| Feb 15, 2013
| 8:33 PM
Janice Gail Lape, 55, of Frederick, Md., formerly of Boswell, passed away Feb. 14, 2013 at the Shady Grove Adventist Hospital, Rockville, Md. Born Nov. 13, 1957 in Johnstown, she is the daughter of Robert E. and Dolores (Stahl) Lape of Davidsville. Janice...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 10:56 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - It seems like a no-brainer.
Since about 75 percent of healthcare spending in the United States is for largely preventable chronic illnesses such as Type 2 diabetes and heart disease, providing more preventive care should cut costs....
| Jan 30, 2013
| 1:32 PM
Susan Lee Marr, a legal assistant and an active volunteer, died Saturday of ovarian cancer at her home in the Arcadia-Beverly Hills neighborhood of Northeast Baltimore. She was 55.
Susan Lee Neukam was born in Baltimore and raised in Dundalk, where she...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 6:10 PM
Douglas Davis said he didn’t used to wear suntan lotion or a hat when on the job finding underground utilities for Miss Utility.
“I do now,” said the one-year cancer survivor, who had stage-four melanoma, a type of skin cancer.
| May 27, 2013
| 11:47 AM
An aunt of Angelina Jolie who carried a same gene mutation linked to breast cancer as the actress has died of the disease at an Escondido hospital, according to an interview with her husband.
Debbie Martin, 61, passed away early Sunday, only a few weeks...
| May 24, 2013
| 4:47 PM
I was moved by Angelina Jolie's recent revelation that she had a double mastectomy because she has a BRAC gene mutation that indicates a higher risk of getting breast or ovarian cancer. I am BRCA 1 positive and had my breasts removed to reduce my risk...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 4:42 PM
Johns Hopkins scientists have found a way to screen for hard-to-detect endometrial and ovarian cancers in women using a routine Pap smear, a discovery they hope eventually could reduce the number of deaths caused by the deadly malignancies.
| Jan 10, 2013
| 12:47 PM
Dear Pharmacist: I ate like a hog over the holiday, and it was wonderful! To spare my guilt, are there any benefits to holiday foods and spices? — D.E., Orlando
Dear D.E.: All those delicious spices have numerous medicinal benefits. Nutmeg can ease...
| Jan 2, 2013
For Ellie and Jeremy Forman, getting married involved much more than walking down the aisle in fancy garb and saying their "I do's" in front of family and friends this past July.
Jeremy, 34, an entrepreneur, and Ellie, 29, a community relations...
| Dec 22, 2012
| 1:40 PM
Today, they chair a banking institution with billions in assets, provide medical care for hundreds of families, recruit big-name economic development prospects, head a public library system, lead the YMCA, own a restaurant and steer Washington County...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 12:45 PM
Doris “Doey” Glessner was known for her spunk and style. Her zest for life was contagious, and she shared her life lessons with others by example.
Youngest son Neal Glessner of Hagerstown said an appropriate epitaph for his mother would be,...