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FDA encourages juice safety this fall

As fall arrives, so do drives in the country and drinking fresh-squeezed juices and cider.

Yes, sitting too long can kill you, even if you exercise

Take a movement break every 30 minutes, say experts. No matter how much you exercise, sitting for excessively long periods of time is a risk factor for early death, a new study published Monday in Annals of Internal Medicine found.

An easy opportunity to screen moms for postpartum depression

After giving birth, some mothers experience extreme sadness, anxiety and other symptoms of postpartum depression.

Blood clot risk -- and other problems -- might be tied to how tall you are

How tall you are might hold clues to your risk of various health problems, such as blood clots, according to a new study.

Back-to-school immunizations are for parents too

National Immunization Awareness Month naturally coincides with the back-to-school season for Maryland children and throughout August, health officials are stressing the need for students to have their shots updated.

Are energy bars healthy?

Energy bars are a convenient source of nutrition and come in a wide variety of flavors to satisfy different palates. They are often fortified with vitamins and minerals, which can help fill nutritional gaps.

High doses of vitamin B tied to lung cancer risk, study says

Men who took high doses of vitamin B6 and B12 supplements had a higher risk of lung cancer, and the association was highest among current smokers, according to a study published Tuesday.

Why you shouldn't schedule anything important for 2 p.m.

Energy drinks are a $2.8 billion-a-year business in the United States alone, built on the promise of helping you push past that "2:30 feeling."

Better hearing, less constipation and other surprising benefits of exercise

Periodically, we see reports that scientists are closer to developing a pill that would mimic the benefits of exercise.

The remarkable history in your cereal bowl

This morning, more than 350 million people devoured a bowl of Kellogg's Corn Flakes.

133% leap in children admitted to ER for marijuana, study finds

As attitudes about marijuana shift around the world, researchers are warning parents that it's risky to keep it around children, especially those who are too young to know what it is.

Tips to protect your health in extreme heat

Following any heat advisory issued by the National Weather Service, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) wants to remind local residents about steps they should take to protect their health during extreme heat.

Grapefruit juice and some drugs don’t mix

Grapefruit juice and the actual grapefruit can be part of a healthy diet but it isn’t good for you when it affects the way your medicines work, especially if you have high blood pressure or arrhythmia.

Steps to manage and prevent chronic disease

Sixty percent of Maryland residents had a chronic disease in 2015, costing the state $21.6 million in healthcare spending, and more importantly, resulted in 18,500 deaths, according to the most recent health data available.

Pfizer, NNPA partner to spread awareness about Sickle Cell Disease

You really don’t know a company, until you know the people who work there.

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