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Thursday, July 2, 2020

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 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...

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...

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...

Saving Lives with Narcan

A Day in the Life... Quietly parked on a side street, somewhere between St. Teresa of Avila Church and Ketcham Elementary School, the Family and...

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...

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...

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,...