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Sunday, August 19, 2018

Cupid’s Sting – Stamping out Violence against Women

When Criminologist Laurie Samuel, Ph.D., worked for the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) in Washington, DC she became alarmed at what she was witnessing. “I...

Pocket Pets 101

Everyone knows that I live with Brian T. Dog, an adorable golden retriever with a bevy of themed bandanas. There are many of us...

Cranial Cruciate Ligament Damage

Dogs are prone to many orthopedic injuries, but none is as common as rupture of the cranial cruciate ligament (CCL). The knee is a...

Medical Marijuana Reciprocity Starts

On April 16, the Department of Health (DOH) implemented changes in the District’s reciprocity laws that authorize certified patients from the following states to...

Scar Tissue Release Treatment

Four and a half years ago Hanaa Rifaey delivered her first child by Cesarean section. The tightness and discomfort from the surgical scar bothered...

How Vets and Physicians Are Similar

Similarities Between My Doctor and a Veterinarian I had some medical issues recently which involved a visit to my primary-care doctor, a radiologist, an oncologist...

Preventing Falls

This past fall a friend of mine was doing what she does every day – walking to her sink. This time, however, her sandal...

Learn Yoga From The Stars

Yoga is a wonderful form of exercise that dramatically improves posture, increases mobility and helps detoxify the body. What makes The Yoga Factory different...

Senior Health Fair

The Southwest Waterfront AARP Chapter and the District of Columbia Office on Aging will sponsor the Chapter's Sixth Annual Community Health, Wellness and Resource...

Hypothermia Shelter Hotline

When the temperature falls below 32 degrees between Nov. 1 and March 31, all residents who are experiencing homelessness must be housed. Reach the...