When Tammy Owens Johnson received a breast cancer diagnosis at the age of 41, the news would forever change her life. What followed, was chemotherapy, radiation and surgical removal of both breasts and reconstructive surgery.
The Alzheimer’s Association Greater Maryland Chapter will host the Tenth Annual Pythias A. and Virginia I. Jones African-American Community Forum on Memory Loss, Saturday, November 1, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Coppin State University located at 2500 ...
Averl Anderson didn’t know cancer was a part of her family history.
For Tami Scovitch, a breast cancer diagnosis was the beginning of a new journey in her life, and the lives of her family and friends.
Michelle Obama, never one to turn down an opportunity to champion healthy eating, has co-opted a popular tune -- and, in six seconds, created a viral sensation.
For Tammy Owens Johnson, life was good. The 41-year-old had a good job as a teacher’s assistant in the Baltimore County Public Schools system, did not have any health issues, and was happily raising three children.
Wal-Mart Stores is getting into the health insurance business, teaming with an agent to offer customers the chance to compare insurance plans and enroll in the one they pick.
Reports earlier this year of a dramatic decline in childhood obesity were too good to be true.
Baltimore-area businesses are taking the lead in a national movement, ‘eat brighter!’ to inspire young children and their families to eat more fresh produce.
According to the American Cancer Society, breast cancer is most common in women age 40 and over, but in the African American community, women are more likely to die from breast cancer at all ages. At St. Agnes Hospital, African ...
Shy about asking, “What’s the etiquette for supporting my loved one, friend or colleague in their battle against cancer?” many people simply avoid the question altogether— and offer nothing.
For many families, getting their children back to school came with added challenges for the 2014-15 year. The State of Maryland issued new immunization requirements for kindergarten and 7th grade students, leading parents to seek information and help to make ...
With breast cancer currently the second most common cancer in women, according to government health statistics, awareness and early detection are crucial for treatment outcomes.
By now, we have all probably seen the Ice Bucket Challenge. It is wonderful that people from all walks of life come together to use social media for such good.
Prostate cancer is the second-most common cancer and the second-leading cause of cancer death in American men.