While issues such as health care, socioeconomic status and even racism play a role in hypertension among African-American men, a new study shows that childhood experiences may also negatively affect their health as adults.
The DC Health Benefit Exchange Authority announced Thursday that residents seeking health insurance coverage effective Jan. 1 will have an additional eight days to choose a plan through DC Health Link, the District's new online health insurance marketplace.
While fried turkeys have become the rage in many households, improper precautions and preparation have yielded charred birds, house fires and orders from the Chinese takeaway.
The International Conference on Stigma at Howard University featured lectures and panel discussions on the stigma associated with HIV/AIDS and other health issues.
A classic creole chicken gumbo allows for vegetarian and pork-free substitutions and proves equally as filling as traditional fare.
How could I tell my 70-year-old mother who had finally become a grandmother the truth — that I was going crazy, that in two months since giving birth I had gone from being thrilled to fighting thoughts of killing my ...
Earlier this fall, 29 University of Maryland, College Park students lined up inside of an RV van in Southeast to give the gift of life.
The criticism leveled at President Barack Obama over the disastrous roll out of the Affordable Care Act has continued to intensify despite his public apology and tweaks made to the law last week.
The American Diabetes Association announced that Walgreens has been named a National Strategic Partner of the American Diabetes Association, in recognition of its commitment to support the mission and the Association’s movement to Stop Diabetes®.
While much of the scrutiny of the Affordable Care Act has been focused on the technical glitches of the October launch of the healthcare.gov website, Cover Mississippi, an amalgam of non-profit and private interests, has been working to reach state ...
DC Health Link will hold a citywide fair on Saturday, Nov. 23 to help residents, small business owners and their employees enroll in health insurance plans that meet their needs and budgets.
The D.C. Office on Aging announced Tuesday the release of the District's first-ever State Plan confronting Alzheimer's disease in conjunction with November, which is National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month.
Your thyroid is a small gland with a huge job: It produces hormones that help...
District residents that live in the Promise Community east of the Anacostia River in Ward 7 will welcome a new state-of-the-art community health center that expands access to primary care.
About 106,000 Americans have successfully obtained private health care coverage through President Obama's Affordable Health Care Act during the first month of open enrollment, the White House announced Thursday.