| Dec 28, 2011
| 3:15 PM
More low-income women will be eligible for Medicaid family planning services in Maryland next week when a new law takes effect.
The expansion will allow Maryland women who are at or below 200 percent of the poverty level and under 51 years of age to be...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 7:35 AM
On February 18, 2012, Concerned Citizens for Community Excellence, Sister to Sister in conjunction with Senator Mamie E. Locke will be having their Spring Health Fair. This will be held at the Hampton Roads Boys & Girls Club, 629 Hampton Avenue, Newport...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 5:07 PM
Good news for all you guys who got clipped.
Yeah, seems like your little sacrifice paid off.
A new study suggests that men who leave a little bit of themselves behind, reduce the risk of getting cancer in their behind, so to speak.
Researchers at the...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 11:05 AM
Do you have housemaid's knee or jersey finger? Many common pain conditions have acquired colorful monikers.
Upsy-daisy! New moms lifting and holding their newborns numerous times a day may develop baby wrist, also known as de Quervain’...
| Mar 16, 2012
World TB Day
The Department of Health observes World TB Day March 24 with a display in the lobby of the Health Services Building, 3 Harry S. Truman Parkway, Annapolis. Tuberculosis, a disease caused by bacteria, is transmitted through the air, usually by...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 8:09 AM
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute released their 3rd annual County Health Rankings on Tuesday morning.
In Virginia, out of 131 localities ranked, three in the region landed in the top 10:...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 8:22 PM
Is York County the Peninsula's healthiest county? Out of 131 Virginia communities ranked on a report card of local health, three in the region ranked in the top 10: York County (5), James City County (7) and Mathews (10); Hampton came in the middle of the...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 2:04 PM
Rape is a notoriously difficult crime to prosecute. Of every 100 rapes nationwide, 46 are reported, 12 lead to arrests and three result in prison sentences.
To improve those odds, advocates are encouraging more nurses to receive the training to give a...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 3:47 PM
There's been little progress in recent years in boosting the number of American secondary schools that teach students how to prevent pregnancy and protect themselves against sexually transmitted diseases.
That's the finding from researchers at the U.S....
| Jan 3, 2012
| 1:50 PM
In recognition of Cervical Health Awareness Month, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment is encouraging women to schedule their annual well-woman checkups.
According to a 2010 report, approximately 17 percent of Kansas women aged 18 and...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 8:08 AM
An Ohio man accused of sexually assaulting a Muncie baby has been returned to Delaware County to stand trial.
Bryan Michael Strickler, 23, is charged with child molestation and attempted child molestation.
Police said Strickler and his then-girlfriend,...