Parents play the key role in helping their children to develop a proper oral hygiene routine, says University of Alabama at Birmingham pediatric dentist Stephen Mitchell, DMD, and the beginning of the school year is always a great time to ...
With childhood obesity on the rise, making sure kids eat right and get plenty of exercise is vital.
The American Heart Association's Go Red For Women and Macy's are awarding 16 scholarships of $2,500 each to help increase the number of diverse healthcare professionals while improving culturally-sensitive, patient-centered care.
People are amazed at Ernestine Shepherd’s youthful appearance. At 78-years-of-age, Shepherd is a body builder, and looks decades younger than her age.
The first two doses of an experimental serum created to treat Ebola went to American missionaries.
Smart, successful, funny and handsome. Robin Williams seemed to have it all. And yet, today he is dead. Apparently, by his own choice.
Eating a Southern-style diet results in higher death rates in those with kidney disease, according to research published in the August issue of the National Kidney Foundation's American Journal of Kidney Diseases.
With news accounts of “flesh-eating” bacteria infections suffered by bathers in Maryland and the District of Columbia in recent days, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) is reissuing its 2009 report that documented the rise in such infections.
The Anne Arundel County Department of Health will provide vaccination clinics around the County to help all students entering the seventh grade meet the new Maryland State requirements for the 2014-2015 school year.
The United States plans to send 50 health experts to West Africa to help contain the Ebola outbreak that has left hundreds of people dead in three countries.
He was just 18 years old when he got the news. It was the summer before his senior year in high school.
Even though urinary incontinence affects about 25 million Americans and there are many treatment options to improve symptoms, talking about the often unexpected and always urgent need "to go" is still taboo, even with your doctor.
Establishing healthy eating habits is an important part of keeping children well this summer and during the school year, but getting children to eat healthy food can be a challenge.
It’s almost impossible to turn on the TV or open a newspaper (or website) without hearing about testosterone deficiency in men.
In the future, a test of your sense of smell may help doctors predict your risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, according to new research presented at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark, this week.