5 Shocking Medical Stories From 2017Here's a list of shocking stories from this year that shows just how far science has come and how unbelievable (and a little gross!) it can be.
FDA Approves First-Ever Pill With Digital Tracking SystemThe decision is considered an unprecedented step in ensuring that patients with mental disorders take their medicine.
Gonorrhea Becoming More Difficult To Treat With AntibioticsGonorrhea is becoming more difficult, and for some patients impossible to treat with antibiotics, the World Health Organization said.
Heartburn Drugs Linked To Increased Risk Of Early Death, Study FindsPrescription-strength heartburn drugs are linked with a possible 25 percent increased risk of early death, according to a new study.
3 Ways To Ease Your PainAre you struggling? Peter Bedard, author of "Convergence Healing," shares his tips for easing your pain.
Baltimore Health Commissioner Issues Overdose Prevention PlanBaltimore City Health Commissioner Leana Wen announced Wednesday that the city plans to issue a “standing order” for a medication that completely reverses the effect of an opioid overdose.
13 Pharmacies Closed After Riots, Health Department Offers Help With PrescriptionsThe Baltimore City Health Department is trying to ensure prescription medicine is available to resident impacted by the civil unrest.
National Civil War Medicine Museum Exec. Director ResignsThe National Museum of Civil War Medicine in Frederick is looking for a new executive director.
Baltimore Mayor Honors Henrietta LacksBaltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will honor the memory of Henrietta Lacks, whose cells continue to have an impact on medicine 65 years after they were taken during a medical procedure, in a lecture for Women's History Month.
Hopkins Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. With Annual EventThe Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and The Johns Hopkins Hospital are celebrating the life of Martin Luther King Jr. ahead of what would have been the civil rights leader's 86th birthday.
UMd. Event Highlights Infectious Disease ResearchSome of the nation's leading infectious-disease fighters are speaking at an event in Baltimore highlighting efforts to stop the spread of Ebola and AIDS.
Moveable Feast Provides Baltimore Patients With ‘Food As Medicine’ For 25 YearsWhen AIDS first spread, its victims were treated as outcasts. The sick found it hard to care for themselves and few people were willing to help.