Talk to your doctor about an early detection plan, especially if your family has a history of breast cancer.
As chair of the African Union Commission, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma directs the staff and the work of the African Union, the alliance of nations on the continent.
A trip to the emergency room one day suddenly changed the entire scope of Twone Gabz's world.
A patient being treated for Ebola-like symptoms at Howard University Hospital in D.C. does not have the deadly virus, health officials said Saturday.
A patient has been admitted to Howard University Hospital with Ebola-like symptoms, NBC 4 reported Friday morning.
Each year, more than 220,000 women and 2,100 men in the United States are diagnosed with breast cancer. Aside from skin cancer, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta lists breast cancer as the most common cancer in ...
Officials with the Rhode Island Department of Health reported Wednesday the death of a 10-year-old girl from a bacterial infection associated with enterovirus D68.
A patient at a Dallas hospital has been confirmed as the first case of Ebola virus diagnosed in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday.
The Department of Agriculture announced Monday a $31.5 million initiative to help participants in the food-stamps program more easily afford healthier foods.
As Prostate Cancer Awareness Month draws to a close, health officials in the metropolitan area have continued to work overtime to spread the message in the African-American community that prostate screenings count as an important first step in combating the ...
Local and national health care experts, policymakers and grassroots activists, gathered at the United Medical Center in Southeast D.C. on Sept. 17 for the launch of a new communication campaign, "HIV Treatment Works," that will target residents of Wards 7 ...
The Department of Health and Human Services announced Monday it will award $99 million in grants to improve mental health services and better recognize mental health issues in young people.
Do repeated concussions — trauma of the brain — contribute to the outbursts of domestic violence?
As the Ebola virus decimates their beloved country, Liberian ambassador to the United States Jeremiah C. Sulunteh and Marion Parker Cassell Nelson watch with horror and growing concern.
Dr. Ian K. Smith delivered a frightening message during an appearance at the University of the District of Columbia on Sept. 11: African-Americans are disproportionately obese and therefore suffer from hypertension, heart disease, diabetes and some cancers at a rate ...