Doctors still divided on when women should start mammograms

Despite what the American Cancer Society and other health organizations advise, many doctors still recommend routine mammograms to screen for breast cancer in younger and older women, a new paper suggests. Experts are divided on whether more screenings are beneficial.

Is fruit juice healthy?

Fruit juice is not as nutritious as fresh fruit, but it can be a healthy part of your diet, if it's consumed in small portions.

Fewer Americans are trying to lose weight

Diet is "a four-letter word for failure," if you ask Teena Henson.

Baltimore model chronicles cancer battle

Trina Isaac refuses to let cancer define her or to let the disease stop her dreams. She was discovered by designer Luna Joachim and is now an international fashion model walking the catwalk in places like New York and Paris— ...

Fitness tracker clues woman in to life-threatening condition

Quick feedback from a Connecticut woman's Fitbit confirmed her suspicions that her shortness of breath and rapid heartbeat were cause for alarm.

Low-dose aspirin can reduce risk of death from cancer, research says

An aspirin a day may keep the doctor away. It may also reduce your chances of dying from cancer, according to a study on long-term regular aspirin use and different kinds of cancer.

Lupus: What you need to know

It's a centuries old disorder that wasn't recognized as worthy of research funding until 2005.

Fifth Harmony Songstress partners with American Cancer Society

Normani Kordei, of the internationally acclaimed pop group Fifth Harmony, has partnered with the American Cancer Society

Local Nurse among ‘greatest’ in nationwide competition

Kristy Gorman is the nurse at Essex Elementary School in Baltimore Count

Study shows no long-term cognitive benefit to breastfeeding

While the medical benefits of breastfeeding for helping newborns fight infections and helping pre-term infants get stronger are fairly well established, the long-term impact is much less so.

UVA Tests Online Program to Help People With HIV Live Longer, Healthier Lives

Internet Intervention Built on Education, Personal Experiences

Bone marrow donors from the black community can save lives

Local attorney’s crusade continues in her battle against leukemia.

BCCC Students and Faculty Lead Way at B’More Healthy Expo

BCCC faculty and students were well represented at the 8th annual B’More Healthy Expo on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at the Baltimore Convention Center.

How healthcare works around the world

In a doctor's waiting room in South London sit three people of varying ages and ethnicities, waiting among a sea of empty green plastic chairs.

People with chronic conditions nervous about GOP health care bill

Valerie Daniel is nervous about the GOP health care bills making their way through Congress.