One Person Dies Every 40 Seconds From Suicide, WHO SaysThe number of people worldwide who die from suicide is declining but one person still kills themselves every 40 seconds, according to new figures from the World Health Organization, which said countries needed to do more to stop these preventable deaths.
5 People In Maryland Have Severe Lung Illnesses After Using E-Cigarettes, Health Department SaysFive people in Maryland have developed severe lung illnesses in the last two months after using e-cigarettes and "vaping"
E-Cigarettes Change Blood Vessels After Just One Use, Study SaysA new study is the latest to show changes in cardiovascular function after vaping e-liquids, though in this case, those liquids didn't even contain nicotine.
Commonly Prescribed Drugs Are Tied To Nearly 50 Percent Higher Dementia Risk In Older Adults, Study SaysA researcher said that people taking these medications are advised not to stop them without consulting with their doctor first, as that could be harmful.
Study: Instagram Is The Most Harmful App For Mental HealthAccording to a new report by the Royal Society for Public Health, Instagram is the worst social media app for young people’s mental health.
American Diabetes Association Launches 'Fabulous You' ProgramWe all want to feel fabulous, but for women living with Type 2 diabetes, it can be a difficult goal. That's why the Maryland Diabetes Association is launching a new program called "Fabulous You" and it's working!
Doctor Exposed To Ebola Now Being Treated In Md.An American doctor exposed to the Ebola virus while volunteering in Sierra Leone is in isolation now at NIH.
Researchers: Later School Start Time Could Make Kids HealthierPushing back the school start time for teens. Research suggests it could help with kids' overall health.
Ravens Teach Younger Players About Dangers Of ConcussionsPlaying hard on the field could cause some young players to end up with concussions. This weekend, the Ravens are making sure some young players understand the dangers.
Some NICU Parents Work To Give Back With Race This SundayThe day a baby is delivered is one the parents will remember forever--but for some, the day turns even more stressful because their newborn has to be rushed to Neo-Natal Intensive Care.
New Group Combats Childhood Obesity By Taking On DrinksChildhood obesity is a huge problem in Maryland. Now health advocates are teaming up with state lawmakers to push for change. The new coalition was announced in Annapolis Wednesday.