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DC Health Link Offers Aid With Tax Penalty

DC Health Link has created a Special Enrollment Period (SEP) for residents who learn about the individual responsibility requirement for the first time when...

District Combatives

Last summer a young man was walking down my little one-way street in the dark on his way home from work. He was looking...

Keep It Moving: Exercising Over 65

The American College of Sports Medicine has ranked DC one of the fittest cities in the nation. It led the nation from 214-216 when...

How to Pick the Perfect Fitness Studio

Cycling, toning, yoga, stretch, core fitness, Pilates, strength training, self-defense, boxing, boot camp and personal training are just a few of the offerings at...

The Case for Detoxification

My guided detox program this fall wasn’t as hard as I thought it would be. Ten days of eating organic vegetables, fruits, healthy gluten-free...

The Connection between Emotion and Pain

Last month I was plagued for days with a nagging back ache. I could feel it in my lower right side of the lumbar...

Being Thankful

It’s November, when the skies get darker and cold starts to set in. It’s also a month where we celebrate Thanksgiving, recalling that in...

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,...