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Home Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

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...

Experience Power of Play at DPR Rec Day

DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) will host the District's Fourth Annual DPR Rec Day on Saturday, Sept. 29. It's an event that puts...

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...

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,...

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...