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DC Water Biosolids Management Program

It took more than 10 years, two general managers and $460 million, but before the summer is out, Washington, D.C. will be the site of the world's largest biosolids management and treatment programs.

'First, You Cry,' Pt. II: Jim Clingman, His Family, Their Faith and Their Fight

It was the perfect plan. After living in his native Cincinnati for all of their 22 years of marriage, Sylvia and Jim Clingman were preparing to move to another state and start a new life.

Area Food Bank Essential to D.C. Residents

Scores of people lined up on the windy Saturday morning near the Northwest One Library near First and L streets in northwest Washington with their market bags and trollies in hand to collect their free fresh fruits and vegetables distributed ...

Vets Seek Passage of Medical Marijuana Bill

Even as scores of D.C. residents recently celebrated the city’s liberalization of marijuana laws by publicly exchanging cannabis seeds, one group remained on the outside looking in — local and national veterans who are seeking a way to be treated ...

Author's Journey: A Brave New World

It's a day that Yvonne Broady will never forget.

Howard U. Surgeon's Cancer Battle Featured in Ken Burns Doc

From the age of seven, Lori Wilson knew that she wanted to be a surgeon. While other kids were reading Dr. Seuss books, Wilson was fascinated by an anatomy book inside of an encyclopedia in her house.

HHS Initiative Tackles Opioid Abuse

The Department of Health and Human Services announced Thursday an initiative to stop the spike of prescription opioid- and heroin-related overdoses and dependence.

CURRY: I Had a Heart Attack

Nothing was more startling than when a cardiologist looked me directly in the eyes and said matter-of-factly: "It looks like you had a heart attack."

Charity Assists Resident With Multiple Myeloma

Good Days From CDF is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping ensure that no one living with a chronic condition has to choose between getting the medication they need and affording the necessities of everyday life.

United Medical Center Unveils Mobile Health Clinics

United Medical Center recently announced that it will be launching a comprehensive Mobile Health Clinic Service to address the healthcare needs of residents in Southeast D.C. and parts of southern Prince George's County.

Officials Unveil New Suicide Prevention Tool

Professionals at the Rockville, Maryland-based Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration have developed a new tool that they hope will help prevent suicides.

DreamMakerS Providing Needed MS Assistance

More than 2.5 million individuals around the world, including 400,000 Americans, have multiple sclerosis, the unpredictable and often disabling disease of the central nervous system that disrupts the flow of information between the brain and the body.

Reclaiming Our Right to the Breath of Life

In this health supplement, we have chosen the theme "Breath of Life," because we too, understand how vital our ability to breathe, and to do so unencumbered, remains to our existence.

DC Cab Commission Offers Helping Hand

The DC Taxicab Commission has just unveiled a pilot program that will help District residents with health challenges get to their doctor's office or other places for medical treatment.

Asthma Affected by Ozone

Asthma rates among black children have risen by 50 percent from 2001 through 2009 with 1 out of every 12 people in the U.S. now suffering from the lifelong disease. But if health and environmental groups have their way, the ...