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Manage Your Carbon Footprint and Cut Your Home Energy Bills

Each month the District welcomes approximately 1,000 new residents. With a steady growth in population comes a steady increase in energy consumption—but what is being done to keep energy costs low and to manage the city’s carbon footprint? In the District, organizations such as the DC Sustainable Energy Utility (DC SEU) are helping local residents and businesses save energy and ... Read More »

Thoughts in August – a letter from the publisher

The shock of cancer hits every family in some way. Several years ago, my step-sister died of stomach cancer, after having battled (and beat, we thought) breast cancer a decade before. There have been many friends and co-workers over the years who have had to confront a similar devastating diagnosis. Each of their stories has rattled me in some way ... Read More »

Acupuncturist Now Offers Two Locations

Adam Miramon, L.Ac., Dipl.Ac. has opened a treatment office in downtown Washington, D.C. to better serve his patients. The new office is located at 2311 M Street NW, Suite 401 – five blocks from Foggy Bottom Metro and six blocks from Dupont Circle Metro. The space is in the established medical practice of Dr. Moody Mustafa. Miramon has office hours ... Read More »

Reiki Demystified

Reiki master and teacher of 20 years, Thavma Phillips presents an hour of information to anyone curious enough to learn about the "user friendly" healing modality, Reiki. Sessions will be offered on at 11 a.m., August 4, 11 and 18 at the District Wellness Group, 1608 20th Street, third floor, near Dupont Circle. Although it isn't necessary to understand Reiki ... Read More »

Knee High by the Fourth of July!

  “Knee high by the Fourth of July,” every time I pass a corn field, I think of that saying. Growing up in Northeast Ohio, the summer months were my favorite “food time” because we would feast on fresh corn on the cob that had been picked only hours before it was presented at our dinner table.  My mom cooked it ... Read More »

The Science of Near-Death Experiences

The International Association of Near-Death Studies (IANDS) will be holding a D.C. conference this coming Labor Day weekend. Publisher, Robin Fillmore, interviewed Dr. Diane Corcoran, RN, who currently serves as the president of the organization. Background: A near-death experience (NDE) is a profound phenomenon, typically occurring when a person is clinically dead, facing death, or under physical or emotional trauma. ... Read More »

Welcome June!

Welcome June, the start of glorious summer. I love the shift from spring to summer with joyful memories of the last days of the school year and the promise of a season free to explore and travel, be silly with my girlfriends, and read lots of books. As an adult, it continues to be a month that inspires great happiness ... Read More »