Giant Food Offering Free Heart-Healthy Store Tours in February for American Heart Month

To honor American Heart Month, Giant Food is encouraging customers to put their heart health first by offering free heart-healthy store tours at Giant locations across Maryland, Washington D.C., Delaware and Virginia.

Medical Community Places High Priority On Raising Awareness About Heart Valve Disease

February is American Heart Month and many experts in the medical community continue to seek to raise more awareness to heart valve disease, which occurs when the heart’s valves don’t work properly.

Free healthy heart screenings during National Heart Month

In observance of the National Heart Month in February, physical therapists from Burs and Garrett Physical Therapy Associates located at 2530 N Charles Street in Baltimore City, will offer free healthy heart screenings and will provide education on the importance ...

Healthier Soul Food Cookbook takes fresh approach for "Go Red" Heart Health Month

The Healthier Traditions Cookbook: Soul Food, a healthy twist on traditional Southern dishes, features 17 classic recipes and is available for complimentary download.

10 Cold Weather Tips for Pet Owners

Bitter cold temperatures have hit Baltimore and pets are in danger from being out in the cold just as much as humans are. Here are some tips from Baltimore Humane Society for Baltimore pet owners to keep their pets safe ...

Six Unconventional Ways To Stop Snoring

News & Experts—An estimated 90 million American adults snore, according to sleepfoundation.org. And over half the country – 59 percent – has a partner who snores.

Former Heroin Addict Peddling Hope

Tim Ryan once found himself playing the “cool dad” role with his son Nick.

Four Tips to Stop Smoking from the FDA

What are your New Year’s resolutions? If you smoke, maybe this will be the year that you decide you want to quit. And you may not be alone: Nearly 70 percent of current adult smokers say they want to stop.

New Program Helping AA County Residents Get Free or Low-Cost Emergency Dental Care

REACH PLUS, an innovative program funded through a $200,000 grant from the Maryland Community Health Resources Commission, is helping low-income Anne Arundel County adults who need emergency dental services.

Prescription Medications: How to keep your family safe and healthy

Addiction to prescription medicine and narcotics is one of today’s leading health problems.

Four ways parents should comfort their kids after a tragedy

In an ever-dangerous world reported on by round-the-clock media, the emotional effects of major tragic events transcend local boundaries.

Study to look at new approach to alcoholism, other trauma affecting blacks

More than six million African-Americans drink heavily, and many black Baltimore residents struggle with the problem and are unable to control their drinking, according to new research.

Three fitness tips to put the boom back in baby boomers in 2018

Baby boomers whose exercise routines have gone bust may be thinking about putting the boom— and a little sweat— back into their lives as they ponder New Year’s resolutions for 2018.

Holiday Meals: Invitation to Sedation, True or False?

Holiday tables are loaded with traditional, family-favorite foods. Remarkably, it is the time of the year when the most calories are consumed!

Bearded Brothers of Baltimore create calendar to benefit cancer survivors

According to “Statistics at a Glance: The Burden of Cancer in the United States” from the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health, an estimated 1,685,210 new cases of cancer would be diagnosed in the United States, and ...