Simple Tips to Lose Weight and Improve Your Health

“Adopting a healthy lifestyle offers more than just weight loss alone; it can also promote your overall health and reduce your risk of chronic diseases, like diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and even some types of cancer,” says registered dietitian nutritionist ...

New initiatives launched to maximize resources and results for Maryland’s children, youth, families

One Tuesday, April 21, 2015, Governor Larry Hogan charged the Children’s Cabinet with the responsibility of contributing to his goal of an economically secure Maryland by focusing on two new initiatives:

Minority Health Month: Making progress on health disparities

Half a century ago, our nation was in the midst of a Civil Rights revolution. Over these last few years, we've reached several milestones: the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, the Voting Rights Act, Dr. King's transformative "I ...

Now is the time to answer the call

At a commemorative event two years ago, I heard a historian say that history is not a steady stream of events, but rather a series of punctuation points, like ripples from stones tossed into water.

No easy solution to eliminate health care disparities

There are no easy answers for finding out the key to eliminating health disparities and several factors might help lead to the reason why such inequities exist.

Colgate Bus to provide free dental services to Baltimore children

The number one chronic childhood illness in Baltimore City is tooth decay, which mainly affects minority and poor children.

HIV/AIDS outreach ministry empowers people to take charge of their health

Whenever Gail Graham, director of HIV/AIDS Outreach Services and Ministry at Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church, performs an HIV screening, she remembers what it was like to sit on the other side of the table, waiting for the results.

Local Navy Hospitalman participates in humanitarian aid in Belize

Dermatologist Assistant Hospitalman Apprentice Keone Hooker, a native of Baltimore, Maryland, attached to Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, Virginia, removes a botfly larva from a patient's cheek at the Independence Polyclinic in Independence, Belize during “Continuing Promise 2015.”

Roland Park Place Nurse Among Best in Baltimore

She was just as surprised as her colleagues when she discovered that she had been named one of the top nurses in Baltimore.

Don’t Wait, Vaccinate: Protect Infants from Deadly Diseases

Infants don’t receive their first dose of tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis vaccine until they are two months old, and they can’t receive a flu vaccine until six months.

What is obesity costing you?

Sometimes celebrities or otherwise physically fit people will put on a fat suit and document their experience with a video camera, usually to be aired on a daytime talk show. The overall impression is universal: Being severely overweight is taxing ...

Study of more than 95,000 kids finds no link between MMR vaccine and autism

The vaccine for measles, mumps and rubella doesn't bring an increased risk of autism, according to a new study of more than 95,000 children.

Indiana HIV outbreak linked to injection drug use

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence issued an executive order Monday to extend a public health emergency in his state in response to a rampant HIV outbreak that first began in mid-December.

Blue Bell Ice Cream recalls all products over Listeria concerns

After weeks of gradual recalls, Blue Bell Creameries is now pulling all of its products off the shelves.

Johns Hopkins’ neurosurgeon receives Cortes de Cadiz Prize from Spain

Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa has been awarded the Cortes de Cadiz Prize in the category of surgery by the city council of Cadiz, Spain. The jury prize, in which members of the Royal Academy of Medicine and Surgery took ...