Howard University College of Dentistry Offers Affordable Care to University and Community

For the past year and half, Mary Wood of Arlington, Va., has commuted to the Howard University College of Dentistry in the District for...

Report: Background Television Harmful to Cognitive Skills, Social Skills of Children

Leaving the television on while no one is watching can be detrimental to the development of children, according to a new report. Though it may...

HPV Vaccine Gardasil Proven Safe for Use

Further research on the Human Papillomavirus, or HPV, vaccine Gardasil, has proven that the drug is safe for use in preventing the development of...

Howard Physician Awarded Grants to Study Sleep

WASHINGTON – Science long ago showed that sleep, particularly the lack of it, has an affect on how we function. Some studies have even...

Drinking Water: An Invaluable Resource Taken for Granted

You turn on the tap, and water comes out. Period. Safe, plentiful and affordable drinking water is one of our nation's most precious resources...

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...