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.

New wellness firm helps employees stay fit

For Jeremy Sherron, the creation of his Everest Wellness Corporation began with just a simple vision.

Half of those with Hepatitis C in Baltimore don’t know they have it!

Hepatitis C is a major factor in the life of 57-year-old Cynthia Richardson.

Wellness instructor helping patients kick cancer while fighting it herself

The Huntsman Cancer Institute, respected worldwide for its medical treatment of patients, also offers Chinese practices of deep breathing, meditation and gentle movement to help patients with recovery.

Mental resiliency for life’s success

Have you ever wondered what separates successful people from unsuccessful people? Why do some people accomplish their goals while others fail?

Five tips for a healthy vacation

While having fun in the sun, consider these five tips to make sure your trip is a healthy one.

Solving the problem of sleep in hospitals

When Dr. Joseph Schlesinger's mother was in the hospital, it was hard to speak with her by phone above the beeps and blips of medical devices. It was even harder for her to get some shut-eye.

This STD is becoming 'smarter' and harder to treat

Gonorrhea is becoming harder and in some cases impossible to treat with antibiotics, the World Health Organization said.

How to make fast food healthier for vegetarians and vegans

Ordering fast food can be tricky for people who are trying to eat healthfully, but it can be particularly challenging for vegetarians. Menus are often limited in vegetarian staples such as beans, lentils, whole grains and vegetables.