Army issues new breastfeeding policy

The Army issued a service-wide breastfeeding policy this week, making it the last military branch to implement guidelines for supporting nursing service members.

Baltimore Dance Company marks 15th anniversary with Cancer Benefit Concert

Since 2001, the Baltimore City Cancer Program (BCCP) has screened more than 31,000 Baltimore City residents and provided more than 10,000 free clinical breast exams, 11,500 mammograms, 6,000 cervical cancer screenings, 3,000 oral cancer screenings, and 460 colonoscopies. Of those ...

What is sexual dysfunction?

My old school, Southern-bred mother was appalled to learn that my then 2-year-old used words like vagina and penis.

Children battling cancer join Governor Larry Hogan to cheer on Ravens

Governor Larry Hogan attended the Baltimore Ravens home opener against the Cincinnati Bengals, along with four children who are also battling cancer.

Dietitian says regular whole grain consumption leads to healthier life

Fewer than 10 percent of individuals eat more than the recommended three servings of whole grains per day and most, including African-Americans, need to eat more than the one serving per day they are averaging, according to Michele Tuttle, a ...

Stay safe during National Food Safety Education Month

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 ...

Register for Marian House's 7th Annual 5K Run/Walk during National Recovery Month

During National Recovery Month, runners and walkers of all ages will lace up their sneakers for the 7th Annual Marian House Race to Embrace Independence 5K Run/Walk and One-Mile Family Fun Run on Saturday, September 26, 2015.

Can weight loss or a common medication prevent cancer recurrence?

Being overweight is a common problem that increases the risk and decreases survival of certain cancers.

Restaurant report card grades on antibiotics in meat supply

A new report is sounding the alarm about the use of antibiotics in the meat and poultry supply chains of the 25 largest U.S. fast food and "fast casual" restaurants.

Hidden toxins contaminate black homes

Consumers aren’t looking for health problems when they shop at dollar stores or keep older furniture, but a cocktail of chemicals seeping from these items offer exactly that.

September proclaimed National Blood Cancer Awareness Month in Md.

Governor Larry Hogan issued a statewide proclamation announcing September as National Blood Cancer Awareness Month in Maryland.

These heroes' superpower: Preventing the spread of HIV

A new class of heroes is taking a stand against HIV and AIDS by educating others on how to stop the spread of the epidemic.

Baltimore man rides for cancer and his 'Queen'

For Wendell Smith, 150-miles on a bicycle are a challenge.

Ravens WRs coach helping others tackle sickle cell disease

Spotlighting The Bobby Engram Foundation during National Sickle Cell Awareness Month

Shopping for an assisted living facility

The decision to move yourself or a family member to an assisted living facility can be difficult.