BALTIMORE — Police are investigating a series of shootings that left seven people dead and three more injured over a violent Memorial Day weekend in Baltimore.

VIA: WebMD.Com Some inheritances are a curse. I don’t mean your grandmother’s cabinet of porcelain fawns, nor your uncle’s portfolio of watercolor still lifes, nor the 40 years of Model Railroader magazines stowed in the rafters of your dad’s garage. Worse than any of these is the hand-me-down that could be hiding in your genes. […]

We are sad to report that Gary Coleman, child star of “Different Strokes,” has died. Reports say that the actor suffered a fall in his home Thursday evening. Coleman has had legal issues for the past few years and split from his wife. His wife was at his side when he passed.

VIA: HealthyWomen.Org As a single, busy woman living in New York City, sick wasn’t a part of my vocabulary when I entered the last year of my 20s. Nonetheless, it soon found its way into my life. It began with a swollen toe joint, which I easily dismissed as a yoga injury. But when the […]

Via: Elev8 Many of us view Memorial Day as the kickoff to summer. But Memorial was originally called Decoration Day, a day of remembrance for those who died serving in the nation’s Armed Forces. Click here for the entire story.

VIA: REUTERS.COM (Reuters Health) – People who get plenty of vitamin K from food may have a lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes than those who get less of the vitamin, a new study suggests.   Researchers found that among more than 38,000 Dutch adults they followed for a decade, those who got the […]

VIA: WEBMD.COM COPD presents 13 million Americans with new challenges and opportunities for better health.   Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Quiz the average person on the street, and how many could tell you what it is? Would you know that it’s the 4th leading cause of death in the United States? Not likely. But that […]

Via: NIM.NIH.Gov If you frequent your local grocer, you may have encountered this dilemma while in the produce section–whether or not to buy organic. New research has found that there is no strong evidence that organic products have nutritional health benefits. The few studies that were conducted were short term and showed to have limitations. […]

Via: WebMD.Com As women age, the threat of gaining weight increases. There seems to be a solution to this problem. A new study shows women who are at a healthy weight already and get an hour of moderate activity every day can avoid gaining any unwanted pounds. A lot of research has been done to […]