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Tuesday, September 29, 2020

DC Welcomes Cannabliss

The first Ward 7 medical cannabis dispensary, Cannabliss, opened its doors on Aug. 14, at 4721 Sheriff Road NE in Deanwood. Unlike other such...

Heart to Heart Tennis Saturday at SE Tennis Center

The 18th Annual Heart to Heart Tennis Experience is the chance for the public to support and help grow the local tennis community while enjoying...

Mobile Health Unit Comes to Ward 7 Wednesdays

Beginning August 26, residents in Ward 7 will have easier access to critical health screenings, COVID-19 testing and more via the United Medical Center...

How to Stay Fit Despite COVID Restrictions

The Coronavirus pandemic has forced residents into an unexpected summer hibernation. Restrictions on movement in and around the city has been challenging for many....

Mobile Mammography Van Prepares for Maiden Voyage

Getting to a doctor’s appointment when you have a laundry list of things to do can be cumbersome at best. Even when the office...

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...

Hot Yoga

Eleven years ago I wrote about the newly opened Bikram Yoga Studio on H Street NE. Bikram Yoga was the latest craze that migrated...

Providence Hospital Offers Free Medication Program

If you follow health news, chances are you are aware of the stunning increase in pharmaceutical costs. According to some experts, prescription drug costs...

Maternal Health Improvement Bill Progresses

Shortly before the winter recess in December the health committee convened to talk about the Maternal Health Care Improvement and Expansion act and give the community and advocates a chance...

Produce Prescription Program Launches at Alabama Street Giant

“How important is this? This is a matter of life and death,” said Councilmember Trayon White (D-Ward 8), “because a lot of people have...