USDA shifts Obama-era school lunch guidelines

The Trump administration is scaling back school meal nutritional requirements set by the Obama White House in 2012.

Does fasting on alternate days work? A new study weighs in

Whether you watch what you eat by counting your daily calories or practicing intermittent fasting, either approach can be effective for weight loss, a new obesity study suggests.

Black Americans living longer, but racial gap remains, CDC says

When it comes to the overall health of black Americans, there's good news and bad news, according to a report released by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday.

Not all wounds are visible!

Approximately one in six Baltimore City residents report that their mental health was “not good” for eight or more days over the past month, according to the most recent data available from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Doctors,

Eat like a pro: Eight foods to help improve your athletic performance

AS Monaco has been the surprise package of Europe this season, blowing away its rivals to reach the Champions League semifinals and sitting on the brink of a first Ligue 1 title in 17 years.

How a wellness coach changes your mind

The spring season reminds us of Mother Nature's drive to thrive. However, most humans are not thriving.

Applications are being accepted for Fall 2017 WomenHeart Science & Leadership Symposium

Hospitals are encouraged to nominate patients for nationally-renowned training program for women living with heart disease

Chesapeake Life Center’s Emily Schindler lecture focuses on substance abuse

Chesapeake Life Center invites the community to the 12th annual Emily Schindler Memorial Lecture, “Navigating the Substance Abuse Continuum: Replacing Stigma through Understanding.”

Baltimore & Me:Community Policing: Outreach minister serves BPD as civilian chaplain

This Part II of a three part series about Community Policing

PTSD risk may be passed down through our DNA

Christal Presley considers herself a survivor of the Vietnam War, even though the war ended years before she was born.

Does saturated fats clog your arteries? Controversial paper says 'no'

It is common knowledge supported by health experts, the American Heart Association and the World Heart Federation: Eating saturated fats will cause plaque to build up in the arteries, which then harden, and ultimately leads to coronary heart disease. To ...

Remembering History and Black Public Health Champions during National Minority Health Month (BPRW)

In April of 1915, Booker T. Washington proposed “National Negro Health Week," recognizing that "without health and long life, all else fails.” His idea gradually evolved into observing the month of April as National Minority Health Month to raise awareness ...

Jalapeno-flavored chips recalled over Salmonella fear

Frito-Lay is recalling two jalapeño-flavored potato chip products over fears of Salmonella contamination.

The next great medical innovations that could save children

What medical advancements could save the lives of our children in the future? That's the question members of the American Academy of Pediatrics asked themselves. Their answers were published last week in the journal Pediatrics.

Freeway to perform at Kidney Walk

Hip Hop artist Freeway, best known for his role as an artist on Jay-Z’s Roc-A-Fella Records label, will be the celebrity ambassador during the 15th anniversary of the Greater Baltimore Kidney Walk on Sunday, April 30, 2017.