| Nov 13, 2013
| 5:51 PM
Less than five months after a pair of biotech companies submitted a candidate cancer drug to the Food & Drug Administration, the FDA has approved the drug ibrutinib as a "breakthrough therapy" for a rare and deadly form of the cancer, mantle cell...
| Nov 27, 2013
Residents in Towson, Loch Raven, and surrounding areas have been working together since 2011 to help neighbors who have experienced unexpected hardships. Now, after running two successful holiday campaigns, the group has formed a nonprofit organization,...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 1:35 PM
Mulvaney-Jennison, Judith Ann
Judy (aka “Nannie” and “Princess”), of Lake Forest and Balboa Island, was welcomed home to Heaven on October 29, 2013 after a battle with lymphoma. Her passing was a shock, but she fought a good...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 3:25 PM
Jonathan W. "JP" Pine Jr., a longtime editor at Lippincott Williams & Wilkins/Wolters Kluwer Health who had been active in several patriotic organizations, died Thursday of lymphoma at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda.
The Roland Park...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 2:03 PM
Frank L. Fouce, an impresario of Spanish-language entertainment who turned downtown's historic Million Dollar Theater into a prestigious venue for a burgeoning Latino market and helped launch the television network that became Univision, died Sept. 22...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 6:10 PM
If you are a woman, Gloria Steinem is like an indispensable computer program, always running in the background of your life. You don’t always remember that she's there, but without her, your life would be constrained in ways you can hardly imagine....
| Feb 24, 2014
David Solomon lay in bed, a sheet draped over his legs.
His darkened bedroom was silent, except for the ticking of a clock on the wall. A box of tissues sat on a bedside table; a Hebrew-and-English siddur, or prayer book, rested on his lap.
| Feb 9, 2014
Dr. Riad Barmada, head of orthopedics at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine from 1984 to 1998, was a quiet champion of diversity at the school.
"Long before anyone talked about diversity, he recruited women and minorities," said...
| Feb 9, 2014
Re "Patients struggle to find covered doctors," Feb. 5
The article points out a major gap in the implementation of the Affordable Care Act: Many specialty providers and hospitals that cancer patients rely on are being left out of insurance exchange...
| May 21, 2013
Like many people, I get a lot of my news from social media sites like Facebook and Twitter. For instance, if I had not checked Facebook yesterday, I would not have known about the destructive tornado in Oklahoma until I read about it in this morning...
| Jul 11, 2013
PHILADELPHIA — Mackenzie Kramer has spent a lot of her time growing up in hospitals. She was not a sick child. The Muhlenberg junior just had two working parents, including a dad (Joel) who is an OB GYN at Holy......