Waterfront Partnership Expands Free Fitness Classes To Weeknights

The Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore and Medifast® will bring Waterfront Wellness, a free outdoor fitness series, back to Baltimore’s Inner Harbor beginning May 25, 2019. Free fitness classes will be offered every Saturday, Sunday, Monday and Tuesday through October 1, ...

Art Imitates Life: How One Woman Draws Inspiration From Illness

As a fashion illustrator, Kris Keys creates art from real life, in real time. She brings a canvas to life in feathery watercolor strokes, fluid yet precise. As a fashion designer, she's a storyteller, a modern traveler connecting her life ...

Vaccines Protect You, Your Family And Your Community

"Vaccines are safe and highly effective. There is a lot of misinformation swirling around out there suggesting otherwise, so we want to get the facts out."

What You Need To Know About Dog Bites

An estimated 4.7 million people in the United States are bitten by dogs every year. Even worse, over half of all people who are seriously injured are children between five and nine years old

Baltimore Author Encourages Black Men To Seek Treatment For Mental Health Challenges

Tsanonda Edwards, co-founder and director of Community Engagement for Above it All, a mental health and psychiatric rehabilitation program for Baltimore youth and their families knows all too well how difficult it is to deal with the mental health effects ...

Ex-Officio Mayor Young, RALI Maryland Urge Baltimoreans To Dispose Of Unused Medicines On National Take Back Day

Baltimore Ex-Officio Mayor Jack Young, along with RALI Maryland, an organization made up of nearly two dozen local, state and national partners, today urged Baltimoreans to bring their unused medicines to one of the numerous sites across the city during ...

Grants Aimed At Helping Treat Older HIV Patients

After listening to healthcare providers, advocates and aging individuals living with HIV, officials at Gilead Sciences, a California-based biotechnology company that focuses on antiviral drugs used in the treatment of HIV and other viruses, said they realized more resources were ...

Taking on ‘Big C’ and Looking for a Knockout

The Rev. Dr. Ruth Travis is in the ring with an opponent nicknamed “The Big C” (Cancer), and she is determined to deliver a knockout blow.

Mental Health And Me

"Teenagers are too unfamiliar with ourselves and our mental health to properly seek aid from those that can actually make us feel better. We struggle with expressing ourselves in a healthy way."

Why Testicular Cancer Should Concern Every Man Aged 35 And Under!

April is Testicular Cancer Awareness Month, and for the next 30 days— and beyond, of course— we want men and boys to know about the importance of screenings and awareness for testicular cancer.

Local Author Shares Her Story In Memoir ‘Defying The Verdict: My Bipolar Life’

“I felt compelled to write this book to help reduce the stigma for people living with bipolar disorder and to encourage people living with the disorder to seek treatment,” Brown said.

African American Heart Health Is Vital

Last month, February 2019, was not only Black History Month it was also Heart Health Awareness Month per the American Heart Association. Heart disease is the number one killer of men and women in the United States.

UM School Of Dentistry Cares For Hundreds At Mission Of Mercy

The setting was a building being converted from industrial use to startups in a neighborhood near the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB). On its seventh floor, a dental clinic took shape, beckoning adults whose circumstances in life had led them ...

City’s African-American Clergy Help Establish Nation’s First African-American Neuroscience Research Initiative

The nation’s first African-American Neuroscience Research Initiative, aimed at ensuring that genomic research and neuroscience studies are representative of individuals across all populations including African ancestry, was launched on Monday, March 18, 2019.

Maryland Mobile Wellness Initiative Launched In Anne Arundel County

Lt. Governor Boyd K. Rutherford joined state and local leaders to announce the Maryland Mobile Wellness Initiative, a mobile health vehicle to support Anne Arundel County’s array of substance use disorder care recently.