11 Flu Cases Confirmed In Maryland, Health Department SaysIt's officially flu season- and Marylanders are already seeing it spread.
What You Need To Know About Genetic Testing For BRCAMaybe you’ve heard about genetic testing for diseases and wondered: What does that mean? Should I do it? What do the results mean? Here’s what you need to know.
Couch To 5K: The Ideal Run Training Plan For New Or Occasional RunnersThere is no cramming for a 5K or 10K, especially if you’re a new runner or someone who doesn’t exercise often.
Completing A 5K: Tips And TricksWhat should you know before you lace up your sneakers?
What You Should Know About Running Shoes Before Buying A PairIs running a regular part of your routine?
Your Eating On The Job Problems SolvedFew meals may be less loved than the workday lunch. Pulled from a brown bag, yanked from a microwave in the middle of a shift or nabbed from a bland cafeteria between meetings, it’s more associated with frustration than nutrition.
Is Vitamin D Good For The Heart?Vitamin D plays an important role in overall health, but if you’ve been taking supplements to strengthen your heart, recent research may disappoint you.
Can Thyroid Problems Affect Your Unborn Baby?Thyroid problems, like any health scare encountered during a pregnancy, can be unsettling for expectant parents—especially when a lump is found.
Teen Who Contracted Flesh-Eating Bacteria Receives Treatment At SinaiA teenage boy is receiving treatment for flesh-eating bacteria at a Maryland hospital.
Arthritis And Exercise: Why It Helps To Be More Physically ActiveMore than 50 million U.S. adults have arthritis. Many experience severe joint pain and, likely because of their pain, don’t do much exercising if at all.
Foods For Healthy AgingEating healthy, less of a priority for many in their youthful years, becomes all the more necessary as the risk for heart disease, high blood pressure, Alzheimer’s and other age-related conditions increases as you get older.
Summer Danger: What You Can Do To Prevent Your Small Child Or Teen From DrowningWater safety is a must, especially during the summer months, the time for you and your family and friends to flock to pools, swimming holes and water parks for smiles and fun.
Marylanders Can Now Access Vaccination Records Online At No CostThe Maryland Department of Health announced a new portal that will allow Maryland residents to access vaccination records online for free.
Juul To Stop Selling Several Flavored Products In The United StatesLeading e-cigarette company Juul Labs will stop selling several flavored products in the United States, the company announced Thursday.
Like It Or Not, Science Backs Up Your Teen's Love Of The Snooze ButtonIn the battle between the adolescent penchant for hitting the snooze button and parental desire to rush them onto an early morning school bus, experts say science is increasingly siding with the snooze.
95 Percent Of Tested Baby Foods In The US Contain Toxic Metals, Report FindsToxic heavy metals damaging to your baby's brain development are likely in the baby food you are feeding your infant, according to a new investigation published Thursday.
Vaping Illnesses In Maryland Continue To Increase; 35 People Now SickAs of Wednesday evening, the health department has reported 35 cases of illnesses linked to vaping in the state.
Here Are The Top 34 Bestselling 'Fruit' Drinks For Kids Deemed UnhealthyAmericans spent $1.4 billion on the most popular brands of children's fruit drinks and flavored waters last year. Yet according to nutritional guidelines, none of the drinks were healthy.
Taco Bell Seasoned Beef Being Recalled Over Concerns Of Metal ContaminationThe recall comes a few months after Taco Bell announced it was experiencing supplier shortages of tortillas and was "working diligently to replenish the supply."
3 Major STDs Becoming More Prevalent In Maryland, CDC SaysNew data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows three sexually transmitted diseases are increasing in prevalence in Maryland and the Baltimore metropolitan area.
These High School Sports Have The Highest Concussion Rates
'Cooling Cap' Lets Some Cancer Patients Keep Their Hair While Going Through ChemotherapyA new device may allow some cancer patients to keep their hair during chemotherapy treatment.
When Trying To Lose Weight, Morning Meals Are Better Than Evening Ones, Nutritionist SaysThe research suggests that the calories we burn from digesting, absorbing and metabolizing the nutrients in the food we eat -- known as diet-induced thermogenesis -- are influenced by our circadian system, and are lower at 8 p.m. than at 8 a.m.
Vaping Is Increasing Among Younger People, But No So For Older Adults, Study FindsIn September, the FDA revealed that 27.5% of high school students were current users of e-cigarettes in 2019 -- up from 20.8% in 2018 and 11.7% in 2017.