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Local psychiatrist offers tips for managing stress

As Baltimoreans and Marylanders settle back into their regular routines there are still unsettling reminders of the violence of Freddie Gray’s death and related events that are difficult to process.

Why you really are extra tasty to mosquitoes

With the exception of maybe a mosquito's mother, the world is unified in its hatred of the little buggers. But the world seems divided by those the bugs ignore and those who too often become the blood soup du jour. ...

These foods will make you smarter

You don't need another degree to boost your brainpower at work. According to one author and neurologist, if you want to work smarter, you have to eat smarter.

Taking responsibility for testicular cancer

Testicular Cancer Awareness Month, April, is almost over, but that doesn’t mean men should forget about testicular cancer prevention.

Tips to reduce your risk of osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is the thinning of bone tissue and loss of bone density over time. There are no symptoms in the early stages of this disease; but over time other symptoms become obvious. A woman’s bones may become painful or tender.

Vaginal Health 101: Dryness, Hormonal Replacement Therapy (HRTs) and Viagra for her

In communities around the world, the vagina seems to be a taboo topic; an irrelevant topic or a touchy topic to say the least. However, in other communities, it seems to be the first line of interest and debate for ...

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.