FDA Cites Firms for Unapproved Diabetes Treatments; Warns Consumers

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers to avoid unapproved drugs to treat diabetes and related symptoms and has ordered a halt...

Expanded Medicaid To Improve Healthcare for More Than 81,000 Marylanders

COLLEGE PARK - Thousands of low-income Maryland adults will gain access to additional health care services when an expansion of Medicaid begins early next year. More...

Study: Mortality Rates for White, Middle-Aged Americans on the Rise

Mortality rates for White middle-aged Americans are on the rise, while mortality rates among middle-aged Blacks remain the same, according to a Princeton University...

N.J. Students Sickened by Bob Marley Drink at School

HOLMDEL TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Officials have removed a drink named after reggae icon Bob Marley after several New Jersey students were sickened. Marley's Mellow...

Prevention and Treatment of Heart Sarcoidosis

Cardiac sarcoidosis affects the heart in five to 25 percent of all sarcoidosis cases, prompting a range of symptoms from none at all to...

Heart Health in the Season of Love

February is a time each year when hearts take center stage – every convenience store from New York to Los Angeles is virtually covered...

Human Skin Now Used for Breast Reconstruction

Dr. Tom Grace has been performing plastic surgery in Baltimore since 1990, but his voice still becomes animated when discussing recent medical advances. Most...

Jay Powell of Bowie to Head AmeriHealth Caritas D.C. Medicare Plans

AmeriHealth Caritas Family of Companies, a national leader in health care for the most vulnerable, has appointed Bowie resident Jay Powell as its new...

Marvin Gaye III Pleads for Kidney Donation

LOS ANGELES— Marvin Gaye III is suffering from kidney failure and is seeking a donated organ for transplant. The son of late singer Marvin Gaye...

Studies: Autism Diagnoses Increasing Among American Children

Autism diagnoses involving U.S. children is on the rise, according to data released this week by the Center for Disease Control (CDC). Studies now...

Hearinga Key Part of Grandparenting

Grandparents and grandchildren have much to learn from one another, and such valuable relationships should be cultivated. Oxford University research has shown that 'involved'...

High Blood Pressure, Strokes and Blacks

Among the deadliest health issues facing African Americans today: Cancer; homicides; HIV/AIDS; etc. But few, if any, touch the lives of more African-Americans than...