The Obama administration delivered good news Friday about the state of the president's signature health care law Friday at the National Newspaper Publishers Association's annual convention in Houston.
Fitness tracking devices have been gaining in popularity, and new ones seem to emerge regularly.
Many Americans have become anxious about the Zika virus, but one local physician said there are steps that can be taken to avoid contracting the virus which has been shown to cause birth defects in newborn children.
A University of Alabama at Birmingham postdoctoral scholar — armed with a two-year, $187,000 award from the National Institutes of Health — will explore how spirituality factors into treatment of chronically ill African-Americans.
The History Channel's remake of Alex Haley's culture-altering biography "Roots" has sparked new conversation about race and the toll it has taken psychologically on African-Americans.
The "nightmare" is over. At least for some.
One in seven women will suffer from a postpartum mood disorder, the most common complication of childbirth, according to health experts.
It is estimated that sickle cell disease affects approximately 100,000 Americans and 1 out of 365 Blacks in the United States.
Providers for people with disabilities will be exempt from a new U.S. Department of Labor mandate that would have potentially hindered their services for the people who rely on them.
While obesity affects people of every ethnic group in the United States, black male descendants from West Africa may have a relatively lower risk of being overweight, obese and diabetic, a new study from the University of Alabama and the ...
A new certified organic mosquito-repellant spray can now be used to prevent the Zika virus, its developers claim.
Medical experts say as many as 5 million people in the United States have hepatitis C, and as many as half of those who are infected aren't even aware they have the disease.
A few weeks ago, a House subcommittee approved $5 million toward a lupus medical research program just in time for Lupus Awareness Month. The program got approved May 11 by the House of Representatives Defense Appropriations Subcommittee as part of ...
Genetically modified mosquitoes could mean curtains for the Zika virus.
While many Americans regularly attend church because it keeps them grounded and provides spiritual guidance, a new study suggests that it may also help increase their lifespan.