The flu season is at the midway point, and it's shaping up to be a difficult one, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Shannon Zwanziger seemed perfectly healthy. She was an active 17-year-old who rarely got sick and hadn't been to a doctor in more than three years.
It’s a sad statistical fact: The holidays, from Christmas to New Year’s, are a treacherous time when it comes to our health.
The Baltimore-based Sickle Cell Disease Association of America and those who have been affected by the illness, their family members and friends and others have collected more than 120,000 signatures on a White House petition to bring the disease some ...
As a psychiatrist, I have the honor of being with people through the ups and downs of life's journey. I bear witness to joy, fear, anger and sorrow, and the ways in which we deal with these emotions.
Sharon Carter does everything she can to lose weight. After years of overindulging, she says she eats three healthy meals per day, her snacks are healthy and few and far in between.
On Friday, December 5, 2014, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced her appointment of Dr. Leana S. Wen as Commissioner of the Baltimore City Health Department, effective January 15, 2015. Dr. Jacquelyn Duval-Harvey, who has served as interim health commissioner since May, ...
The woman at the department store bounded toward Julie Gee.
Local Baltimore organizations join in an attempt to make world’s largest living red ribbon in commemoration of World AIDS Day
The six weeks encompassing Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s—collectively called “the holidays”—are for most a magically unique time of year.
Dr. Craig Coates, senior pastor of Fresh Start Church in Glen Burnie, Maryland, and chair of Anne Arundel County’s HIV/AIDS Commission, got a head start by helping youth obtain factual information about HIV and AIDS.
MedChi, The Maryland State Medical Society, along with Sugar Free Kids Maryland, is proud to participate in American Diabetes Month to promote diabetes prevention and control and promote healthy living.
Acting Surgeon General Boris D. Lushniak, M.D., M.P.H. today declared this Thanksgiving day, November 27, as the eleventh annual Family Health History Day.
Making ends meet should not mean going without your medications. If you have limited income and resources, you may qualify for Extra Help to pay for some health care and prescription drug costs
Marlene King does not consider herself a breast cancer survivor, but a breast cancer warrior. Since her breast cancer diagnosis in 2008 at age 48, she has had a lumpectomy, a double-mastectomy, and has undergone breast reconstructive surgery, radiation, and ...