When most people think about domestic violence, they probably think of physical, sexual or emotional abuse, but less well-known is how partners can use financial means to abuse and terrorize their partners.
You've probably heard the trendy phrase that "sitting is the new smoking." Although it's an exaggeration to equate the two behaviors -- nothing comes close to smoking in its many ruinous and deadly effects on the body -- research does ...
As a popular staple, bread is consumed by billions of people around the world.
Labeling food with indulgent words may make people feel more satisfied when eating, says another study
A growing grassroots movement is helping children with special needs swap wheelchairs for motorized toy convertibles.
Summer vacation season is here and we will soon be hitting the beach and perhaps indulge in a little harmless fun.
Summer and warmer temperatures have arrived and with the hot weather comes the reminder not to leave children unattended in a vehicle under any circumstances.
Risks of major birth defects increased in step with the severity of a mother's obesity or overweight, a study published Wednesday in the BMJ medical journal found.
Kathryn Hutchinson, a 52-year-old retired teacher, was accompanying her father to a doctor's appointment last year when his doctor recommended that Hutchinson make an appointment of her own.
For some people, summer is the time to head indoors to exercise. But others welcome the heat as a way to sweat more and get a better workout.
Five years ago, Emily Walden had never heard of the powerful prescription opioid Opana ER. Today, she is one of its biggest critics, and she sees the Food and Drug Administration's request this week that drugmaker Endo Pharmaceuticals pull the ...
Tens of thousands of seniors owe their lives to Medicare's prescription drug benefit, according to a new study from the University of Illinois.
Baltimore-based International Association of Black Triathletes (IABT) will host a youth triathlon on Saturday, June 25, 2015 at Druid Hill Park.
They may look cute, and you may think of them as your pets, but experts ask that you keep your chickens in your backyard. Don't snuggle with them. Don't sit them next to you as you watch TV. And please, ...
The sooner babies get their own rooms, the longer they'll sleep on average, according to a new study that breaks with the recommendations of the American Academy of Pediatrics.