More than a hundred young people gathered at a recreation center in northeast, D.C. Saturday afternoon.
Virginia's Fairfax County will be holding a drill over the weekend to test its mass medical response in the event of any future pandemics or bioterrorism events.
The Food and Drug Administration is forcing tobacco companies to make the most significant changes in cigarette packaging in 25 years, but not everyone thinks it'll make a difference.
Virginia's first lady, Maureen McDonnell, is trying to bring more attention to the 45-mile-long Washington and Old Dominion Trail. She visited Arlington County Wednesday to kick off that effort.
Although the reported number of cases of Lyme disease in the region has dropped in recent years, the health hazard remains, and not all cases of the disease are transmitted by ticks.
The D.C. Water and Sewer Authority has released its 2010 drinking water quality report. The results will be sent to every household in the District.
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