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...

Reducing Women of Color Cancer Through Health Mobile App

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Aug. 24 announced it is challenging entrepreneurs to create a mobile device application with an...

Black Women’s Health Study

For the last 17 years, investigators at Boston University’s Slone Epidemiology Center have been conducting a one-of-a-kind study to better understand the health of African American...

Support Network Crucial As Caregivers Wrestle with Alzheimer’s Victims

Imagine having to comfort a husband or wife after they fail to recognize an adult child or loved one. Imagine getting a phone call that...

Court Ruling Backs Texas Ban on Funding Planned Parenthood and Affiliate Clinics

Planned Parenthood and its affiliate clinics will not receive funding from the Women's Health Program while the organization challenges a 2005 ban preventing Texas...