Ovarian Cancer? Not a Death Sentence, Says One Survivor

Tierra Tates is the proud mother of a three year-old but is even prouder to be a cancer survivor. She is one of a few...

Obama-Inspired Low-Cal Menus Leave Kansas Students Hungry

Some Kansas public school students say low-calorie, high-nutrition school lunches inspired by First Lady Michelle Obama leave them hungry. Wallace County High School students made...

Life and Breath Foundation Highlights Sarcoidosis with 4th Annual Flip Flop Festivus

For Steven Hull the passion behind the annual Flip Flop Festivus is more than just an opportunity to give back. It’s personal. For the last...

Howard University Hospital Partners to Provide Free Cancer Scans

The mantra for surviving cancer is early detection. Medical research has shown that in certain cancers the survival rate can be as high as...

Bread for the World Ad Urges African-Americans to Support Policies for Ending Hunger and...

A new ad campaign is urging African Americans to support programs that help African nations lead more prosperous, stable, and healthy lives. “We need courageous...

New Technology Approved for Breast Cancer Screening

A new screening process for breast cancer approved by the FDA on Sept. 18 will afford greater protection to women who have dense breast...

Doctors Advice: Pay More Attention to Personal Health

Khaula Holness came to Howard University College of Medicine on Sept. 5 to figure out what was wrong with her. It had been a...

Report: U.S. Healthcare System Wastes Hundreds of Billions Annually

Thousands of U.S. residents die annually as a direct result of the billions of dollars wasted by the nation’s health care system, according to...

New Drug Therapy Available for Late-Stage Prostate Cancer Patients

Food and Drug Administration officials have approved a new drug for patients battling the later stages of prostate cancer. The drug, Xtandi, is expected to...

New Study Shows Breast Milk Could Prevent Rare Stomach Disorder

A new study conducted by the American Academy of Pediatrics has found a new benefit to the use of breast milk to feed newborns...

TV’s Dr. Oz Visits Howard University to Offer Free Health Screenings

Hundreds of people showed up to the Howard University College of Medicine Sept. 5 for a special health screening hosted by daytime television talk...

Benefits Available Now Under Federal Affordable Care Law

Marylanders who have been uninsured for at least six months and are ineligible for Medicare or Medicaid may qualify for health benefits under the...