Are you experiencing heart palpitations, shortness of breath, fatigue and discomfort around your heart? You could be experiencing atrial fibrillation (AF or AFib), the most common heart rhythm disorder. Recognizing signs and symptoms is essential to early diagnosis and effective ...
Advice to pregnant women to not overdo it on fish is getting an endorsement from new research.
Cardiovascular disease, which includes heart disease and stroke, is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States.
Twelve years ago, Saint Agnes Hospital started Red Dress Sunday, an innovative, faith-based health education program designed by the hospital to raise awareness of the devastating effects of heart disease among women.
A New York husband was stumped as why his wife's Fitbit was acting funny.
It could mean the difference between life and death for more than 1,000 people in the United States each year.
The passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) promised to improve the delivery of healthcare services in America— especially for historically disadvantaged communities that suffer high rates of chronic illness.
More than three million women in the U.S. are exposing their babies to alcohol during development -- because they don't know they're pregnant.
Bitter cold temperatures have hit Baltimore and pets are in danger from being out in the cold just as much as humans are
With the the Mid-Atlantic recovering from a major snowstorm, the Snow & Ice Management Association (SIMA), the North American trade association representing snow management professionals, has these five tips for safely shoveling snow.
February 1, 2016, not only marks the start of Black History Month, but for a Boston-based nonprofit food and nutrition organization, it’s the beginning of the fifth annual African Heritage & Health Week.
The water crisis in Flint, Michigan, may have you asking, "Does my home's water contain lead?"
With dangerously cold temperatures expected to continue through tomorrow morning, Baltimore City Health Commissioner Dr. Leana Wen extended a Code Blue declaration for Baltimore City until 10 a.m. Monday, January 25.
Approximately 2.7 million Americans have the potentially blinding eye disease glaucoma, but only half are aware of it. Meanwhile, glaucoma incidence is on the rise. Researchers predict that glaucoma will affect as many as 6.3 million Americas by 2050. During ...
The confetti and champagne bottles have been cleaned up. So now millions of Americans will embark on their New Year's resolution to— finally!— hit the gym and get healthy.