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FREE Dental Day - Sharing Smiles in Baltimore, May 21

On Sunday, May 21, children in Baltimore who are in need of dental care will be able to see a dentist at no cost during the third annual “Sharing Smiles Day” sponsored by Kool Smiles. For more information on Sharing ...

Be prepared this tick season

Spring means warmer weather, longer days, and the unwelcome return of ticks. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says infections from tick-borne diseases are steadily increasing.

High Blood Pressure: Facts to know and myths to forget

May 17 is World Hypertension Day, an opportunity to promote public awareness of hypertension, or high blood pressure, and to encourage citizens to learn how to control this silent killer.

Dinner Under the Stars: Annapolis' premier outdoor dining event returns to West Street

Starting Wednesday May 31, 2017, restaurants on West Street under the back drop of St. Anne's Church will be bringing back Annapolis' newest tradition of al fresco dining under the stars in historic downtown Annapolis.

Life expectancy differs by 20 years between some US counties

Life expectancy at birth differs by as much as 20 years between the lowest and highest United States counties, according to new research published Monday in the medical journal JAMA Internal Medicine.

Common painkillers linked to increased risk of heart attack, study says

Taking even over-the-counter doses of common painkillers known as NSAIDs -- nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs -- has been linked to an increased risk of heart attack in a new study.

Stretching longer isn't always better

Even if you don't proactively do a stretching program, there's a good chance that you instinctively do some sort of stretch every morning.

When exercise shifts from a healthy habit to an unhealthy addiction

Even if Abby Heugel wanted to stop, she couldn't.

Low-dose aspirin linked to lower breast cancer risk, study says

More potential good news for people who regularly take a low-dose aspirin: Women who took one had a lower risk of breast cancer, according to a study published in the journal Breast Cancer Research on Monday.

USDA shifts Obama-era school lunch guidelines

The Trump administration is scaling back school meal nutritional requirements set by the Obama White House in 2012.

Does fasting on alternate days work? A new study weighs in

Whether you watch what you eat by counting your daily calories or practicing intermittent fasting, either approach can be effective for weight loss, a new obesity study suggests.

Black Americans living longer, but racial gap remains, CDC says

When it comes to the overall health of black Americans, there's good news and bad news, according to a report released by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday.

Not all wounds are visible!

Approximately one in six Baltimore City residents report that their mental health was “not good” for eight or more days over the past month, according to the most recent data available from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Doctors,

Eat like a pro: Eight foods to help improve your athletic performance

AS Monaco has been the surprise package of Europe this season, blowing away its rivals to reach the Champions League semifinals and sitting on the brink of a first Ligue 1 title in 17 years.

How a wellness coach changes your mind

The spring season reminds us of Mother Nature's drive to thrive. However, most humans are not thriving.