Is Black Health in Distress?

Leaders of the Black National Medical Association, the Latino National Hispanic Medical Association, and the National Council of Asian Pacific Islanders Physicians held a...

Ask Your Pharmacist–6

Often—actually, far too often—patients come in at the last minute to fill a prescription that has no more refills left, which means their pharmacist...

Md. health exchange severs ties with Noridian

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland's health-exchange board voted to fire the state's prime information technology contractor for Maryland's defective health care exchange, the state's...

FDA Seeks Public Opinion Before Deciding Fate of Menthol Cigarettes

Although all the expert opinions from health officials are in, authorities at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have one more voice to listen...

Five Myths About a Bipolar Diagnosis

Dealing with a bipolar diagnosis is hard. Dealing with parents, friends and relatives who have misguided notions about what having bipolar entails can be...

Ebola: How it spreads

Some facts about how Ebola spreads: WHEN IS EBOLA CONTAGIOUS? Only when someone is showing symptoms, which can start with vague symptoms including a fever, flu-like...

New Labeling Law for Genetically Engineered Food Considered a Major Civil Rights Setback

Millions of Americans will be left in the dark when it comes to the genetically modified organisms (GMO) or genetically engineered (GE) foods they...

Vertus Hardiman: A Man With Courage

The victim of an unethical secret U.S government radiation experiment in 1928, Vertus Hardiman did not let a severe deformity prevent him from living...

Chain Links, Family and Community Residents Walked for Fitness

“Twilight Family Health & Wellness Walk” was the theme of a recent fitness walk at Hains Point Park, Washington, D.C., attended by over 300...

Be One in a Million this American Heart Month

Columbia, MD – This February, firefighters and paramedics are joining the Howard County Health Department and others around the nation to fight back against...

Growing as an HIV/AIDS Advocate

For the past 10 years I have lived in Baltimore, where I am the director of programs for STAR TRACK (Special Teens at Risk,...

Cigarette Companies Continuing to Target Minors

Despite the detrimental effects of cigarettes on America’s youth, tobacco companies remain intent on growing the next crop of addicted users, according to a...