4 Common diabetes myths debunked

Knowing the facts about diabetes is important for everyone, as living a healthy lifestyle can play a key role in helping to prevent and control the disease.

Colon Cancer Awareness Month: What to know about getting tested

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month, and the perfect time to think about colon health.

Diversity among doctors drives trust in health care

Black History Month gives us the opportunity to reflect on the countless examples of the contributions that African-Americans have made to build our country.

Hip-Hop star and producer living strong after kidney failure

For hip-hop star David Rush, formerly known as Young Bo$$, touring the world with such superstars as Pitbull, was only one part of his dream and life goals. He also wanted a wife and children, but kidney failure almost derailed ...

March is National Nutrition Month: Develop better eating habits

Have your healthy New Year’s habits already begun to fade? Recharge your resolutions in March during National Nutrition Month and remember the importance of developing and following sound eating habits.

Spring break travelers should be sure to pack Zika virus precautions

As college students and families, pack for Spring Break vacations that might take them to popular destinations where the Zika virus is being spread by mosquito, Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is reminding them to exercise caution.

Terry Crews: Porn addiction 'messed up my life'

"Brooklyn Nine-Nine" actor Terry Crews is opening up about his addiction to pornography, which he says "really, really messed up my life."

Organic meats, milk could have more of good-for-you fats, study finds

Fatty fish, nuts and vegetable oils get high marks in the nutrition department because they are rich in "good" fat. Red meat and milk may also be a good source of these polyunsaturated fats, and according to research, organic products ...

Pope suggests contraceptives could be used to slow spread of Zika

Pope Francis indicated contraceptives may be used to prevent the spread of the Zika virus, despite the church's longstanding ban on most forms of birth control.

Your Starbucks drink may have 25 spoons of sugar in it

Warning: You might want to put that caramel latte down before reading this.

Chest discomfort, feeling extra tired? When to get help

Are you experiencing heart palpitations, shortness of breath, fatigue and discomfort around your heart? You could be experiencing atrial fibrillation (AF or AFib), the most common heart rhythm disorder. Recognizing signs and symptoms is essential to early diagnosis and effective ...

Too much fish during pregnancy increases a child's obesity risk, study says

Advice to pregnant women to not overdo it on fish is getting an endorsement from new research.

African Americans should be especially aware of heart health

Cardiovascular disease, which includes heart disease and stroke, is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States.

Saint Agnes Hospital’s ‘Red Dress Sunday’ is on Valentine’s Day

Twelve years ago, Saint Agnes Hospital started Red Dress Sunday, an innovative, faith-based health education program designed by the hospital to raise awareness of the devastating effects of heart disease among women.

Husband and wife never expected their Fitbit would tell them this ...

A New York husband was stumped as why his wife's Fitbit was acting funny.