Heaven over hospital: 5-year-old changes the conversation about death

When Stephanie Hunter had to withdraw life support from her mother, her friends and family understood.

Kids seeing more unhealthy snack ads, report says

Food companies have been increasing their advertising to children for chips and other junk foods, even as marketing of healthy snacks such as yogurt has not kept pace, according to a report released on Monday.

Breast cancer survivor starts nonprofit to help others

The pain nagged at Kiesha Harris. Then, the lump under her armpit swelled more.

Breast cancer survivor starts nonprofit to help others

The pain nagged at Kiesha Harris. Then, the lump in her armpit swelled more. At 34, the Baltimore born Harris seemed to know something that her doctors dismissed as nothing to worry about. Harris had breast cancer.

The link between diabetes and dental health

Regular dental checkups are essential to maintaining oral health.

If meat causes cancer, what can we eat?

You may have just learned that processed meat such as bacon, sausage and ham may cause cancer and unprocessed meat may be "probably carcinogenic to humans," according to a new World Health Organization report. Or that cheese and sugar can ...

Medicare’s fall open enrollment period runs October 15 through December 7

Everyone with Medicare should review their choices during the Fall Open Enrollment Period, according to the Medicare Rights Center, a national, nonprofit consumer service organization. Even people who are currently happy with their plan should do so, because plans make ...

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Raising awareness and saving lives

Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in the United States. It strikes blindly, touching women of all racial and ethnic groups.

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day campaign working with HBCUs to raise awareness

Just as students are returning to campus embarking on new classes, student activities and volunteerism, the National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD) campaign is giving students an active role in raising awareness of the message “Get Educated, Get Tested, Get ...

3 tips to get the most of workplace benefits during open enrollment season

For most Americans, the end of the year marks benefit open enrollment season.

For a healthier and younger brain, eat Mediterranean

As we age, our brains naturally shrink and our risk of having a stroke, dementia or Alzheimer's rise, and almost everyone experiences some kind of memory loss.

Four simple steps to prevent food poisoning

Food poisoning, an illness caused by bacteria or other pathogens in food, causes an estimated 48 million illnesses (representing one out of six Americans), 128,000 hospitalizations and 3,000 deaths annually in the U.S., according to Centers for Disease Control and ...

Government House goes pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

This weekend, the Government House was lit pink to raise awareness for breast cancer.

Alzheimer’s Association’s African-American Memory Loss Forum returns to Coppin

The Alzheimer’s Association Greater Maryland Chapter will host the 11th Annual Pythias A. and Virginia I. Jones African-American Community Forum on Memory Loss, Saturday, November 7, 2015 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., at Coppin State University located at 2500 ...

Annapolis Dragon Boat Club marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month

For Joni Adrian Morgan of Annapolis, being diagnosed and treated for breast cancer was a life-changing event.