Children Among Focus of Mental Health Month

For the rising number of individuals who experience a mental illness, it's no longer about the stigma.

D.C. Prenatal Clinic to Receive Grant From CareFirst

The Community of Hope neighborhood clinic in D.C.'s Ward 8 is among seven local health care organizations granted more than $3.1 million from CareFirst to improve the health of uninsured and underinsured mothers and their babies.

Dreaming, Believing in Prostate Cancer Cure

Robert Ginyard doesn't have a cure for cancer nor does he have a concrete solution for preventing the dreaded disease. However, the entrepreneur and prostate cancer survivor has been quite successful in providing a crucial tool for those who are ...

A Healthier You Starts Today

As springtime continues, many District residents have started to take advantage of the warmer weather, taking early morning jogs, riding their bicycles on designated routes and even venturing to their closest golf course or tennis court.

National Prevention Strategy: America's Plan for Better Health and Wellness

The National Prevention Strategy is a comprehensive plan that will help increase the number of Americans who are healthy at every stage of life.

Let's Get Physical: Active Lifestyle Prevents Illness, Disease

Health officials and experts are clear. Engaging in regular physical activity is tantamount in improving an individual's health.

Celebrate Women; Celebrate You

As we empower ourselves to be proactive about our health, we can encourage other women to do the same.

Focusing on ADHD in Children

if your child is too hyper and unable to focus, he or she could have a common condition called attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD.

May 11-17 is National Women's Lung Health Week

Did you know that lung cancer is the #1 cancer killer of women in the country?

Eating Your Way to Healthier Living

Eating often can prove to be one of the prevention strategies that can enhance health and wellness, at least according to some local fitness experts.

Testing Makes Us Stronger

The casts of Bravo TV’s "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" and "Fashion Queens" recently came together to film a public service announcement in support of the Act Against AIDS HIV testing campaign Testing Makes Us Stronger.

Welfare 2 Wellness: Moving Beyond TANF 2 Mindfulness Mental Living

Dr. Karen Khadijah Davis-Foulks launches her new innovative, grass roots, community Welfare 2 Wellness Family Program Moving Beyond TANF 2 Mindfulness Mental Living.

Mental and Emotional Well-Being Vital

If everyone were more open and honest about their health, pain and suffering can be prevented and those in need will receive the help to which they're entitled.

A Heart Recipient Says Thank You

I never imagined I would be living the rest of my life with another person's heart beating inside me.

Wal-Mart Increasing Access to Affordable, Healthier Food

As the world's largest food retailer, Wal-Mart believes it has the opportunity and responsibility to provide families access to affordable, nutritious, sustainably grown food. But too many families are still not taking advantage of all that is offered.