Tips For Keeping Your Busy, Adventurous Family Safe

A study by Sfara Guardian shows that kids today are using public transportation, going on field trips and taking long-distance road trips at much younger ages compared to 30 years ago. As exciting as these opportunities can be, it’s important ...

Do We Take Better Care Of Our Cars Than Our Teeth?

“Every child and most adults should be given an operator’s manual for dental care,” said Dr. Ami Barakat, a dentist and author of Perfecting Smiles, Changing Lives. “Too many people have no idea how to maintain good dental health.”

Male Caregivers Need More Support

Men are already less likely to seek medical and mental health than women— the same is true when it comes to emotional support, particularly the kind of support that isn’t easy to talk about but can weigh heavy on one’s ...

Four Tips For Exercising With Arthritis

According to the Arthritis Foundation, about 54 million adults in the United States have been diagnosed with arthritis. Common arthritis joint symptoms include swelling, pain, stiffness and decreased range of motion. While exercise can help ease the pain, it is ...

The Greatest ‘Present’ Of All

"The greatest gift has already been given to us and should we choose to receive it— is each present moment of our life. We don’t have to spend hours in the mall to find it or use Amazon Prime to ...

New Year’s Day Silent Retreat

Start your year off right! Give yourself the treat of developing mental peace and relaxation to fortify yourself for the New Year. Tuesday, January 1, 2019 - 11 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.

Eli Lilly Launches Lilly Diabetes Solutions Center To Assist People With Insulin Affordability

The American Diabetes Association estimates that over 30 million Americans are affected by diabetes and is the seventh leading cause of death in the United States. In the African American population, studies show that we are disproportionately affected by diabetes ...

Hunger, Food Insecurities Rise During Holidays

With the holiday season in full swing with festivities that include parties, celebrations, and lots of well-wishing, there still remains another tradition that is always quite sobering— the awareness that hunger is widespread.

MADD Teams Up With Uber To Help Make Roads Safer With #ReasonsToRide Campaign

Drunk driving remains the leading killer on U.S. roads, and holidays can be especially deadly. According to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), forty-four percent of traffic fatalities on some days between Christmas and New Year’s Day are caused by ...

Dangers Of Drowsy Driving: A Sleep Expert’s Take

Drowsy driving kills. Every year in the United States, over 100,000 car crashes are caused by driver sleepiness. Even worse, over a third of U.S. drivers report, having fallen asleep at the wheel. Being tired makes us slow to react ...

Selecting A Plan During Medicare Open Enrollment

Medicare’s annual Open Enrollment period started on October 15 and ends on December 7, meaning this is the time for you to review your current coverage and decide if there are better coverage options for you based on changes to ...

Seniors: Don't Forget To Sign Up For Medicare Drug Coverage This Fall

Nestled amidst all the seasonal festivities is Medicare's open enrollment season, which kicked off October 15. Seniors will have until December 7 to select their Medicare plans for the coming year.

Campaign Supports Baltimore-Based Ulman Cancer Fund For Young Adults

The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults, which provides support services to young people with cancer and their families, is nearing completion of a house in Baltimore where patients can stay while receiving life-saving cancer treatments.

High Schooler Leads Diaper Drive

High school student Lauren Eisele, UMMC, and the University of Maryland School of Social Work all partnered to organize a diaper drive. Lauren led the effort to collect over 105,000 diapers, and 25,000 wipes for the drive. She is pictured ...

Breast Health 101

Breast Cancer Awareness month provides a prime opportunity to begin a dialogue about breast health. Breast cancer remains one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers in American women with studies showing that one in eight women has a chance of ...