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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...

Ward 8 Special-Needs Kids Gain Healthcare

When it comes to providing health services for children with special needs, the more room the better. Health Services for Children with Special Needs...

Supporting Women Reentering the Community

Henry Ford once said, “Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.” For many returning citizens coming home from prison,...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

Howard University and Unity Health Collaborate to Serve Moms

Obstetrical care will see a boost in the District. Howard University, Howard University Faculty Practice Plan and Unity Health Care recently signed an agreement...

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...