Business, Health, Politics, Sci-Tech

Governor Hogan announces Maryland Cancer Moonshot: $216M in investments in cancer centers, cutting-edge research of treatments and cures

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan this week announced a new Maryland Cancer Moonshot initiative to expand and accelerate cancer detection, screening, prevention, treatment, and research in the state. The state is committing $216 million in investments as a down payment to jump-start the initiative, including the first-ever comprehensive cancer center in Prince George’s County. “The reality is that cancer is a …


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Attorney General Frosh sues Monsanto for long-lasting harm from PCBs on Maryland’s natural resources

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against Monsanto for the harm that chemicals the company manufactured have caused, and continue to cause, to Maryland’s land, waters, fish, and wildlife. The lawsuit seeks to recover damages and clean-up costs associated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). Filed in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City, the suit alleges that …


Shrimp & Bull Roast fundraiser to be held for Carney coach battling cancer

CARNEY, MD—A fundraiser will be held next month for a local coach who is battling cancer. In May, Drew Ignatz received the devastating news that he had stage 4 metastatic colon cancer.  Drew, who lives in Carney with his wife, has two children, is a U.S. Army veteran, loves sports, and is an award-winning home brewer. Drew and Tina have …

Governor Hogan to undergo skin cancer surgery on Friday

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan will undergo minor surgery this week. The governor on Wednesday announced that he would have minor outpatient surgery this Friday to remove early-stage basal and squamous cell carcinoma on his face and shoulder. This is a form of cancer that the governor has had before. “I’ve beat this type of cancer before, and I’m feeling great—thanks …

Flags lowered to honor Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Hogan & Olszewski issue statements

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The United States and Maryland flags have been lowered to half-staff to honor the life and legacy of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died on Friday evening at 87 years of age following a lengthy battle with cancer. Gunsburg was nominated by President Bill Clinton and was generally viewed as belonging to the liberal wing of the …

Baltimore County Police Department mourns passing of Ret. Colonel Kim Ward, highest ranking female officer in BCoPD history

TOWSON, MD—The Baltimore County Police Department is mourning the loss of a retired officer. Retired Colonel Kim Ward died late Thursday night, August 6, after a long battle with a rare form of ovarian cancer called Ovarian Carcinosarcoma. Colonel Ward was a pioneering woman in the field of policing, leading the way for a generation of officers who continue to …

CBD Supply Maryland holds ribbon-cutting ceremony in Fullerton

NOTTINGHAM, MD—It’s official. CBD Supply Maryland held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Saturday. Community leaders gathered at noon on Saturday for the grand opening. The event featured giveaways, food, and experts to discuss the benefits of CBD. CBD Supply Maryland offers natural alternatives that are completely sourced and created in the United States to ensure quality and consistency. Cannabidiol (CBD) is …

Give cancer the boot at Boot Camp 2019 on The Avenue

It’s time to give cancer the boot. Join Merritt Clubs and The Avenue at White Marsh for a Pink Boot Camp benefiting The Red Devils, Inc. on Wednesday, October 9, 2019. Registration is $25 and all proceeds will benefit The Red Devils. 5:00 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.: Check-in/registration 5:45 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.: Boot Camp The rain date will be …