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  • No. 13 Seton Keough holds off No. 11 Catonsville's rally

    No. 13 Seton Keough holds off No. 11 Catonsville's rally
    With six freshmen on the roster, Seton Keough's girls basketball team is a work in progress, and the No. 13 Gators took another significant step Saturday. In a game they led by 12 points with two and a half minutes left, the Gators held off a furious...
  • Know your specialist: What is a dermatologist?

    Source: The American Academy of Dermatology whatdoctorsknow.com Your skin is your body's largest organ and it works non-stop taking care of you. It protects your other organs, warms you up and cools you down, and can reflect how healthy you are inside....
  • Swift Justice: Grandparents' rights, mugshot privacy and collecting judgments

    Dear Jackie, My older daughter died from melanoma in 2009. At the time, my grandson was only 10 years old. My son-in-law did not involve me in her funeral arrangements, and since then I haven't had much contact with him even though he lives in the same...
  • News briefs: Smartphone applications not always reliable to assess skin cancer

    Be careful if you use a smartphone application to monitor a suspicious mole for the deadly skin cancer melanoma. A new study finds the performance of these apps is not always reliable. The study, published online in JAMA Dermatology on Jan. 16, 2013,...
  • Some computer downloads for better health should be avoided

    Approach these phone, tablet, or computer programs with caution if they make big promises. Of the countless applications (apps) available for your computer tablet and smartphone, there are an estimated 40,000 health-related apps for consumers and...
  • What to look for in sunscreen:

    Understanding the new rules for sunscreen labels. Confused by new labels popping up on sunscreen bottles? This year, changes to sunscreen labels are finally showing up on store shelves, as ordered by the FDA. One big change: terminology. Sunblock must...
  • News briefs: Aspirin linked to preventing deadly skin cancer

    A daily dose of aspirin is often prescribed after a diagnosis of heart attack or cardiovascular disease. But new research shows that the anti-inflammatory medication is also associated with a lower risk of melanoma in postmenopausal women. Melanoma is the...
  • News briefs: Harvard research finds protective link between most cancers and Alzheimer's disease

    They are both dreadful conditions, but it appears cancer reduces the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, especially among people treated with chemotherapy. That's the word from a Harvard-based study presented July 2013 at the Alzheimer's Association...
  • Ask the doctor: Should you keep that yearly check-up?

    Q. I'm 73 and in great health. Is it okay to skip my annual physical? A. It all depends on what you mean by "great health" and "annual physical." I would define "great health" as having no known chronic illnesses. However, most people your age have at...
  • Summer Skincare Tips

    Summer Skincare Tips
    Adopting a good seasonal skincare routine is essential if you plan on soaking up any amount of UV rays. Just ask Jennifer Silbar. She spends most of her summer on the sand of Chicago’s beaches, but that doesn’t mean she’s basking in rays...
  • Hopkins patient marks 30-year anniversary of heart transplant

    Hopkins patient marks 30-year anniversary of heart transplant
    If Baltimore County resident Orlando DeFelice hadn't had a heart transplant, doctors told his wife, Pam, he would have likely died within four days. Even after the surgery, doctors told him he had 50/50 odds of dying within five years. But that was...