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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....

The State of HIV in DC

Not long ago, in 2009, Washington, DC, had the highest rate of HIV infections in the country. Headlines read that the rates were “higher...

Activate Your Summer!

Warm weather days are here. People are shedding their winter clothes and winter blues and putting on a pair of fitness shoes. Exercise comes...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

Are You Ready to Have a Baby?

It takes more than a village to raise a child. It takes resources and education as well. Maternal and infant mortality rates in the...