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Black Americans and COVID-19 Clinical Trials

Black Americans have to be involved at all levels of responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. We cannot afford to be silent, detached, denied or prevented from being at the decision-making tables in terms of COVID-19 public health policies, research, clinical ...

Emergency physicians urge everyone to recognize warning signs of suicide and know how to help

Washington, D.C.— In recognition of National Suicide Prevention Week, the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) urges everyone to do their part to support those who may be struggling with depression or other mental health challenges by recognizing the warning ...

Death of Chadwick Boseman Puts Focus on Colon Cancer and African Americans

Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in both men and women in America. It is the second most common cause of death related to the disease. African Americans are disproportionately impacted with a 20 percent greater rate than ...

Take The Wheel

Do you feel like you’re going through the motions in life with no destination? Now, may be your time to assume control of your situation.

Dr. Jacqueline Stone Named First Chief Clinical officer at Kennedy Krieger Institute

Baltimore— Kennedy Krieger Institute, a non-profit organization internationally known for providing a wide range of health and education services for children, adolescents and adults with diseases, disorders or injuries that impact the nervous system, announced the promotion of Jacqueline Stone, ...

Black Americans and COVID-19 Clinical Trials

Black Americans have to be involved at all levels of responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. We cannot afford to be silent, detached, denied, or prevented from being at the decision-making tables in terms of COVID-19 public health policies, research, clinical ...

Finding The Heart Healthy ‘Sweet Spots’ As You Age

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for all people; and three out of every four men and women age 60+ have at least one major disease that is related to heart health

Tips to get the whole family moving at home

(Family Features) With many families stuck at home juggling working remotely, homeschooling and trying to keep everyone happy and healthy, it can be easy to let an otherwise active lifestyle fall by the wayside.

Eric Garner’s Mother Films Passionate Video Denouncing Proposed Menthol Ban

The goal of SB793 is to ban the sale of flavored tobacco, prohibiting e-cigarettes and vaping; however, menthol cigarettes are also included in the band while excluding hookah. The inclusion of menthol has led groups like Law Enforcement Action Partnership ...

How dental offices are protecting patients and staff during the pandemic

It’s not exactly business as usual for the dental industry— or patients— as offices reopen for routine care amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Entrepreneur Offers Indoor Safeguard Against Spread of COVID-19 Virus

When COVID-19 struck China and then Europe months before contaminat- ing the United States, Marcellus Mosby II took notice.

AACPL introduces The Healing Library

Annapolis— In an effort to better serve children in the county who have experienced the death of a loved one, the Anne Arundel County Public Library (AACPL) is now offering special themed book and activity kits for checkout. Called The ...

Past due time for American healthcare system to protect Black Americans

Because of the systematic racism that is rooted in our nation, racial disparities in American healthcare have caused illness, injury, and death in minority communities across the country. Black Americans suffer the most at the hands of the American healthcare ...

Doctor and author discusses ‘The Principles of Total Life Transformation’

Across the world, COVID-19 has disproportionately affected the Black community.

Taking care of your mental health in the face of uncertainty

Human beings like certainty. We are hard-wired to want to know what is happening and to notice things that feel threatening to us. When things feel uncertain or when we don’t generally feel safe, it’s normal to feel stressed.