Amerigroup Maryland is kicking off another year of promoting annual wellness exams among children and teenagers in its Medicaid plans in the Baltimore area with the help of the Baltimore Ravens.
Nutrition is important for everyone, but especially for children, as it is directly linked to all aspects of their growth and development.
Following the heat advisory issued for Washington, D.C., and eastern portions of Maryland and Virginia by the National Weather Service, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) reminds local residents about steps they should take to protect their ...
Are you avoiding fats in your daily diet? It may be time to stop -- that is, if your daily diet is Mediterranean.
As an African-American man, Dr. Georges Benjamin says he feels like "an endangered species," due to gun violence claiming the lives of men his color disproportionately to their numbers.
Suddenly starving? Try drinking some water.
Michelle Weber says that when her boyfriend wanted to take Viagra, his insurance paid for it, no questions asked.
College students have a few different living options at their disposal, but many opt for dormitory living, as it is one of the more convenient and popular boarding options, particularly for out-of-town students. Thousands of post-secondary students pack up their ...
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicates that childhood obesity rates have more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents in the last 30 years. This is happening in spite of indications that childhood obesity could reduce ...
The Zika virus is causing devastating birth defects in countries with outbreaks of the virus. It also causes bad pregnancy outcomes, like miscarriage and stillbirth, and can cause serious neurologic problems as well.
The American Red Cross has issued an emergency call for blood and platelets, urging all eligible donors to give now to replenish an extremely low summer blood supply.
In connection with Alzheimer's Awareness Month, the Memory and Aging Community Advisory Board (MACAB) held its 10th Annual Holistic Health Seminar on Memory Loss at the Randallstown Community Center.
7-year-old Katie Eddington loves swimming, running, basketball and soccer. Her favorite animal is a horse. Her favorite flavor of ice cream is chocolate.
Farmers' Market Coupons will be available through the Baltimore County Department of Aging on Friday, July 8.
A little bit of what's irresistible is good for you, Italian scientists have discovered.