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Thursday, January 17, 2019

Floating

I must have lost consciousness because I awoke feeling as if I was lying on solid ground when in fact I was floating naked...

Competitive Swimming After 50

A year ago Mary Kaniewski not only couldn’t swim but she also couldn’t bear to put her face in the water. Now after one...

The Lowdown on Fermented Soda

When I was at a friend’s dinner party last month, instead of bringing a bottle of wine or a six-pack to share with guests,...

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...

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...

District Veterinary Hospital Now Open at Eastern Market

Founder and Medical Director of District Veterinary Hospital Dr. Daniel Teich says the real face of the company is his eight-year-old golden retriever, Brian...

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...

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...

Bad Axe Throwing

Looking for a fun outing to engaging in during the colder months? Whether you want to enjoy a night out with your friends, host...

Foot Care

What does your dog or cat step on every day? Humans have podiatrists and take care of their feet, and so we must also...