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Caregivers care for themselves with healthy living

A few years ago, I left the corporate world and decided to take a different path.

Quitting smoking relies on stronger brain networks

Anyone who has tried to quit smoking knows the mind games required to resist cravings and tolerate withdrawal headaches and lethargy. A new study suggests that some hopeful quitters are just more mentally equipped to handle the challenge than others.

UVA to probe genetic causes of Schizophrenia

Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine will seek to identify the genetic causes of schizophrenia as part of a major project funded by the National Institute of Mental Health to better understand how genetic variation in brain ...

American doctor declared free of Ebola finds the virus in his eye months later

American doctor Ian Crozier was treated for Ebola in Atlanta last year and declared free of the virus in his blood. But he had no way of knowing it still lurked in his eye.

Baltimore man inspires hope for prostate cancer survival

Robert Ginyard doesn’t have a cure for cancer nor does he have a concrete solution for preventing the dreaded disease.

Local psychiatrist offers tips for managing stress

As Baltimoreans and Marylanders settle back into their regular routines there are still unsettling reminders of the violence of Freddie Gray’s death and related events that are difficult to process.

Why you really are extra tasty to mosquitoes

With the exception of maybe a mosquito's mother, the world is unified in its hatred of the little buggers. But the world seems divided by those the bugs ignore and those who too often become the blood soup du jour. ...

These foods will make you smarter

You don't need another degree to boost your brainpower at work. According to one author and neurologist, if you want to work smarter, you have to eat smarter.

Taking responsibility for testicular cancer

Testicular Cancer Awareness Month, April, is almost over, but that doesn’t mean men should forget about testicular cancer prevention.

Tips to reduce your risk of osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is the thinning of bone tissue and loss of bone density over time. There are no symptoms in the early stages of this disease; but over time other symptoms become obvious. A woman’s bones may become painful or tender.

Vaginal Health 101: Dryness, Hormonal Replacement Therapy (HRTs) and Viagra for her

In communities around the world, the vagina seems to be a taboo topic; an irrelevant topic or a touchy topic to say the least. However, in other communities, it seems to be the first line of interest and debate for ...

Simple Tips to Lose Weight and Improve Your Health

“Adopting a healthy lifestyle offers more than just weight loss alone; it can also promote your overall health and reduce your risk of chronic diseases, like diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and even some types of cancer,” says registered dietitian nutritionist ...

New initiatives launched to maximize resources and results for Maryland’s children, youth, families

One Tuesday, April 21, 2015, Governor Larry Hogan charged the Children’s Cabinet with the responsibility of contributing to his goal of an economically secure Maryland by focusing on two new initiatives:

Minority Health Month: Making progress on health disparities

Half a century ago, our nation was in the midst of a Civil Rights revolution. Over these last few years, we've reached several milestones: the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, the Voting Rights Act, Dr. King's transformative "I ...

Now is the time to answer the call

At a commemorative event two years ago, I heard a historian say that history is not a steady stream of events, but rather a series of punctuation points, like ripples from stones tossed into water.