Life in Flint; Living with Deadly Water

FLINT, Mich. -- Life over the past months has changed dramatically for Alaya Smith and her family, which includes her two-year-old son, Amarus Jones,...

African American Mental Illness Targeted at Baltimore Conference

Baltimore’s Black Mental Health Alliance (BMHA), in conjunction with the American Psychiatric Association and Baltimore City Healthy Start, will conduct a day-long conference April...

USDA Places New Regulations on Handling of Meat Contamination

The USDA on the week of April 30 modified regulations on how to limit and stop consumer intake of contaminated ground beef and other...

Study Reveals African Diet Lowers Risk of Colon Cancer

Consumption of an African diet for only two weeks may reduce the risk of colon cancer, according to a University of Pittsburgh study published...

A Guide for Aging Baby Boomers to Strengthen Their Communities

With Baby Boomers coming of retirement age, yet retaining good health and physical prowess to accompany acquired wisdom, many are searching for things to...

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...

Ten Natural Pain Remedies You Won’t Hear About From Your Doctor

  BURLINGTON, Vt.-- Early on in his career as a professional fitness trainer, before exploring natural pain remedies, Jesse Cannone realized that it was not...

2012 NFL Most Valuable Player Adrian Peterson Launches Allergy Education Program

NEW YORK (AP) — His face swollen, breathing becoming difficult, Adrian Peterson didn't panic. Maybe it was his resourcefulness as an elite athlete, or his...

Ask Your Pharmacist-4

It’s time for us to have a little chat about how to take your medicine properly. I know that sounds simple, but too often...

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...

D.C. ‘Divas’ Celebrate First Year of Health Campaign

On Oct. 2, a community-based movement determined to educate and empower metropolitan-area women about their health choices celebrated its first anniversary. Divas, MPH (Making...

Young, Familiar Sex Partners Likely to Skip Condoms, Study Finds

Teens engaging in sexual intercourse are less likely to use condoms with partners with whom they think they have a more in-depth relationship with...