Maryland Lawmakers Pledge to Defend Obamacare, Turn Back GOP Repeal Efforts

As Senate Republicans get to work crafting their own plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, Maryland’s Congressional...

Lawmakers, Residents Worry about GOP Health Plan’s Impact on Maryland

The U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act earlier this month. Now, Baltimoreans are joining concerned citizens...

Mental Health in the African American Community: Talk or Taboo?

A person’s mental well-being is just as important to their health as their physical and spiritual well-being, and African-Americans may be more likely to...

High Blood Pressure Disproportionately Affects Black Community

Dr. Frank H. Morris had a new patient in his cardiology office at Mercy’s The Heart Center at Lutherville. Her blood pressure was 210...

Stroke Month Survivor Story

When life gives you a second chance, you embrace it to live life to the fullest. For McLean resident, retired business owner, and EmPowered...

Blood Pressure Survivor Story

Five years ago, while at a routine doctor’s visit, Vincent Sharps had a wakeup call. His doctor told him that his blood pressure was...

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...

The Common Story of Pain, Suffering Few Know About

WASHINGTON -- By the time Victoria Makinde finished her story of pain, unanswered questions and confusion, there were tears and sniffles throughout the room...

Memory Ball Dancers Raise Money for Alzheimer’s Research

On April 8 the Alzheimer’s Association is hosting its 11th Annual Memory Ball at Baltimore’s Marriott Waterfront. The Memory Ball takes the form of...

Lawmaker Mocks Texas Abortion Law with Call for Male Masturbation Fines

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas lawmaker is making a point about legislation that restricts women's access to health care and abortions by proposing...

AP FACT CHECK: What About Trump’s Vow on Health Coverage?

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump told Americans he'd do it all on health care: "insurance for everybody," better coverage and lower consumer costs....

Virginia Governor Vetoes Legislation to Defund Planned Parenthood

RICHMOND, Virginia – Gov. Terry McAuliffe vetoed legislation Tuesday that sought to remove state and federal funding for women’s health providers such as Planned...