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Saturday, January 28, 2023

Using Psychedelic Plants as Medicine

In 2017, Melissa Lavasani and Daniel Conner were about to have their second child. Towards the end of her pregnancy Melissa started to have...

Freedom Run 5k Family Fun Day

On Sept. 21, 9 a.m., runners will race through the previously restricted Armed Forces Retirement Home grounds. After the race, the public is welcome...

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...

DC Health Link Opens Enrollment

Open Enrollment for health insurance through DC Health Link started on Nov. 1 for individuals and families. Residents have until Jan. 31, 2020, to...

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...

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...

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...

Dual Diagnosis: Mental Health Lows and Drug Highs

In order to get to the heart of America’s substance abuse problem it’s important to know that drug addiction and mental health struggles are...

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....

Yoga Fundraiser for Migrants

On Sept. 13, 6 to 7 p.m., Flow Yoga and Washington National Cathedral are teaming up to raise funds in support of immigrant and...