FBI investigating outage at Maryland hospital chain

The FBI is looking into how a computer virus infected systems at MedStar Health, a large Maryland chain with 10 hospitals and dozens of clinics.

Red Cross has significant need for type O negative blood

The American Red Cross has a significant need for type O negative blood donors to donate blood for patients.

University of Maryland Medical Center leads in kidney transplants for blacks

Although African Americans comprise about 13 percent of the population in the United States, they represent 34 percent of the patients waiting for a donor kidney, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Watch sick teen's reaction to lifesaving news

Albert Jeffries IV (ALJ) was born with a debilitating heart disease called dilated cardiomyopathy.

The growing danger of mixing prescription drugs and supplements

A growing number of older adults are combining multiple prescription and over-the-counter medications and supplements in ways that could lead to serious side effects, according to a new study.

Colon Cancer Awareness Month: What you need to know about #2 cancer killer

March is National Colon Cancer Awareness Month, an important time to talk about the second-leading cause of cancer-related death and yet, one that many people feel uncomfortable discussing.

First U.S. uterus transplant fails, patient has organ removed

The first patient in the United States to receive a uterus transplant had to have the organ removed because of a complication, the Cleveland Clinic announced Wednesday.

4 Common diabetes myths debunked

Knowing the facts about diabetes is important for everyone, as living a healthy lifestyle can play a key role in helping to prevent and control the disease.

Colon Cancer Awareness Month: What to know about getting tested

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month, and the perfect time to think about colon health.

Diversity among doctors drives trust in health care

Black History Month gives us the opportunity to reflect on the countless examples of the contributions that African-Americans have made to build our country.

Hip-Hop star and producer living strong after kidney failure

For hip-hop star David Rush, formerly known as Young Bo$$, touring the world with such superstars as Pitbull, was only one part of his dream and life goals. He also wanted a wife and children, but kidney failure almost derailed ...

March is National Nutrition Month: Develop better eating habits

Have your healthy New Year’s habits already begun to fade? Recharge your resolutions in March during National Nutrition Month and remember the importance of developing and following sound eating habits.

Spring break travelers should be sure to pack Zika virus precautions

As college students and families, pack for Spring Break vacations that might take them to popular destinations where the Zika virus is being spread by mosquito, Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is reminding them to exercise caution.

Terry Crews: Porn addiction 'messed up my life'

"Brooklyn Nine-Nine" actor Terry Crews is opening up about his addiction to pornography, which he says "really, really messed up my life."

Organic meats, milk could have more of good-for-you fats, study finds

Fatty fish, nuts and vegetable oils get high marks in the nutrition department because they are rich in "good" fat. Red meat and milk may also be a good source of these polyunsaturated fats, and according to research, organic products ...