Nestle Faces the Heat in Clean-Water Controversy

Swiss water giant Nestle is under fire again after revealing its plans to largely increase their Michigan groundwater withdrawals.

Uncertainty Hangs Over HIV Community After Trump Win

Though World AIDS Day is partly a time of celebration of progress made in combating the disease, some activists are fearful after the election of Donald Trump to the White House.

Ambassadors Sought in Fight Against Diabetes

A growing number of residents in the D.C. region are feeling the effects of diabetes as thousands suffer from the disease, and many others may have the illness and don't know it.

Caregivers May Need Care, Too

Recent data released by the AARP estimates that 60 percent of family caregivers also work other jobs.

D.C. Organization Holds Annual HIV/AIDS Walk

D.C.'s Whitman-Walker Health Foundation held its 30th annual Whitman-Walker Health's Walk & 5K to End HIV on Saturday, continuing its quest to help the roughly 1.2 million Americans living with HIV and thousands unknowingly infected with the virus.

Blood Donations Heroic, But Don't Require a Superhero

Kenae Raine isn't a firefighter, policeman, doctor or a superhero. In fact, she's a petite student at Howard University in Washington. Still, she helped saved a life.

Blacks More Susceptible to Diabetes

November is National Diabetes Month and one prominent black podiatrist has issued a warning that the illness can mean double the trouble for a sufferer's feet.

Bacteria Scare Closes Prince George's Neonatal ICU Again

Dimension Healthcare officials closed a neonatal intensive care unit at a Cheverly hospital Wednesday after discovering potentially deadly bacteria, less than a month after it reopened following a similar issue.

Theater Performance Sheds Light on Domestic Abuse

In conjunction with Domestic Abuse Awareness Month, Queen Afi Gaston recently hosted a theatrical performance that relayed survivor stories from victims and abusers of their pain and experiences.

Smokey Robinson Launches New Skin Care Line

After five decades of crafting legendary hits for himself and others, Smokey Robinson is now branching out to the skin care business.

Possible Breakthrough in Sickle Cell Cure Made

A team of physicians and researchers have published the results of a round of promising gene-editing experiments aimed at curing sickle cell disease.

Psychologists: Why We Like to Be Scared

Why do Americans like to be scared?

Cancer Survivor to Host Fundraiser

Zipping up and down the Baltimore-Washington Parkway in her Mercedes-Benz SUV and conducting business on her Bluetooth was a way of life for Aleasha Arthur of Laurel, Maryland. Until life took an unexpected, much more serious turn.

Soaring Cost of Breast Cancer Care Troubles Patients

Kimberly Curtis has battled and overcome breast cancer. In doing so and despite having what she said is excellent health insurance, the northeast D.C. resident has also had to reach deep into her pocketbook to pay for the costs associated ...

UMC Physician Retires After 39 Years of Service

After 39 years of leadership service at United Medical Center and its predecessor, Greater Southeast Community Hospital, the highly-respected Dr. David Reagin recently retired, effective Sept. 30.