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DC Fitness Challenge Tackles City's Obesity Epidemic

DC Fitness Challenge Tackles City's Obesity Epidemic

This story comes to us from Chickaro Martin:

Aimed at battling DC’s alarming obesity rate, one of the highest in the country, on Saturday May 14, 2011 Project Fitness Community and WIAS (Wellness In American Schools) will host the second annual DC Fitness Challenge. The event will take place at McKinley Technology High School, located at 151 T Street, Northeast, D.C., from 10 a.m.—2 p.m.

DC Bartender wins National Model Search

DC Bartender wins National Model Search


Redskins baby Zoie's first trip to the dentist

A dental visit at an early age is a “well baby checkup” for the teeth. 

Redskins linebacker, Lorenzo Alexander, brought in his daughter Zoie to show parents how to care for their children’s teeth.  Teaching children good dental habits at a young age reduces the fear of going to the dentist and creates a lifetime of healthy smiles.

Tigerlily’s Nov. 17 Congressional Reception To Boost Needed Breast Cancer Awareness In Young Women

Tigerlily’s Young Women’s Breast Health Initiative & Congressional Reception On November 17th To Boost Needed Awareness of Young Women and Breast Cancer

Ovarian Cancer National Alliance Honors Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro at Tea of Hope

This story was sent to us by Georgi Morales of the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance:

On Wednesday, September 29, the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance honored Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) with the first ever Hope Award for her tireless efforts to promote the awareness of and funding for ovarian cancer. The event was followed by a Congressional Briefing on Capitol Hill with panelists Miss USA 2010, Rima Fakih; Dr. George Coukos of the University of Pennsylvania; and ovarian cancer survivor, Jennifer McGihon.