The passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) promised to improve the delivery of healthcare services in America— especially for historically disadvantaged communities that suffer high rates of chronic illness.
More than three million women in the U.S. are exposing their babies to alcohol during development -- because they don't know they're pregnant.
Bitter cold temperatures have hit Baltimore and pets are in danger from being out in the cold just as much as humans are
With the the Mid-Atlantic recovering from a major snowstorm, the Snow & Ice Management Association (SIMA), the North American trade association representing snow management professionals, has these five tips for safely shoveling snow.
February 1, 2016, not only marks the start of Black History Month, but for a Boston-based nonprofit food and nutrition organization, it’s the beginning of the fifth annual African Heritage & Health Week.
The water crisis in Flint, Michigan, may have you asking, "Does my home's water contain lead?"
With dangerously cold temperatures expected to continue through tomorrow morning, Baltimore City Health Commissioner Dr. Leana Wen extended a Code Blue declaration for Baltimore City until 10 a.m. Monday, January 25.
Approximately 2.7 million Americans have the potentially blinding eye disease glaucoma, but only half are aware of it. Meanwhile, glaucoma incidence is on the rise. Researchers predict that glaucoma will affect as many as 6.3 million Americas by 2050. During ...
The confetti and champagne bottles have been cleaned up. So now millions of Americans will embark on their New Year's resolution to— finally!— hit the gym and get healthy.
The Walmart Foundation opened the application period for its State Giving Program funding cycle recently, welcoming Maryland nonprofits with programs that focus on hunger relief, healthy eating or career opportunity to apply for funding. The deadline to submit grant requests ...
The “Do It For Life” Health and Fitness Fair takes place on Saturday, January 23, 2016 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Truth & Life Family Worship Center located at 6305 Sherwood Road in Baltimore.
Tamika Felder was going through her daily routine, filing stories as a freelance journalist and simply living the life of a happy-go-lucky 25-year-old. Then, out of nowhere, she received the news from her doctors that she had cervical cancer, a ...
The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is encouraging Marylanders to use the New Year as an opportunity not only to adopt healthier lifestyles but also to maximize health coverage and to partner with primary care physicians by getting ...
Parents are being urged to check their medicine cabinets as two batches of generic children's cough syrup are removed from pharmacy shelves across the country. They have been recalled due to overdose risk.
Of all cancers that affect women, cervical cancer is one of the most preventable. Pap test screening finds cervical cancers and pre-cancers early.