Searching for a Cure: Lupus Awareness Month has Many Seeking Answers

With lupus, no two cases are alike.

Documentary Looks at Military Suicides

The military's most pressing question remains as to why it cannot defeat its most insidious enemy: suicide.

Health Care Improves For District Minorities

African Americans and Latinos in the District of Columbia routinely visit their primary care doctors and receive regular preventive care to ward off possible illnesses and other medical problems.

May: National High Blood Pressure Education Month

High blood pressure affects 68 million Americans—that’s nearly one in three adults.

Fight Back Against Spring Allergies

Though the allergy season in the District area began late this spring, it has is already shaping into a particularly uncomfortable one.

Mental Storms Today, but Bright Days Ahead

If you are feeling depressed or anxious, you are not alone.


Why is medical care in the United States so expensive?

The Nauseating 'Side Effect' of Medical Care

As millions of Americans celebrate their newfound status as medically "insured" through the Affordable Care Act, they may still join the ranks of financially strapped patients facing the rising cost of medical services.

Commitment to Healthy Eating

At Walmart, our commitment to healthy eating begins by understanding our customers and fulfilling our mission of saving people money so they can live better.

Calvary Women’s Services Encourage Long-Term Health

In the current economic climate, not only is there a critical need for jobs and affordable housing, but the need for adequate nutritional resources has also skyrocketed.

Honoring Our Seniors by Protecting Them from Hunger

Not only should we take the time to remember the great strides and accomplishments the generations before us have made and continue to make, but we also need to think seriously about their well-being.

MEDICAL NOTES: More Blacks Have Health Insurance Because of ACA

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 ...

Celebrate Mother's Day and National Women's Health Week by Staying Healthy

Your health is important. And it's important to others. Celebrate it by staying healthy!

Care on Layaway: Tips to Paying Out-of-Pocket Medical Costs

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.

Health Care Spending Growth Slowed in 2012, Still Consumers Continue To Spend More Out-of-Pocket

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 ...