Falls account for more than one million injuries in the United States annually. The most common type of walking accident is the slip and fall.
Maryland is joining the growing movement to expand access to fresh fruits and vegetables in under-served communities known as “food deserts.”
First, they came for the giant sodas. Then, the salt. Now ... the cheese dust?
February 7, 2015 marks the fifteenth year since African Americans have been encouraged to educate themselves about HIV and AIDS in their local communities through National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD). This year’s theme is “I Am My Brother’s and ...
In recognition of February being American Heart Month, the team of nutritionists at GIANT Food Stores and MARTIN’S Food Markets are making it easy for customers to show their heart some love by incorporating heart healthy tips into meal planning ...
His first report as the U.S. Surgeon General was released 15 years ago when it was revealed that mental health conditions affected far more individuals than anyone had ever imagined.
Heart disease kills one woman every minute in the United States.
A team of young entrepreneurs is offering a different approach to the insurance and health care market place from what they said is a completely different perspective.
A website saved her life. Julia Allen, the national spokesperson for the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women’s campaign, says www.goredforwomen.org can save many more lives if everyone becomes aware of and makes good use of the website.
New research suggests that prevention of infections and reducing stress-related illness might be as simple as a hug from a trusted person. The findings of this latest research were published in Psychological Science.
More than a third of adults in the United States, 35.1 percent, are obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control.
Of all cancers that affect women, cervical cancer is one of the most preventable. The human papillomavirus (HPV) causes cervical cancer and other cancers.
The measles outbreak in California is growing.
The first detailed analysis of enrollment into the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, has yielded good news, particularly for those who may require financial assistance.
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.