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Holiday Blues

As the holiday season falls upon the nation’s capital, commercial displays of festivities cause us to feel pressure to feel merry, though some experience hidden winter despair.

Black Women Doctors Receive Recognition

One filmmaker and activist started a mission to celebrate African-American female doctors with the hope that young girls will be inspired to help combat Black women's low representation in the field.

Wintertime Health: Finding Your Family a Medical Home

The weather is getting colder and winter is upon us. Are you prepared if you get sick?

Understanding and Controlling Diabetes

Diabetes is 1 of the fastest growing conditions in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 29.1 million people have diabetes.

Healthy Holiday Eating

From sweet treats to family dinners, it can be hard to avoid temptation. But with a little planning, you can stay healthy through the holidays.

Myths About Fibroids Debunked

According to a study by the National Institutes of Health, 80 percent of African-American women will develop uterine fibroids by the age of 50 leading all women in new cases each year.

How to Choose a Hospital for Procedures or Surgeries

Many patients become overwhelmed when they learn they need to have a procedure or surgery, and make quick decisions based on convenience. But before quickly settling for the nearest hospital, there are a few important things patients should consider.

Is Your Life in Balance? Healthy Habits to Try in 2016

The new year is a great time to take stock of your routine and make improvements where necessary.

5 Myths about Kidney Disease Debunked

Think you have the facts about kidney disease? Here are five common misconceptions debunked.

Cold and Flu Prevention: 6 Ways to Stay Healthy This Winter

According to the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, each year seasonal influenza kills more than 36,000 and hospitalizes 200,000 more Americans, which undoubtedly makes it a public health issue.

4 Common Diabetes Myths Debunked

Knowing the facts about diabetes is important for everyone, as living a healthy lifestyle can play a key role in helping to prevent and control the disease.

New Year's Food Resolutions to Improve Well-Being

Improving one's overall well-being is often top-of-mind when New Year's resolutions are made.

Trending: YouTube Workouts

With tons of user-driven content at your fingertips, at-home winter wellness has gotten a lot easier.

Less is More for 2016 Obamacare Enrollment

The overall number of plans on the federal health exchange is decreasing for the first time, but federal officials insist they aren't worried.

Danette's Story: Life as a Recipient and Donor Aunt

This holiday season, there are thousands of Marylanders waiting for a very important gift: the gift of life.