Researchers recently developed a symptom checklist that could help detect the outset of Alzheimer's disease and aid earlier diagnosis.
A nonprofit, D.C.-based organization advocating comprehensive smoke-free or tobacco-free campus policies has teamed up with 47 historically black colleges and universities, including Howard University, in efforts to persuade students to live their lives tobacco-free.
For medical patients who have chronic illnesses and limited transportation options, the innovation of Uber can now be their respite.
Roughly 6,000 kindergartners, seventh-graders and repeating ninth-grade students in Prince George's County are still on file as not being vaccinated.
The Zika virus has now spread from one state to another in the U.S.
Thousands of students attending D.C. Public Schools benefited from free physicals and were screened for lead and other conditions at one of the District's largest Back to School Health Fairs.
Greg Banks, M.D., always has been passionate about boxing and mixed martial arts. But being a doctor is what forced him into a corner — literally.
Prince George's Hospital officials found potentially deadly bacteria in a patient care area, but not in the neonatal intensive care unit from which nine infants were removed last week, according to a hospital statement Tuesday.
A new academic study offers updated information on racial and ethnic differences in breastfeeding, with economic and education disparities named as possible explanations for the differences.
Cyan Manuel has signed on as one of 10 Team Leaders pledging to perform 11 months of national service as part of the Atlantic Region's FEMA Corps Class 23.
Attorney General Karl A. Racine recently announced a $125 million, 48-state settlement with Cephalon and affiliated companies.
Summer break is coming to a close. In addition to supplies, your child will need to see the doctor and be vaccinated before classes start.
Many youth or adults will undergo problems with their sight or eye diseases that could have been detected, treated and in many cases cured if they had been part of a periodic regiment of comprehensive eye exams.
Good physical and mental health helps drive success and enjoyment in our lives. But when it comes to overcoming some of our society’s biggest health challenges — from HIV/AIDS to cancer to diabetes to behavioral health issues — the African-American ...
August is National Immunization Awareness Month and the perfect opportunity to make sure everyone is up-to-date with their vaccination schedules, particularly children headed back to school.