In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers have developed a blood test for Alzheimer's disease that predicts with astonishing accuracy whether a healthy person will develop the disease.
Heroin overdoses increased 45% from 2006 to 2010
Concerned over the rise in heroin overdose deaths, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is vowing to increase efforts to fight what he called an "urgent public health crisis."
Reads to students at Dickey Hill Elementary
Baltimore Ravens Wide Receiver Torrey Smith partnered with Scholastic Book Fairs to transform a room at Dickey Hill Elementary/Middle School into a literary oasis for 370 students who attend the school.
Comcast recently announced that the company is extending its Internet Essentials low-income broadband adoption program. During the March 4, 2014 announcement, Comcast Executive Vice President David Cohen highlighted why the nation's largest video, high-speed Internet and phone provider decided to extend the program beyond its initial three-year commitment.
Older siblings often provide useful insights. That's why I wasn't surprised when my older brother recently provided some— about young black men attending college on athletic scholarships.
The World Health Organization held the first World Health Assembly in 1948, and beginning in 1950, every year on April 7 the world comes together to observe World Health Day.
Arizona legislators pulled a dandy. They asked their governor to sign a bill allowing any business the freedom to discriminate based on religious beliefs. The governor vetoed the bill.
Engineering contest brings out best in students
This week Education Matters highlights an extraordinary STEM achievement by a group of middle school girls.
Saint Agnes Hospital seeks to raise awareness
According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), African Americans are more than twice as likely to have a foot or leg amputated due to diabetes than non-Hispanic whites.
Faye Ford Fields is the very definition of a mogul. She is president and CEO of Integrated Resource Technologies, Inc. (IRT), a Virginia-based company that provides intelligence support solutions, security services operational support to the Department of Defense and intelligence organizations.
Ever since Diedre was young, people have complimented her on her voice. For many years she had dreams of turning that voice into a business.
The Anne Arundel County Department of Health recently hosted the Third Annual Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Luncheon at the Anne Arundel Community College in Arnold, Maryland. The program's theme was "Building Hope: Developing a Faith-based HIV Ministry." The event provide
The soulful sound of some very talented homegrown music artists and the producer of a popular radio show are on tap for this week’s edition of Indie Soul.
Eating a high-protein diet in middle age could increase your risk of diabetes and cancer, according to a study published this week in the journal Cell Metabolism. But don't stay away from meat for too long -- the same study showed those over 65 need more protein to reduce their mortality risk.
Rep. Cummings calls the move un-American
What is the state of Congress today? How about a public shouting match at a committee hearing, with Republican Chairman Darrell Issa then cutting off the microphones while the top Democrat sought to make a statement.
FlyerTalk Awards decided by thousands of registered members
Which airline, hotel and rental car rewards programs are worth your while? With all the mergers and changes in the travel industry, it's nearly impossible for the occasional traveler to know.
When, in 2002, Denzel Washington and Halle Berry won both lead-acting honors at the Academy Awards, pundits and spin doctors were anxious to declare that the Oscars had achieved a great black apotheosis.
Want to draw, but not sure where to start? School 33 Art Center offers Drawing for Beginners.
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Annapolis & Anne Arundel County (BGCAA) is a nonprofit, which reaches more than 2,800 youth every year from the ages of 5 to 18.
As his marriage with Paula Patton unravels, Robin Thicke is leaning on his fans for support.