When Baltimoreans hear the name “Dr. Peter Beilenson,” what comes to mind for many is his former role as the city’s health commissioner. That’s understandable given the fact that Beilenson served as commissioner from 1992 until 2005. However, now Beilenson ...
At the age of 34, Nikita Moore received a devastating diagnosis. Doctors told her she had acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL) a subtype of acute myelogenous leukemia (AML), a cancer of the blood and bone marrow.
Nearly 80,000 people die as a result of drinking alcohol each year in North and Latin America, according to a new study published Tuesday in the Journal Addiction.
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The next time your teen turns on MTV's "16 and Pregnant," avoid any disparaging remarks. The show may actually encourage him or her to practice safer sex, according to a new study.
Older women who follow cancer prevention guidelines are less likely to develop cancer or to die from cancer and other diseases, according to a new study.
Cervical Health Awareness Month is a chance to raise awareness about how women can protect themselves from HPV (human papillomavirus) and cervical cancer.
It only takes 10 seconds and the subtle stick of a small needle and most of the myths surrounding the flu shot immediately disappear.
Fifty years ago, Surgeon General Dr. Luther Terry, made a bombshell announcement: "The strongest relationship between cigarette smoking and health is in the field of lung canc
If you're from, say, the Midwest or Northeast or Alaska, dealing with the cold is not only a way of life, but also a point of pride: You can take care of yourself, and you're not shy about pointing it ...
Followers of the Paleo Diet may go prehistoric on U.S. News & World Report this week.
“As the snow begins to fall, the number of childhood injuries begins to rise,” says Mike Clemmens, MD, director of Anne Arundel Medical Center’s Pediatric Emergency Department.
It's common knowledge that children should eat plenty of fruits and vegetables, consuming all the nutrients needed to grow up strong. Many adults don't know that it's just as crucial to continue those healthy habits throughout adulthood and well into ...
A navigation system guides us to our travel destination when there is uncertainty as to how to get there. Without a navigation system, we might find ourselves, lost, confused or may never find our destination.
O.J. Brigance enjoyed a successful football career, winning a Super Bowl with the Baltimore Ravens and earning the respect of teammates and opponents alike.