African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church Council of Bishops Responds to Republicans’ Plan to Repeal...

On March 6, 2017, the Republican majority in Congress revealed the American Health Care Act; it’s healthcare proposal to replace the Affordable Care Act,...

CDC Data Shows Black Babies Born In Rural Areas Have Lower Chance of Survival...

Black babies born in rural areas of the US are three times more likely to die at birth than city-born white infants, a new...

World Leaders Hold Simulation to Rehearse for Pandemic

The government ministers were facing a new infectious disease outbreak. The mysterious virus was sickening and killing people with alarming speed. Some patients had...

Study Says Patients Are More Likely to Die When Treated by Doctor Over 60

If you could choose your doctor, would you prefer youth or experience? You might pick the fresh-faced physician if you consider that patients in hospital settings are more...

Study Finds Many Newborns Have Risky First Ride Home From Hospital

More than 90 percent of parents don't install, position the car seat correctly, researchers say Many newborns are at risk on their first trip home...

Young Children Are Overdosing on Their Parents’ Dietary Supplements, Study Finds

Children under age 6 most often affected, study finds A curious toddler opens a bottle of melatonin found on the kitchen counter, and accidentally overdoses...

‘Aunt V,’ the World’s Oldest Woman, Dies in Jamaica at 117

Her reign as the world’s oldest person did not last long; but her life – well, that’s a whole ’nother story. Violet Moss (also spelled...

Ellie, an Asian Elephant at St. Louis Zoo, Diagnosed with Tuberculosis

Ellie the elephant isn’t showing any symptoms, and she’s able to stay with her elephant family for support, but she is being treated for...

Health Is About Way More Than Weight

Our bodily well-being can't be reduced to a number on a scale. Which is worse: being overweight or being ashamed of being overweight? In recent...

Half of America’s Black and Hispanic Citizens Are Dehydrated Because They Don’t Have Access...

Black and Hispanic adults in the US have higher rates of dehydration than whites due to a lack of access to safe, clean tap...

CDC Says 40 Percent of US Cancers Linked to Overweight and Obesity

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned Tuesday that overweight and obesity have been linked to increased risk of 13 different types of cancers, which...

Trader Joe’s Recalls Salads Over Concerns They May Contain Glass, Plastic

Trader Joe's has recalled some of its packaged poultry salads over concerns they may contain pieces of glass or hard plastic. In a statement, the...

Nearly 50 People from Church Group Sickened With ‘Unknown Illness’ at Oak Glen Christian...

Approximately 47 people reported an "unknown illness" at the Oak Glen Christian Conference Center in Yucaipa on Saturday evening. Crews from Cal Fire San Bernardino...

Doctor Who Researched Concussions in Football Players Says Kids Shouldn’t Play Contact Sports Until...

You wouldn’t let your child drink a glass of cognac or smoke a cigarette, so why would you send him out on a football field to...

How to Replace Pizza & Movie Nights With Family Fitness Dates

Family fitness dates are replacing the old school pizza and movie nights as more parents are realizing that the benefits of moving aren’t just...

Protein Overdoses Are On the Rise

Many gym-goers consume protein to build muscle and rebuild body tissue. Some will also take supplements, bars and powders to supplement their everyday diets. But can...

Leftover Opioids Become Common Problem for Surgery Patients

Surgery patients often end up with leftover opioid painkillers and store the remaining pills improperly at home, a study suggests. The research raises concerns about...

U.S. Scientists Say They Have Successfully Edited DNA in Human Embryos

The first successful editing of DNA in multiple human embryos has been conducted for the first time in the United States, scientists say. Using gene-altering...

Disturbing Video Shows Navy Hospital Workers Mishandling Infant, Calling Babies ‘Mini Satans’

Two medical staffers at a military hospital in Florida were barred from caring for patients after they were seen in disturbing images mishandling a newborn, making...

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Linked to Higher Risk of Alzheimer’s

A new study has demonstrated that older adults who experience obstructive sleep apnea may be at increased risk of Alzheimer's disease. This is because they...