African-Americans are at a higher risk for vitamin D deficiency than anyone else in the U.S. population, according to some medical experts.
Like the estimated 1.5 million Americans who have lupus or some form of the illness, Essex High School student Kayura Gwynn admitted confusion and sadness when doctors first diagnosed her a little more than three years ago.
There's cholera, which can give you explosive diarrhea, vomiting, and leg cramps. Then there's measles, which can give you a high fever, cough, runny nose and rash.
Determining what exactly is a "healthy" food has us all scratching our heads.
When teens drink alcohol, they sometimes down eight or more drinks in a short period, according to a new US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report released Thursday. This happens in spite of overall progress in curbing teen drinking.
New hepatitis C virus infections in the United States nearly tripled between the years 2010 and 2015.
On Sunday, May 21, children in Baltimore who are in need of dental care will be able to see a dentist at no cost during the third annual “Sharing Smiles Day” sponsored by Kool Smiles. For more information on Sharing ...
Spring means warmer weather, longer days, and the unwelcome return of ticks. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says infections from tick-borne diseases are steadily increasing.
May 17 is World Hypertension Day, an opportunity to promote public awareness of hypertension, or high blood pressure, and to encourage citizens to learn how to control this silent killer.
Starting Wednesday May 31, 2017, restaurants on West Street under the back drop of St. Anne's Church will be bringing back Annapolis' newest tradition of al fresco dining under the stars in historic downtown Annapolis.
Life expectancy at birth differs by as much as 20 years between the lowest and highest United States counties, according to new research published Monday in the medical journal JAMA Internal Medicine.
Taking even over-the-counter doses of common painkillers known as NSAIDs -- nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs -- has been linked to an increased risk of heart attack in a new study.
Even if you don't proactively do a stretching program, there's a good chance that you instinctively do some sort of stretch every morning.
Even if Abby Heugel wanted to stop, she couldn't.
More potential good news for people who regularly take a low-dose aspirin: Women who took one had a lower risk of breast cancer, according to a study published in the journal Breast Cancer Research on Monday.