The number of African Americans who lacked health insurance dropped dramatically in 2014's first quarter compared to 2013's fourth quarter thanks to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, which Republicans threaten to repeal if they win control of both ...
Your health is important. And it's important to others. Celebrate it by staying healthy!
To meet the rising costs of out of pocket consumer spending on medical care and prescriptions, many Americans have turned increasingly to alternative payment measures.
It can happen after a job loss, caring for a sick loved one or amid routine confusion over who owes what. A medical bill goes unpaid and ends up in collections, staining your credit for years — even if you ...
A look at the positives and negatives of financing dental procedures
The existence of sickle cell disease was first reported around the beginning of the twentieth century when the medical world discovered microscopic oddly shaped red blood cells.
Even as the epidemic skyrockets, the rate of diabetes-related complications drops
Staying away from the wrong foods can help folks with type 2 diabetes gain better blood sugar control.
Evangelina Ramirez, a caregiver and a community activist, shares a three-bedroom apartment in central Long Beach with her two teenage children, a roommate and her roommate's daughter. Unfortunately for Ramirez, the tight quarters mean that her dream of relaxing after ...
Grief is one of the most communal life experiences; yet, it is also profoundly singular. Most of us will experience grief, but the journey is solitary.
President Obama announced Thursday that former NBA star Alonzo Mourning will serve on the President's Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition.
Fighting self-loathing and battling the stress of her father being hospitalized with a massive coronary, Lisa Beasley could only think of one way to ease the heavy emotional load that she carried.
Thousands of people celebrated Earth Day during an event that featured more than two dozen hip-hop and R&B artists last weekend.
More than 5,000 people gathered Saturday on Pennsylvania Avenue in D.C. to participate in the 8th annual DC Walk to End Lupus Now.
So if you’ve rushed a loved one to the ER at St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center, chances are there will be a musician playing classical music on a portable harp.