The illegal trafficking of cigarettes along Interstate 95 and in areas across the country has already presented numerous revenue loss and law enforcement problems, but a government ban on menthol cigarettes would create far greater issues, according to police, cigarette ...
Baltimore City has received a grant worth nearly $4 million from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to eliminate lead paint from 230 homes and eradicate other environmental health hazards from 115 homes.
When thinking about keeping your child healthy, eye health sometimes gets overlooked.
Your child's school may have a checklist for the things students need. In addition to items on that list, your child will need to see the doctor and be vaccinated before classes start.
The DC Housing Authority has explored renewable energy opportunities in solar power, fuel cell energy generation, mechanical flue gas recovery systems, and water saving devices, according to Board of Commissioners Chairperson Terri Thompson.
The White House announced Monday that its Office of National Drug Control Policy will launch a $2.5 million initiative to combat heroin use in the Northeast region of the U.S.
For many Americans living in poverty, housing vouchers mean the difference between having a home of your own or living in a homeless shelter.
As more and more of the population ages, many baby boomers are faced with how to take care of elderly parents and loved ones.
Certainly we understand that whenever one seeks to claim they have been rehabilitated, they must first discover the tranquility that comes when one embraces recovery and welcomes that arduous goal.
FitDC is a citywide initiative to encourage DC residents to adopt healthier, more active lifestyles.
Dr. LaQuandra Nesbitt, who became the District's director of the Department of Health in December, recently spoke with Washington Informer Publisher Denise Rolark Barnes, discussing her position, the city's most pressing public health issues like synthetic marijuana and the strategic ...
A yearly well-child visit is a great first step in keeping our children healthy, but is it enough?
The lives of nearly 4,000 Hispanics in the United States were saved last year through organ donation and transplantation.
Parents often wonder how to maintain their kids' health. One important step that may be overlooked is to ensure that young children are properly hydrated.
Childhood obesity, which is associated with elevated risks of high cholesterol, high blood pressure, bone and joint problems and sleep apnea, amongst other adverse health effects, can usually be prevented.