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Thursday, December 13, 2018

District Combatives – Critical for Everyone

If you were violently attacked, how would you respond? This question was asked at a class I attended at District Combatives located in District...

DCOA Safe at Home Program

The District of Columbia Office (DCOA) on Aging Safe at Home Program provides safety adaptations in and around the homes of qualifying seniors and...

Hiking and Biking the Anacostia: Where to Go and How to...

The number of folks interested in hiking and biking the Anacostia keeps growing. As does the number of people asking me the best places...

DC Row Opens at the SW Wharf

Rowing has gone from being a competitive outdoor sport to one of the growing new trends in group exercise. Like cycling that came off...

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...

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...

Fly Through the Air at the Trapeze School

Want an exciting and motivational tool to incorporate into your current health routine? Maybe you are interested in going out on a limb (or...

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...

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...

Child Car Seat Inspections

With a mission to ensure children are properly secured in safety seats and belts, DC Safe Kids in partnership with Children’s Health Project of...