Applications are being accepted for Fall 2017 WomenHeart Science & Leadership Symposium

Hospitals are encouraged to nominate patients for nationally-renowned training program for women living with heart disease

Chesapeake Life Center’s Emily Schindler lecture focuses on substance abuse

Chesapeake Life Center invites the community to the 12th annual Emily Schindler Memorial Lecture, “Navigating the Substance Abuse Continuum: Replacing Stigma through Understanding.”

Baltimore & Me:Community Policing: Outreach minister serves BPD as civilian chaplain

This Part II of a three part series about Community Policing

PTSD risk may be passed down through our DNA

Christal Presley considers herself a survivor of the Vietnam War, even though the war ended years before she was born.

Does saturated fats clog your arteries? Controversial paper says 'no'

It is common knowledge supported by health experts, the American Heart Association and the World Heart Federation: Eating saturated fats will cause plaque to build up in the arteries, which then harden, and ultimately leads to coronary heart disease. To ...

Remembering History and Black Public Health Champions during National Minority Health Month (BPRW)

In April of 1915, Booker T. Washington proposed “National Negro Health Week," recognizing that "without health and long life, all else fails.” His idea gradually evolved into observing the month of April as National Minority Health Month to raise awareness ...

Jalapeno-flavored chips recalled over Salmonella fear

Frito-Lay is recalling two jalapeño-flavored potato chip products over fears of Salmonella contamination.

The next great medical innovations that could save children

What medical advancements could save the lives of our children in the future? That's the question members of the American Academy of Pediatrics asked themselves. Their answers were published last week in the journal Pediatrics.

Freeway to perform at Kidney Walk

Hip Hop artist Freeway, best known for his role as an artist on Jay-Z’s Roc-A-Fella Records label, will be the celebrity ambassador during the 15th anniversary of the Greater Baltimore Kidney Walk on Sunday, April 30, 2017.

Can a marathon be run in under two hours?

Nearly everyone who starts the Boston Marathon completes it. In 2016, around 97% of the starters finished.

Apple cider vinegar: What the experts say

Apple cider vinegar is one of the most popular natural health products around, with claims for everything from sanitizing toothbrushes to whittling waistlines.

African-American nurse overtakes psychiatric industry -- mental health care options just got better!

African-American professionals facing discrimination, looking to hire attorneys, been referred to mental health services, or expecting to be ‘made whole’

Baltimore comedienne survives heart attack, urges women to be aware of wellbeing

Well-known comedienne Pamela Hill, whose performance name is “Miss Maybelle,” has survived a heart attack and two stroke.

At-home genetic test for 10 diseases gets first FDA approval

You will be able to test yourself at home for a genetic predisposition for certain diseases, thanks to a new ruling from the US Food and Drug Administration.