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Register to Get COVID Vaccine at Penn Ave Baptist

The Pennsylvania Avenue Baptist Church is participating in a pilot to serve as a vaccine clinic for two days next week. Together with Mary’s...

The Rise of Colorectal Cancer

Chadwick Boseman, the actor who portrayed King T’Challa in the Black Panther was 39 when he was diagnosed with colorectal cancer. He had two...

Attend Ward 8 Virtual Summit Saturday

On Oct. 24 at 10 a.m., Ward 8 Councilmember Trayon White (D) and his team are hosting a virtual summit to hear from consituents....

Turning Out EMT’s

A group of seniors from Eastern High School wait patiently for the final fitting of their EMT Student uniform. This occasion is significant as...

Expanding Health Care Access in Wards 7 and 8

As COVID-19 infection and death rates indicate that people in wards 7 and 8 are most vulnerable, an expansion of healthcare access to these...

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...

DC Health Link Connects People to Insurance

How’s your health insurance looking? Are you confused about what to sign up for? Do words like “premium” and “deductible” get you stuck? It’s...

Keep It Moving

The American College of Sports Medicine has ranked DC one of the fittest cities in the nation. But this year, after holding the title...

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...