A celebration of the success of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) quickly turned into a passionate plea to lawmakers and others from Dr. Claudia Baquet and her guests to continue to press for the elimination of healthcare disparities.
Even as the epidemic skyrockets, the rate of diabetes-related complications drops
Staying away from the wrong foods can help folks with type 2 diabetes gain better blood sugar control.
Two additional Diabetes Education Workshops have been scheduled this summer at Anne Arundel Medical Center.
I’m tired, my sisterfriend says. I don’t know how much longer I can hold on. As I hear her I have a couple of choices.
It's not a secret that some diabetics also have memory issues, but a new study suggests it's not just due to clogging of blood vessels -- your brain may actually be shrinking.
My mother once felt badly because we didn't have an ashtray in our house.
Approximately 400 people are expected to gather for the Alzheimer’s Association Greater Maryland Chapter’s Annual Dementia Conference: Making Connections, Friday, April 25, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Sheraton Baltimore North Hotel located at 903 Dulaney Valley ...
Ethnic minorities are often at increased risk for eye disease. To help curb vision loss among at-risk communities, the American Academy of Ophthalmology is reminding Americans about race-related risk factors for eye disease during National Minority Health Month in April.
He is missing from the health care system. He is less likely to hold a job that provides health insurance.
Pregnant women who are obese or overweight have an increased risk of delivering a stillborn baby, according to a new study published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Are you among the nearly 1 in 2 African Americans suffering from heart disease? If not, you’re undoubtedly affected by having a friend or family member who is.
The Brigance Brigade Foundation, an organization that supports ALS (also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease) patients and their families created by former NFL player O.J. Brigance and his wife Chanda, hosted their first annual 5.7K family fun run event on ...
Maryland author Heather Stang debuts her first book, “Mindfulness & Grief,” which helps people navigate the pain of bereavement.
As electronic cigarettes increase in popularity, calls to the nation's poison control centers about exposure to the liquid nicotine used in many of the devices have surged, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday.