesday. The second-year player out of San Jose State had been experiencing the...
  • Texans lineman diagnosed with lymphoma

    Texans lineman diagnosed with lymphoma
    Houston Texans offensive lineman David Quessenberry has been diagnosed with lymphoma and was placed Tuesday on the non-football injury list. The team said Quessenberry experienced “fatigue and a persistent cough” during a June 3 practice and...
  • Even cancer isn't enough to get many smokers to quit, study finds

    Even cancer isn't enough to get many smokers to quit, study finds
    There’s nothing like a serious health scare to convince smokers to kick the habit, but new research finds that nearly 1 in 10 cancer survivors is still smoking nine years after their diagnosis. The 9.3% smoking rate among American cancer survivors...
  • Spirit of champions drove the 'Dallas Buyers Club' script

    Spirit of champions drove the 'Dallas Buyers Club' script
    Craig Borten My emotional attachment to "Dallas Buyers Club" starts with the loss of my father, Buddy. In 1981, he was diagnosed with lymphoma and given six months to live. I observed firsthand the coldness and disconnect of the doctors as well as the...
  • New firefighter benefits stoke workers' comp debate

    New firefighter benefits stoke workers' comp debate
    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...
  • Area's volleyball community to raise money for lymphoma-stricken friend

    Area's volleyball community to raise money for lymphoma-stricken friend
    This all started with a cough. Bill Porter said his son, Kyle, had a persistent cough. So they went to an urgent care clinic. Tests showed there was a chance he could have asthma but nothing more. Weeks passed and Kyle Porter didn't look like himself....
  • Olympic gold medal gymnast Shawn Johnson on running, fitness and weight gain

    Olympic gold medal gymnast Shawn Johnson on running, fitness and weight gain
    Olympic gold medal gymnast and Dancing with the Stars champion Shawn Johnson admits she has never been a runner. Ever. But once she retired from competition, Johnson made a fitness bucket list and wrote down crazy running-related goals like “half-...
  • Abe Bortz, historian, teacher, book reviewer

    Abe Bortz, historian, teacher, book reviewer
    Abe Bortz, the Social Security Administration's first historian and a voracious book collector and reviewer, died Tuesday of lymphoma at his home in Pikesville. He was 93. Dr. Bortz grew up in Cincinnati, graduating from high school there in 1937 and...
  • Black Sabbath makes its own luck with '13'

    For decades, the question from fans and journalists was constant and predictable: Would the heavy metal originators of Black Sabbath ever make another album? Not that they hadn't tried. In 2001, singer Ozzy Osbourne, guitarist Tony Iommi, bassist Geezer...
  • Sister Marie Vincent Brothers, artist and teacher

    Sister Marie Vincent Brothers, artist and teacher
    Sister Marie Vincent Brothers, a member of the School Sisters of Notre Dame who spent nearly three decades as a teacher and graphics designer at Notre Dame of Maryland University and was once described as one of the "swingingest" nuns, died June 8 at...