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Crash demonstration highlights need for seat belt use in all seats

Overlooking an isolated stretch of runway at Martin State Airport, officials from the Maryland Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Baltimore County Police and safety advocates witnessed a sudden and violent impact between two cars on Tuesday, May ...

High-tech mosquitoes could combat Zika virus

Genetically modified mosquitoes could mean curtains for the Zika virus. New U.S. cases of Zika virus infections are continually being discovered, as the Food and Drug Administration looks to these high-tech mosquitos as a possible solution.

Maryland AIDS Drug Assistance Program’s medicines list expands to help more clients

The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s Infectious Disease Prevention and Health Services Bureau is expanding the Maryland AIDS Drug Assistance Program (MADAP) formulary to include medications for hepatitis C. This action enables MADAP clients to access treatments known to ...

Hopkins clinic offering relief, cure for hepatitis C

In Greater Baltimore, Hepatitis C affects African Americans more than any other group, according to Joseph Cooke, a senior outreach worker at the Blalock 319 Hepatitis Clinic at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

It's OK to let your baby cry himself to sleep, study finds

Many new parents long for a full night of glorious, uninterrupted sleep yet shudder at the thought of letting their baby "cry it out," the sleep training method in which parents allow babies to cry themselves to sleep.

Healthy and Safe Swimming Week: Maryland promotes safe fun in the water

The Secretaries of Health and Mental Hygiene, Environment, and Natural Resources remind all Marylanders that National Healthy and Safe Swimming Week is the week before Memorial Day, from May 23-29, 2016.

WATCH: A city's plan to fight heroin by allowing it

Don't be fooled by the bucolic scenery or the leafy college campuses; Ithaca, New York has been rocked by the scourge of the heroin epidemic sweeping the United States.

Important women's health screenings

Routine medical screenings are an essential element of a healthy lifestyle.

Exploring holistic nursing

Holistic nursing is a growing field, and it's entirely possible that the role of holistic nurses will expand in the years to come.

African-Americans and stroke risk

Stroke is a very common medical problem throughout the United States and worldwide.

All hairstyles are not created equal

In a review of 19 studies, researchers at Johns Hopkins say they can confirm a “strong association” between certain scalp-pulling hairstyles— many common among African-Americans— and the development of traction alopecia, gradual hair loss caused by damage to the hair ...

Recognize the risks to drinking water

As environmental issues continue to garner more attention across the globe, certain concerns that represent the public's collective unease continue to emerge.

Going to church could help you live longer, study says

Many Americans say they attend church because it helps them stay grounded and gives them spiritual guidance. A new study suggests that regular attendance may also help increase their lifespan.

VA program helps stroke sufferers recover

Recovering from a major stroke is no easy task. However, connecting with a rehabilitation facility can make that fight a lot less daunting.

Poly grad’s biotech company is making a global impact

In elementary school, Dr. Kimberly Brown enjoyed solving puzzles and became interested in science after going to a chemistry camp at Walbrook High School. Reflecting back on her high school years, Dr. Brown recalled her love for math and science.