| Mar 24, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The UCLA Jonsson Cancer Center Foundation's (JCCF) 19th annual Taste for a Cure event will honor Sony Pictures TV prexy Steve Mosko with the Gil Nickel humanitarian award, named in honor of JCCF supporter Gil Nickel, who died of melanoma in 2003.
| Mar 5, 2014
| 11:37 AM
Anna B. George, a church secretary who enjoyed celebrating her German heritage, died Friday of melanoma at Stella Maris Hospice. She was 79.
The daughter of George Braml, an Esskay meat cutter, and Anna Eder Braml, a homemaker, Anna Braml was born in...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 12:14 PM
Kathleen DeSales Nolan, a public relations executive who headed communications for Constellation Energy, died of melanoma March 2 at her Ellicott City home. She was 64.
"There was never a communications challenge that Kathy couldn't handle," said...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 1:21 PM
Dr. Lisa R. Ginn and Dr. Robert Weiss, both board-certified dermatologists, offer some advice for skin care:
Sun protection. Using both sunscreen and protective clothing such as hats is key. "Sunscreens don't have to be expensive," says Ginn, but the...
| Feb 12, 2014
William Albert Allard has contributed to National Geographic Society magazine stories and books as a photographer and writer since 1964. Considered one of color photography's most celebrated pioneers, Allard is a former contributor to Magnum Photos and...
| May 23, 2014
After reporting the latest news about treatment for melanoma (the good news: Valley residents have access to the latest in pharmaceuticals for deadly stage IV melanoma. The bad news: Incidence is growing overall) here's an important reminder as we enter...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 8:59 AM
El Departamento de Salud del condado de Broward anunció esta semana contar con una subvención de $150,000 para realizar diagnósticos gratuitos de cáncer cervical y al seno a mujeres de edad mediana.
"Esta subvención intenta ayudar a las mujeres entre 50...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 7:58 AM
Pronto llega el verano, aunque el sol y el calor hacen que desde ya mucha gente vaya a la playa. Pensando en ello las autoridades de salud quieren recordar a las personas sobre el peligro de estar expuestos mucho tiempo al sol.
Melanoma, la forma más...
| Apr 29, 2013
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April 29, 2013
Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
| Feb 22, 2013
Vision and health
The Health Department offers vision and hearing screenings in public schools for children in preschool, kindergarten, first and eighth grade, and also for students new to Anne Arundel county schools. Students in the following schools...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 5:12 PM
The Corona del Mar High girls' water polo team always has team shirts for the CIF Southern Section Division 1 playoffs.
Most of the time the shirts have funny or silly words on the back, nicknames to describe the players. But for sophomore Ashley Quinn,...