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...

Maryland Elected and Community Leaders Spotlight Immediate Dangers of Repealing Affordable Care Act

Participants urge Republicans: “Don’t Make America Sick Again.” CLINTON, Md. – U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen today joined Rev. Delman Coates, Ph.D.,...

18M More Americans Would Be Uninsured under 2016 GOP Repeal

WASHINGTON (AP) — Insurance premiums would soar and some 18 million Americans would lose health coverage if Republicans partially repeal President Barack Obama's health...

Md. Dermatologist Offers Tips to Avoid Winter Skin Damage

Dry skin occurs throughout the year, however, for many Blacks, it can become increasingly uncomfortable during winter months. Cold temperatures, low humidity, and strong,...

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...

Blood Clots Impact Black Women in Record Numbers

Tracy March, by all accounts, was in perfect health.  A single mother of a college student, March was described as the life of the...

Study Links Black Child Obesity to Irregular Sleep, Skipping Breakfast

Skipping breakfast and irregular sleep patterns have been identified as key reasons children may become dangerously overweight in research that sheds new light on...

Cancer Survivor Raises Awareness, Funds for Sarcoma Education

Something told Aleasha Arthur that the lump growing on her bikini line wasn’t an ingrown hair. The bump turned out to be sarcoma, a...

Chef Aikens Brings Flavor to Healthy Food

While celebrity chef Curtis Aikens adores First Lady Michelle Obama, he said he wishes she would add diabetes awareness to her health advocacy repertoire. And...

How Long Can People Live? New Study Suggests There’s a Limit

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Just how long can people live? New research suggests there may be a limit to our life span — one that's...