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Getting the Lead Out

Lead water pipes leach microscopic amounts of lead into water, causing health issues, especially in children, pregnant women, and pets. According to DC Water,...

Monkeypox: Pets Are Susceptible

As COVID starts to wane, we have a different challenge, monkeypox. This virus is not new, and is thankfully rarely fatal. It can cause...

District Flow Yoga on Barracks Row

Lena Manning was in a bind. Her new yoga studio District Flow Yoga at the Wharf in southwest DC had just been open a...

Brian T. Dog – 2009-2022

It has long been said that dogs take after their people, and while true, we people certainly take after our dogs. However dogs enter...

ICYMI: DC Offers Free COVID-19 Anti-Viral Paxlovid

DC residents 18 and older are now eligible to receive Paxlovid, a drug authorized for emergency use by the FDA to treat mild to...

Infectious Tracheobronchitis, Known As Kennel Cough

A common phone call: ‘My one-year-old dog has this honking cough, while she be ok?” In many respects dogs are like small children, they...

Neighbors Help Neighbors Stay Fit, Learning Lessons from the Shutdown

Jade Fitness is one of the boutique studios on Capitol Hill that survived the COVID shutdown. Its survival has been dependent on a number of...

DC Health Offers Residents Monkeypox Vaccinations

Monday DC Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) and DC Health announced a limited rollout of Monkeypox vaccinations for District residents. Vaccine appointments are free and will...

Help that Can Change Your Perspective: Happiness Coaching

Bobby McFerrin’s 1988 hit “Don’t Worry Be Happy,” with its simple melody and words, was easy to hum and remember. However, several decades later,...

The Importance of a Physical Exam

For best health we visit the dentist at least once per year. And like clockwork see your physician for a physical examination. Your pets...