Most sore throats are caused by viral infections such as the common cold or the flu. These throat problems are generally minor and go away on their own
Learn simple steps you can take to protect your body from sun damage and still enjoy the sun’s healthful effects. (From NIH News in Health)
The National Coalition for Sexual Health, which consists of more than 50 of the nation’s top health and medical organizations, has issued a call-to-action in an effort to encourage African-Americans to take advantage of what they call historic levels of ...
Maurice C. Harris, 18, was awarded a scholarship to help with expenses while attending his first year at Prince George’s Community College, in memory of 17-year-old Tekau Rasayon.
The developing world is seeing rapid urbanization, with more than half of the world's population now living in cities and this figure expected to reach 70% by 2050.
The 4th of July means patriotism, cookouts and fireworks. You can handle patriotism with the best of them, but a few precautions will help keep you safe around the grill and fireworks.
Though it is illegal to sell tobacco products to youths under 18, in the past two years, Maryland has seen a troubling increase in the number of retailers selling tobacco products to minors – in violation of federal, state and ...
Anne Arundel County Community encouraged to give blood to help ensure a stable blood supply
Fatty foods may be making a comeback. The latest version of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, which is due out later this year, could contain a number of big changes in its recommendations, not the least of which is an ...
The American Red Cross asks that you set aside one hour of your summer fun for a good cause—donating blood.
With the heat index expected to be at 105 degrees, Baltimore City Health Commissioner Dr. Leana Wen has issued a Code Red Heat Advisory for Tuesday, June 23.
There's one simple liquid that has a huge effect on how well your family feels today: water.
Last year, 30 children lost their lives, including three children in Maryland and one in Virginia, as a result of heatstroke due to being left alone in a vehicle, according to research by San Jose State University’s Department of Meteorology ...
If you're craving fresh-baked bread, sweet strawberry jam, or the scent of seasonal flowers, you're in luck. It's now easier than ever to find your local farmers market, thanks to an online search tool from the USDA.
I always thought that one day, when I had time, I would write an orientation of sorts for anyone who should find themselves on the receiving end of a cancer diagnosis.