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Friday, June 22, 2018

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...

The Dietitian Next Door

What’s for dinner? Sounds like a simple question but it can have some very complicated responses. Cooking meals at home has been proven to...

Releasing Black Hair Relaxers

Walk into any black hair salon on a Saturday morning and you will find creative chaos. Blow driers blasting, sinks with water flowing, hot...

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...

Urinary Health

As mammals we all pee. Urine, produced by the kidneys, is an essential part of physiology: it eliminates excess water, helps electrolyte balances, rids...

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...

Ms. Pinkie, the Survivor

You may see her power-walking through the streets of her Congress Heights neighborhood. Smiling. Waving. Giving out hugs here and there. On Sundays, you...

Keep It Moving

The American College of Sports Medicine has ranked DC one of the fittest cities in the nation. But this year, after holding the title...

Stress Relief While Building Your Inner Worrier

Are you looking for some stress relief? Maybe you would like to incorporate more physical activity into your regimen? At Samurai Training Academy you...

Hiking and Biking the Anacostia: Where to Go and How to...

The number of folks interested in hiking and biking the Anacostia keeps growing. As does the number of people asking me the best places...