Children's National Facility Opens in Anacostia

Ward 8, the home to the highest number of youth in the city, will now have a state-of-the-art medical facility to meet their health and wellness needs.

Beware of the 'Holiday Blues'

High expectations, loneliness and stress can lead to the "Holiday Blues" during the season from Thanksgiving to New Year's.

Take Care of 'You' While Spreading Holiday Cheer

Before you get too caught up in playing Saint Nick, don't forget to pay attention to your own health.

HIV/AIDS: Play It Safe and Know Your Status

Not everyone with HIV has AIDS. In fact, many people who get treatment for HIV can live long, fulfilling lives. That is why is it so important to get tested and keep up with treatment if you are HIV positive.

D.C.'s Uninsured Rate Drops by Half

A new survey by the Center for the Study of Services conducted for the DC Health Benefit Exchange Authority concludes that the District of Columbia made huge gains during the most recent open enrollment period to provide access to health ...

Colorectal Cancer Claims Thousands of Black Lives, Despite Advances in Treatment and Prevention

African-Americans have the highest incidence and mortality rates for colorectal cancer. The disparities are impossible to ignore.

Giving Thanks for the Gift of Life

I was born November 26, 1990, with Alport Syndrome, a hereditary kidney disease that I received from my mom.

MedStar Washington Hospital Center Targets Breast Health, One Ward at a Time

Breast cancer screening is a powerful weapon in the fight against breast cancer.

A Smile to Remember

"A great smile says it all," according to Terry Boone, a dental patient at Community of Hope's Conway Health and Resource Center at Atlantic and South Capital Streets SW.

Cheers to Healthy Holidays

'Tis the season for family, festivity, and food — lots of food. With a little preparation and these easy tips from United Medical Center, you'll be ready to face this holiday season head-on and come out healthier and more rejuvenated.

Healthy Holiday Tips from an Ex-Navy Seal

Stew Smith, a former Navy Seal and fitness author certified as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist with the National Strength and Conditioning Association, says no matter who you are, the holiday weight-gain cycle can easily continue throughout the winter months.

Maryland Health Connection

Illness and accidents can be like a holiday guest — sometimes they just show up uninvited. And you need to be prepared.

Healthy New Year's Resolutions to Boost Your Immunity

This New Year, one important resolution is to focus on supporting a strong immune system for a happy and healthy 2017.

5 Holiday Weight-Loss Strategies That Actually Work

Science has shown us that people enjoy greater success by tackling their weight-loss problems in small increments. These strategies will get you started.

Alzheimer's Day Care Center Proposed in Prince George's

Margarett Baltimore, who in 2014 created a nonprofit organization named after her husband called Trebor Alzheimer's Senior and Support Center, is organizing a $125-a-head fundraiser Saturday, Dec. 3 at the University of Maryland College Park Marriott in Hyattsville, in hopes ...