| Jun 2, 2015
| 1:19 PM
UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center in Glen Burnie will offer the following programs June 15, 17, 18, and 19.
•A new program, "Look Good, Feel Better," will be held from 10 a.m. to noon the third Monday of every month beginning...
| Jun 1, 2015
| 3:45 PM
In addition to serving patients, Dr. Amy Derick believed giving jobs to her 100 full-time employees also was professionally fulfilling.
"When I went into medicine it was to help my patients, but later I enjoyed employing people," said Derick, an...
| May 31, 2015
| 4:15 PM
With the Coronado Bridge as a backdrop, Harriette Thompson stepped outside of the Hilton Bayfront hotel Friday morning and began jogging along the bay. One woman stopped her in front of the million-dollar yachts for an autograph. Another wanted her to...
| May 27, 2015
| 4:00 AM
With warmer, sunnier weather at hand and people headed to the beach or the park, health officials are urging residents to take precautions against skin damage, which can lead to skin cancer, the most common form of cancer in the nation.
| May 22, 2015
| 4:35 PM
In Orange County, where the climate often feels like perpetual summer, this advice is simple but significant in preventing melanoma — the most dangerous of skin cancers.
But it is not the only method of defense.
Knowing the risk...
| May 22, 2015
| 9:14 AM
TALLAHASSEE — A dozen years after the Legislature approved limiting damages in medical-malpractice lawsuits, the Florida Supreme Court sided with an injured woman who argued the limits should not apply to her case.
In a 5-2 decision Thursday,...
| May 22, 2015
We are a society of sun worshippers. Most of us can't wait to get outdoors on a bright, sunny day.
Sunlight lifts our spirts, it provides health benefits like Vitamin D and helps boosts levels of melatonin which helps us sleep. We praise people with...
| May 21, 2015
| 10:25 AM
The Friday before Memorial Day has been declared “Don’t Fry Day” by the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention to encourage sun safety awareness, according to Patient First centers.
More than 3.5 million cases of skin cancer are...
| May 14, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Diane Keaton is standing in front of a floor-to-ceiling window, backlighted by Los Angeles' late afternoon sun. Even appearing as just a shadowy silhouette blown out by the light, Keaton's shape is an iconic one.
There are the distinct lines of a...
| May 6, 2015
| 6:32 PM
When Richard Clendaniel, of Westminster, was first diagnosed with bladder cancer in August 2011, it came as something of a surprise: Compared with prostate cancer or skin cancer, bladder cancer wasn't something that was really on his radar.
| Apr 28, 2015
| 3:51 PM
When the doctors told her about her cancer, Lesley Smith was sure they didn’t do the test right.
A medical error was a more likely explanation than melanoma. That or basal cell carcinoma — a common form of skin cancer that her mother had...