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Saturday, December 15, 2018

Take Your Pet to the Dentist

It is recommended that we humans see the dentist at least once per year. The same can be said for your dog and cat....

Recognizing the Unsung Male Caregiver

“It’s one thing when you’re already a parent but it’s another to be a parent of someone who raised you,” says Terence Peete, reflecting...

Functional Fitness

Yesterday you had a great workout. You pressed and pulled more weight with perfect form than you ever had on the circuit machines. In...

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,...

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...

Pilates Connects to Core Strength and Develops Flexibility

Stuck in a workout rut? Been meaning to start exercising? Or are you trying to get stronger, run faster or farther, or jump higher?...

Medical Marijuana: Not Just for Cancer

Medical marijuana is about to celebrate its fourth year in the District. However, lack of patient enrollment has the medical cannabis industry wondering if...

Research and Passion: A Wonderful Combination for the Anacostia

This summer, as the heat index begins to rise, Americans turn to water-based festivities in an attempt to escape the scorching sun. For residents...

Thai Massage Comes to the Hill

I felt like I was doing a flow of yoga poses or modern dance moves. I felt graceful, fluid and flexible. The practitioner used...

The Dietitian Next Door

What’s for dinner? Sounds like a simple question but it can have some very complicated responses. Cooking meals at home has been proven to...