Price of Pleasure: HIV False-Positive Test Scare Prompts Porn Industry Temporary Shutdown

A voluntary moratorium on adult film production in Los Angeles was lifted Sept. 3 after a performer whose positive test for the virus that...

Does Your Child Have a Safe Place to Play?

Children living in low income or predominantly minority neighborhoods are less likely to have clean, safe, and attractive places to play. That puts them at...

When It Comes to Health, Place Matters

WASHINGTON-The implementation of the Affordable Care Act is an achievement Americans can be proud of. Making sure that all our brothers and sisters, children...

National Eating Disorder Association Hosts 11th Annual Conference in D.C.

National Eating Disorders Association’s (NEDA) 11th annual national conference will be held in the District on Oct. 10-12, at the Hyatt Regency Washington on...

Californians Vote ‘No’ on Required Labeling for Genetically Modified Foods

Fifty-three percent of Californians decided to vote down the mandatory labeling of genetically engineered (GE) foods Nov. 6 in a decision that would have...

Ask Your Pharmacist – February 19, 2011

Two of the more frustrating and confusing words in pharmacy for patients are “prior authorization.” Patients hate it. It’s time consuming, but it’s a...

Grocery Chains Leave Low Income Neighborhood Food Deserts Barren, AP Analysis Finds

EATONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — As part of Michelle Obama's healthy eating initiative, a group of major food retailers promised in 2011 to open or...

Tips for Helping Youth Manage Grief

Awa Jangha, an art therapist and pastoral counselor with Art and Spirit Counseling in Northeast, D.C., offers the following suggestions to parents and neighbors...

Balto. County Builds Bridges to Caregivers

Edgemere Senior Center in partnership with the Baltimore County Department of Aging (BCDA) will host the Caregivers Mini-Conference on “Healthy Living for Today and...

What We Earn Shapes Our Beliefs About Health

Our opinions about health have a lot to do with how much money we make. According to a new poll conducted by the Robert...

It Is Not too Late to Get ‘Obamacare’

There was a great deal of attention paid to getting people enrolled into insurance plans offered by the Maryland Health Connection by the Dec....

Study: Chubby Babies on the Decline in Aid Program Serving Millions

CHICAGO (AP) — Chubby babies and toddlers at risk for later obesity are on the decline in a government food program serving millions of...