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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Home Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

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....

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...

Dual Diagnosis: Mental Health Lows and Drug Highs

In order to get to the heart of America’s substance abuse problem it’s important to know that drug addiction and mental health struggles are...

Facing Addiction and Mental Health Struggles

She was smoking marijuana before puberty. By the time she entered young adulthood she had graduated to PCP. And all of this while hearing...

Research and Passion: A Wonderful Combination for the Anacostia

This summer, as the heat index begins to rise, Americans turn to water-based festivities in an attempt to escape the scorching sun. For residents...

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...

Thai Massage Comes to the Hill

I felt like I was doing a flow of yoga poses or modern dance moves. I felt graceful, fluid and flexible. The practitioner used...

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,...