Zora Brown, Cancer Awareness Advocate

Zora Brown was a champion of breast cancer awareness among African Americans. She died Sunday, March 2, 2013 in Oklahoma City. She was 63. Brown, a...

Newborn Who Tested Positive for HIV “Cured” at Age Two

An unidentified Mississippi two-year-old girl is the second human to display what doctors considered evidence of a “functional HIV cure.” The girl’s story was...

New Study Shows Trauma Caused by Bullying Could Affect Adult Life

There are very real effects of bullying that can last well past the days of recess and gym class, according to a new report...

Fast Food Consumption Down, But African Americans Still At Front of Line

Blacks are lining up in drive-thrus, eating at fast food restaurants, or adding pizza to their daily diet at a rate higher than any...

Va. Votes No Reparations for Victims of Sterilization Program

RICHMOND – It is a shameful chapter in Virginia history: the forced sterilization of men and women deemed “feeble-minded” and “mentally unfit” from 1924...

Ala. Teacher Suspended for “Fat Butt Michelle Obama” Remark

An Alabama psychology teacher and head football coach faces a mandatory 10-day leave from his classroom at Lauderdale County High School after being suspended...

FDA Approves New Tattoo Removal Methods

Should rapper Gucci Mane ever want to remove his ice cream cone tattoo or any of the other permanently-inked designs on the right side...

Howard University Hospital Recognizes American Heart Month

February is American Heart Month and in an effort to raise heart health awareness, Howard University Hospital will host a series of events including...

Medical Marijuana, and its Synthetic Counterparts, on Legislative Agenda

ANNAPOLIS - Despite coming up short the last two years, several House legislators are trying again to legalize medical marijuana, while others are attempting...

Bilingual Humans May Better Retain Cognitive Function with Age

Individuals with bilingual skills may provide benefits to their brain later in life, according to a new study. A report published the Journal of Neuroscience,...

Intensity of Flu-Like Illnesses Still High in Maryland

The flu strain that has been making many sick in Maryland and around the country may be peaking, but that doesn't mean it's time...

Protecting your Investments by Exercising

Planning for retirement is a topic more and more seniors are having these days. With the uncertainty of the financial market, pitted against the...