| Feb 11, 2014
| 5:26 PM
Lighting up a cigarette on playgrounds, athletic fields and other areas in public parks could draw a $50 fine in Baltimore County and $500 in the city under legislation being considered in those jurisdictions.
Supporters of bans on tobacco use say...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 4:53 PM
Doctors at Silver Cross Hospital are pooling their expertise to help evaluate and plan a course of treatment for patients with lung cancer in hours instead of weeks.
Speedy diagnosis and treatment is especially important, according to specialists who...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 5:00 AM
As a lung cancer survivor who began smoking as a teenager because it was cool, I know the dangers of smoking first hand. I volunteer for the American Cancer Society as a recovery coach for lung and esophageal cancer patients. In addition, I work as a...
| Jan 24, 2014
Sunday, Jan. 26
Child care fair Howard County's Department of Citizen Services Preschool/Child Care Information Fair, "Children On Board," will be held from 1 p.m to 4 p.m. at Ten Oaks Ballroom, 5000 Signal Bell Lane in Clarksville. Admission is free,...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 6:46 PM
When Anna Djanbazian lost her brother after his battle with colon cancer, she grieved the only way that seemed natural to her — through dance.
“As soon as it happened, I felt I needed to do something,” she said.
It took Djanbazian, who...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 9:17 AM
Danny was born in La Canada in 1950 and in 1963 arrived in Corona del Mar. Unbeknownst to him, he would then meet Lynda, his future wife, who lived just down the street. At 13 years old his grandfather put a golf club in his hands for the first time and...
| Jan 31, 2014
February is American Heart month. The Anne Arundel Department of Health offers kits and fact sheets about heart disease, its risk factors and prevention on the website learntolivehealthy.org.
Tobacco-free kids week
February 9 to 15, kids...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 2:25 PM
Flynn Donoho has braved a plethora of difficult weather and road conditions during his three-year journey cycling across the United States.
He's ridden through snow and hail, pedaled up mountain passes, dodged hurricanes and even stopped to watch a...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 2:38 PM
Adam Schwartz first participated in an event to fight cancer when he was still a student at Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire. Now, at 29, he is the youngest person to be inducted into the American Cancer Society's Relay For Life Hall of Fame.
| Feb 5, 2014
| 10:19 AM
C's for Cancer, an all-volunteer group that supports the Lake-Sumter Unit of the American Cancer Society, is having a day trip to Ponce Inlet, south of Daytona Beach on March 5.
Visitors can climb up 203 interior spiral steps to the top of Ponce Inlet...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 8:43 AM
An East Windsor three-point shot or a nifty cross-over dribble drive produces smiles, of course, for the Panthers. But what gives them more satisfaction and pride is "locking teams down."
Defense is a major reason East Windsor is 14-0 and No. 2 in...