Ravens WRs coach helping others tackle sickle cell disease

Spotlighting The Bobby Engram Foundation during National Sickle Cell Awareness Month

Shopping for an assisted living facility

The decision to move yourself or a family member to an assisted living facility can be difficult.

Journeys with germs: What are the dirtiest things on an airplane?

There's no better way to test your body's immune system than by subjecting it to air travel.

Foods that help fight cancer

While no single food or ingredient can prevent people from getting cancer, research has shown a link between excess body fat and various cancers.

Self talk for a healthy lifestyle change

Although we have to make several physical changes to be successful at weight loss, the most important change is how you think.

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in males with one in seven men diagnosed in their lifetime, and an even higher incident rate among certain populations including African American men.

Newborn screening project grant awarded to improve sickle cell care

A more than $2.6 million two-year grant that promises to help support and fortify the quality of care and address the needs of people living with sickle cell disease has been awarded to the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America ...

Sleeping with contact lenses could lead to vision loss

Chad Groeschen was working on an outdoor deck for a client a few weeks ago when his left eye started itching.

Marketing aggravates obesity in black children

Today, close to one in four Black children – as young as 2 years old – is obese. And the $161 million spent on advertising unhealthy foods to Black and Latino youth at most recent count is not helping.

Sharpen students’ minds with proper nutrition

Bells will soon be ringing, and parents may experience a sense of déjà vu for the first several weeks of school. That’s because the early part of each new school year is commonly spent reversing the effect of “summer brain ...

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center hosts blood Drive

The American Red Cross is facing a looming shortage of blood and is calling on all eligible donors to give now to prevent an emergency situation.

March of Dimes: Back-to-school vaccinations are crucial

August is National Immunization Awareness Month and the prefect time for parents to ensure that their children’s— and their own— immunizations are up to date, before students and germs gather in the classroom.

Make vision health a priority

As children and teens gear up for another year of studies, parents should be aware of often overlooked obstacles that may hinder academic success: vision problems.

Homework for parents: Your child’s back-to-school health checklist

Summer fun is almost over for millions American students.

Serena Williams: America must 'pull together' in scary times

She stands on the brink of writing another chapter in tennis history, but Serena Williams has other things on her mind just now.