| Sep 28, 2009
Many people who don't protect themselves from the sun may never get skin cancer. And certainly, you can roll the dice if you wish. But there are things I now do regularly to protect myself from it. I don't have to remember to do them; they're automatic. I...
| Jul 24, 2006
Many of us are, shall we say, rather haphazard sunscreen users -- a fact that makes dermatologists apoplectic.
But, in this era of evidence-based medicine, three nagging questions remain: How much do we really need to worry about skin cancer? How tightly...
| Aug 31, 2009
Are you due for a cancer screening test? Don't let cost stand in the way.
Yes, it would be easier to schedule such tests if you have insurance, a regular doctor who can refer you to screenings and money in your checking account to foot the bill.
| Jul 20, 2009
Frank McCourt, the retired New York City schoolteacher who launched his late-in-life literary career by tapping memories of his grim, poverty-stricken childhood in Ireland to write the Pulitzer Prize-winning memoir "Angela's Ashes," died Sunday of cancer....
| Aug 17, 2009
Plane crash work helped win Pulitzer
Fred Kinne, 93, a veteran editor who helped a San Diego newspaper win the Pulitzer Prize for its coverage of a 1978 plane crash, died Aug. 9 at a nursing center in La Mesa, his family said. He had suffered...
| Mar 28, 2009
At this late date, about the only thing Mary Stark can protect her son from is bad news.
Brandon is dying. He spends much of the day in an old La-Z-Boy recliner that his father rigged on wheels. A NASCAR quilt his mother made is tucked up under his chin....
| Apr 13, 2007
| 12:56 AM
My dad did everything he could to look his best that morning. He shaved, brushed his hair and changed into a clean shirt.
I stepped into his room, where he lay on his bed, propped up with pillows. His face was pale and his eyelids heavy; an oxygen...
| Jun 6, 2004
Ronald Reagan, the Hollywood actor who became one of the most popular presidents of the 20th century and transformed the political landscape of an era with his vision of conservative government, died Saturday at his home in the Bel-Air neighborhood of Los...
| Apr 30, 2001
With warm weather on the horizon and an ever-proliferating number of sunscreens on the market, Health decided it was time to find out more about protection from the sun. We consulted Dr. Robert Greenberg, a nationally known dermatologist in private...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Today’s Movie Quote Quiz features an interesting twist. All the quotes here are from movies featuring actors who appear in No. 1, the origin quote, if you will. Once you identify that one and recall its stars – and a......
| Dec 6, 2013
| 2:29 PM
Catonsville will host an afternoon of high school basketball along with Seton Keough and Mount St. Joseph on Dec. 21 to benefit The Kropfelder Foundation for Melanoma Education and Research.
Comets girls basketball coach Mike Mohler had been friends...