Some Maryland Parkinson’s patients are literally fighting their disease in a revolutionary boxing program.
The latest key to a long life may be as close as your local library.
Enzyme supplements are pitched to consumers as concoctions of enzymes that can help the body break down gluten. But there’s no evidence they actually work, doctors say.
Yogi is ready to lend an ear. He’s part of a growing trend in medicine where more hospitals, treatment centers and nursing homes bring in resident therapy dogs to help patients.
A Maryland allergist says it’s not too early to prepare for going back to classes. There are forms to fill out and questions to be asked of teachers and school health professionals.
If you have diabetes, there is now an extra reason to get a flu shot — decreased hospitalizations.
Researchers, who tested e-cigarette emissions and turned up harmful chemicals, said their findings could be an important tool for the Food and Drug Administration, which will start regulating e-cigarettes on Aug. 8.
The moist air provides a perfect breeding ground for a wide range of allergens, including dust mites and mold. Signs of trouble from these indoor allergens include sneezing, sore eyes, and itching.
Researchers say people who engage in excessive TV watching are far more likely to die from a blood clot in the lung, and the longer you sit, the higher the risk.
You don’t have to be an athlete to work up a sweat outside these days — and all that sweat can play havoc with your sunscreen.
The heat and humidity can result in little itchy bumps on the skin — a condition known as miliaria, though most of us refer to it as prickly heat or just heat rash.
Every summer, some people make the big mistake of going swimming while wearing contact lenses, without realizing they may be putting their eyes at risk.
It seems every day brings another study on weight loss. The headlines say eat pasta, drink water or post on Instagram. But what is the real story?
Apartment dwellers were more likely to use tobacco products and were far less likely to live smoke-free, a recent study released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds.
Plagued with persistent knee pain? You may not have to shell out for those ugly, thick-soled shoes after all, according to a new study.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.