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Saturday, September 22, 2018

The Cost of Smoking

What would you do with $37,000? Put a down payment on a home? Invest in your children’s education? Buy a car? According to recent studies,...

Howard University and Unity Health Collaborate to Serve Moms

Obstetrical care will see a boost in the District. Howard University, Howard University Faculty Practice Plan and Unity Health Care recently signed an agreement...

Anacostia parkrun – Weekly Free 5k Timed Run

Anacostia parkrun takes place every Saturday, 9 a.m. at Anacostia Park, 1900 Anacostia Dr. SE. It's free but registration is required before first run....

Call the Midwife

The recent closures of maternity wards at United Medical Center and Providence Hospitals have left expectant mothers in a bind. The dearth of healthcare...

Develop Strength and Flexibility at DC Pilates

Struggling for motivation? Stuck in a workout rut? Bored with the same exercise routine? Or maybe you are finally ready to begin a fitness...

The Condo Kayaker

When I turned 50 a few years ago, I came to the realization that my body’s ability to regenerate and heal was not what...

Pet Disaster Preparedness

The past month has reminded many of us that weather-related disasters are real and can happen anywhere along the coast. Remember 2003 and hurricane...

AmeriHealth Earns Commendable Accreditation

AmeriHealth Caritas District of Columbia, a Medicaid managed care plan serving the District of Columbia and a member of the AmeriHealth Caritas Family of...

East of the River Hospital at St. Elisabeths

Mayor Bowser has released a site study for the construction of a new hospital east of the Anacostia River. It recommends the District construct...

Rabies

Last month there was a rabies scare at a dog daycare in the District. In the end, the dog did not have rabies, but...