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Cool Pet Facts

Hello, readers! Just a quick line to introduce myself, a new member of the District Veterinary Hospital team, Capitol Hill neighborhood and the Hill...

Tips for Staying the Course during the Holidays

Call me a humbug, a Grinch or a scrooge. I strongly dislike this time of year. People who are normally pleasant and high-functioning become...

2021 Health and Fitness Trends

New Years is the time many of us make resolutions to change something we don’t like about ourselves or our lives. We’re eating too...

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...

DC Vaccine Info

Currently eligible to register for the COVID-19 vaccine, as of Monday, Feb. 1: Childcare workers (*new as of Jan. 29; will be contacted with...

Special Olympics DC Polar Plunge at Nat’s Park

On Feb. 10, noon to 4 p.m., Special Olympics will host its annual Polar Plunge at Nationals Park. Jump into above-ground swimming pools. Enjoy...

Free Lifeguard Training

The DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) offers free lifeguard training certification courses for Summer 2018. Courses run through June 2018. DPR has...

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...

The Case for Practicing Mindfulness

By Have you ever left your house and gotten half-way to your destination and wondered, ‘Did I lock my door?’ only to return home...

The Wonder of Winter Walks Along Our River

January is a great time to get out and walk along the Anacostia. We need the exercise after the holiday indulgences. The weather is...
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