From the age of seven, Lori Wilson knew that she wanted to be a surgeon. While other kids were reading Dr. Seuss books, Wilson was fascinated by an anatomy book inside of an encyclopedia in her house.
The Department of Health and Human Services announced Thursday an initiative to stop the spike of prescription opioid- and heroin-related overdoses and dependence.
Nothing was more startling than when a cardiologist looked me directly in the eyes and said matter-of-factly: "It looks like you had a heart attack."
Good Days From CDF is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping ensure that no one living with a chronic condition has to choose between getting the medication they need and affording the necessities of everyday life.
United Medical Center recently announced that it will be launching a comprehensive Mobile Health Clinic Service to address the healthcare needs of residents in Southeast D.C. and parts of southern Prince George's County.
Professionals at the Rockville, Maryland-based Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration have developed a new tool that they hope will help prevent suicides.
More than 2.5 million individuals around the world, including 400,000 Americans, have multiple sclerosis, the unpredictable and often disabling disease of the central nervous system that disrupts the flow of information between the brain and the body.
In this health supplement, we have chosen the theme "Breath of Life," because we too, understand how vital our ability to breathe, and to do so unencumbered, remains to our existence.
The DC Taxicab Commission has just unveiled a pilot program that will help District residents with health challenges get to their doctor's office or other places for medical treatment.
Asthma rates among black children have risen by 50 percent from 2001 through 2009 with 1 out of every 12 people in the U.S. now suffering from the lifelong disease. But if health and environmental groups have their way, the ...
Fifty years ago, lawmakers, medical professionals and many in low-income and senior communities called the implementation of Medicare and Medicaid a leap forward for America and the millions who’d benefit from a program that promised health security.
the National Institutes on Health in Bethesda, Maryland, that has developed a new, tested and FDA-approved drug that comes with little, if any side effects.
It can be uncomfortable to talk about what happens behind bathroom doors. But if you can set aside the awkwardness for a moment, your bathroom habits may actually be an important indicator of your gastrointestinal (GI) health.
Taking care of yourself before, during and after pregnancy is important to having a full-term, healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby.
Try these tips to have you and your family eating healthier in no time.