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Sunday, April 18, 2021

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...

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...

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...

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...

C.R.I.S.P Farmshare & Markets

Saturdays, 11 AM to 3 PM at THEARC, 1901 Mississippi Ave. SE; Wednesdays, 3 to 6 PM at Kelly Miller Middle School, 301 49th...

DC Water Restores Disconnected Residents

DC Water has announced that disconnected residents will have their service restored upon request, assuring that every residential customer in the city has access...

DPR Opens Registration-Only Facilities, Fall Programs

Limited in-person fall programs will be offered at specific DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) locations, as well as virtual programs. Registration will...

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...

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...

Meet Your Neighbor

Jalan Burton is not your average pediatrician. She visits her patients instead of them having to come to her, and practices telemedicine. “Dr. J,”...