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Derrick Coleman: The deaf Super Bowl champion who broke the sound barrier

When you meet Derrick Coleman, Jr., the first word that comes to mind is "genuine."

Red Cross issues urgent call for most needed blood types

The American Red Cross is facing a looming shortage of the blood types most needed by patients and is calling on eligible donors with O negative, B negative, and A negative blood to give now to prevent an emergency situation.

Kristin L. Mitchell addresses mental health awareness

National Health Interview Survey data from 2007 to 2010 revealed that nearly eight percent of people over the age of 12 reported experiencing depression.

Teen depression and how social media can help or hurt

Recent news stories about cyberbullying, with kids running away, hurting others and even taking their own lives, points to a growing trend with often tragic results.

On 50th anniversary, Medicare and Medicaid still vital

As Medicare and Medicaid turn 50 this week, the nation takes a look at the impact of two of the most significant government programs ever launched.

Tips for a safe, healthy summer

Nothing says summer like flip-flops, bathing suits, ice-cream cones and concerts in the park.

Baltimore residents will walk to help solve cruel mystery of lupus

Baltimore residents will walk to help solve cruel mystery of lupus.

Family workouts that strengthen bodies and bonds

Busy is the operative word for many modern families.

Calorie miscount? Nike to pay refunds on its FuelBands

Get ready to cash in your sweaty old Nike "FuelBand" because you might not have been burning as many calories as you thought.

Lettuce, livers, berries and other leading sources of food poisoning

There are an estimated 76 million cases of food poisoning in the United States every year. A small fraction of these illnesses lead to hospitalization and death, but the vast majority usually just lead to a wretched day on the ...

Walmart announces infant car seat designed to prevent hot car deaths

Walmart and Evenflo announced this week a new infant car seat with technology designed to remind drivers of their backseat passengers, and stop children from dying in hot cars.

Baltimore resident feeling 'fabulous' about diabetes program

India Harris counts among the nearly 1.2 million Americans who have pre-diabetes and who are at risk of developing the debilitating disease.

Teenager controls HIV infection without drugs

A French teenager infected at birth with HIV has shown the ability to control levels of the infection in her body -- without being on antiretroviral treatment.

Health Power for Minorities unveils new site and digital network

Health Power for Minorities LLC (Health Power), the leading source of health information for minority/multicultural populations worldwide, announced the launch of its redesigned nationally unique website, which is the centerpiece for the first-ever National Minority Health Communication Network.

Minding Your Metabolism

The so-called couch-potato lifestyle is the main culprit behind middle-age spread.