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Concussions a greater problem for black youth

Despite the flurry of news about NFL lawsuits over concussions, the problem affects far more athletes at the high school and junior high school level, according to the federal government statistics.

How to use a stability ball safely

In some cases working out on the floor is not an option for certain Divas in certain circumstances; but never fear…the STABILITY ball is here.

Postpartum depression: One mom's mission becomes a movement

After Katherine Stone's first child, a son, was born 12 years ago, she immediately felt "super anxious."

DIY plastic surgery leads to horrific injuries

She's not gonna make it. We give her 24 hours.

Childhood vaccines are safe. Seriously.

Children should get vaccinated against preventable and potentially deadly diseases. Period.

AACO provides free HIV Testing at local barbershops on June 27

The Anne Arundel County Department of Health will offer free testing for HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, on National HIV Testing Day, Friday, June 27, 2014.

CDC study says asthma on decline

The latest statistics from the city’s Health Department shows that Baltimore leads the state in asthma mortality with 34 deaths per one million people. Charm City also has the highest pediatric asthma hospitalization rate in Maryland and one of the ...

Tony Gwynn and a habit all too common in baseball

Padres fans remember Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn's hitting prowess: 3,141 hits, a .338 batting average and an intense focus at the plate.

Marylanders reminded to stay safe in hot weather

As temperatures in Maryland start heating up, the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH) reminds Marylanders to take the necessary precautions to avoid heat-related illnesses.

1 in 4 Americans living with diabetes don't know

The number of Americans with diabetes continues to rise -- there are now more than 29 million adults living with the disease, according to the latest data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday. That’s 3 ...

Foster care program helps children thrive

Eugene arrived at the Children’s Guild when he was in third grade. He was very aggressive, always fighting with classmates and demonstrated a high level of anxiety. He had the perception that everyone was out to get him, officials say.

Food stamp soda ban can save 141,000 children from obesity

Banning soda and other sugary drinks from food stamps would lead to significant drops in obesity and diabetes rates among the poor, according to a new study.

Seniors need extra care to beat the heat

Summer is fast approaching. The days will be long. Your grandchildren will be out of school. You will want to spend time outdoors enjoying barbecues and other activities that are part of this season.

Device can save thousands of children from drowning

Pastor George A. McKinney and his family were hosting a pool party four years ago. Several children and families were gathered, fellowshipping and having a good time. Nothing out of the ordinary for this annual event, which Pastor McKinney had ...

Children should never be left unattended in vehicles

A recent survey by Public Opinion Strategies of Washington showing that parents are willing to leave children unattended in vehicles is cause for alarm for safety advocates, says AAA Mid-Atlantic. The results are especially concerning as temperatures are beginning to ...