Tips for a safe, healthy summer

Nothing says summer like flip-flops, bathing suits, ice-cream cones and concerts in the park.

Baltimore residents will walk to help solve cruel mystery of lupus

Baltimore residents will walk to help solve cruel mystery of lupus.

Family workouts that strengthen bodies and bonds

Busy is the operative word for many modern families.

Calorie miscount? Nike to pay refunds on its FuelBands

Get ready to cash in your sweaty old Nike "FuelBand" because you might not have been burning as many calories as you thought.

Lettuce, livers, berries and other leading sources of food poisoning

There are an estimated 76 million cases of food poisoning in the United States every year. A small fraction of these illnesses lead to hospitalization and death, but the vast majority usually just lead to a wretched day on the ...

Walmart announces infant car seat designed to prevent hot car deaths

Walmart and Evenflo announced this week a new infant car seat with technology designed to remind drivers of their backseat passengers, and stop children from dying in hot cars.

Baltimore resident feeling 'fabulous' about diabetes program

India Harris counts among the nearly 1.2 million Americans who have pre-diabetes and who are at risk of developing the debilitating disease.

Teenager controls HIV infection without drugs

A French teenager infected at birth with HIV has shown the ability to control levels of the infection in her body -- without being on antiretroviral treatment.

Health Power for Minorities unveils new site and digital network

Health Power for Minorities LLC (Health Power), the leading source of health information for minority/multicultural populations worldwide, announced the launch of its redesigned nationally unique website, which is the centerpiece for the first-ever National Minority Health Communication Network.

Minding Your Metabolism

The so-called couch-potato lifestyle is the main culprit behind middle-age spread.

Soothing a Sore Throat

Most sore throats are caused by viral infections such as the common cold or the flu. These throat problems are generally minor and go away on their own

Sun and Skin

Learn simple steps you can take to protect your body from sun damage and still enjoy the sun’s healthful effects. (From NIH News in Health)

Free, reduced cost sexual health services in Baltimore

The National Coalition for Sexual Health, which consists of more than 50 of the nation’s top health and medical organizations, has issued a call-to-action in an effort to encourage African-Americans to take advantage of what they call historic levels of ...

Maryland student remembered through growing scholarship and 5K

Maurice C. Harris, 18, was awarded a scholarship to help with expenses while attending his first year at Prince George’s Community College, in memory of 17-year-old Tekau Rasayon.

Step away from the burger: Why a 'Western' diet is bad for your health

The developing world is seeing rapid urbanization, with more than half of the world's population now living in cities and this figure expected to reach 70% by 2050.