Some say Facebook friend lists are made up of people not very close at all, but all it took was a status update for a grade school classmate to step up and save a woman's life.
Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler advised Maryland health insurance carriers that consumers who receive a policy cancellation notice must be informed of their full rights and options under state and federal law, and that such communications should be concise and ...
One of the most cherished moments for a woman is giving life. However, for many new mothers, their lives end shortly after giving birth.
Twenty-one years ago, Dr. Doral Pulley and his wife Alecia were happily awaiting the arrival of their twins. The newlyweds’ long awaited moment had arrived. Alecia gave birth to a set of twin girls— Brittney and Courtney. Then, something went ...
The 25th Anniversary of World AIDS Day will be commemorated on December 1, 2013 to raise awareness about the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS).
Heart disease is the number one killer in America, but diabetes is the number one root cause of heart attack and stroke.
November 21, 2013, is the Great American Smokeout® – providing Maryland residents who need help quitting tobacco the perfect opportunity to make the decision to enroll in the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene's Maryland Tobacco Quitline.
It’s no wonder nearly one in 10 Americans suffers from depression.
Six months after he was honorably discharged from the U.S. Navy, a young decorated veteran lay on the floor with a 1600 sugar level fighting for his life.
For decades, Baltimore City had the dubious distinction of having the highest infant mortality rate in the state.
Last year I had a breast cancer scare. I felt a lump in my left breast, which I was absolutely sure, was a cyst.
An estimated 382 million people worldwide have diabetes, according to a new report from the International Diabetes Federation. The IDF expects that number to rise to 592 million by 2035, when one in every 10 people will have the disease.
Some 106,185 people signed up for Obamacare in its first month of operation, a period marred by major technological problems with both the federal and state enrollment websites.
The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) has released a new free program designed to help some of the most vulnerable patients: really young kids with asthma.
As little as 20 minutes of moderate exercise three times per week during pregnancy enhances the newborn child’s brain development, according to researchers at the University of Montreal and its affiliated CHU Sainte-Justine children’s hospital.