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Thursday, December 13, 2018

Overcoming Diabetes Challenges

Diabetes has been a formidable foe for many, many African-Americans. If you have ever been diagnosed with diabetes or prediabetes you know about the...

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...

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 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...