Feb. 1 not only marks the start of Black History Month, but for a Boston-based nonprofit food and nutrition organization, it's the beginning of the fifth annual African Heritage & Health Week.
Believe it or not, coloring for adults is all the rage and mental health experts and others said it's a major tool in relieving stress.
Health experts, therapists and others maintain that the benefit of a regular family meal goes far beyond the nutritional value.
The World Health Organization has declared the Zika virus outbreak a "public health emergency of international concern" as clusters of microcephaly and other neurological abnormalities that may be caused by the virus continue to surface.
We survived Winter Storm Jonas!
About 4,100 women will die from cervical cancer while doctors discover about 12,900 new cases of invasive cervical cancer each year, according to the American Cancer Society.
Top ranking officials for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say it's urgent for researchers find the cause of a birth defect increasingly found among African-American newborns.
Thursday marked the opening of the DC Witnesses to Hunger Exhibit at THEARC.
A bipartisan Senate agreement aimed at giving schools more flexibility in what they serve the nation's schoolchildren will be at issue during a panel vote Wednesday.
When the outside temperature drops below 20 degrees Fahrenheit, water pipes in homes with little or no insulation are likely to freeze and break.
The 2016 NBC4 Health and Fitness Expo, the largest health event in the D.C. area, returned to the District Jan. 9-10, at the Washington Convention Center in Northwest.
Throughout American history, race has been a major factor in all politics beginning with the English occupation and the Westward drive of settlers to conquer and slaughter the native peoples, according to an essay on race and politics by Malik ...
Many New Year's resolutions are too demanding and require major life changes. But setting goals for yourself is important, especially ones to improve your well-being.
As many as five million of the nation's working poor are uninsured despite an array of state and federal policies aimed at helping them obtain health care, according to a comprehensive review by USA Today.
By focusing on hype surrounding the holiday season, we can underestimate the effects of stress. This inadvertently causes us to engage in unhealthy coping behaviors.