Author Archive for Jess Mahanes

D.C. HIV/AIDS Rate Still At Epidemic Levels

A new D.C. Department of Health report out this week found the number of new HIV/AIDS cases reported in the District has fallen by half, the second straight year in which there were fewer new HIV/AIDS diagnoses than the year before. But D.C. still has enough cases of the disease to qualify as an epidemic [...]

Swimming For the Record Books

It's summer (in a week). It's hot (already). Kids splash, parents wade, college kids bask in their oversized sunglasses, and local neighborhood pools are the social watering holes of any given afternoon.
Today is a little different for the District, though.
Last year, 3,971 people in 73 locations around the globe attempted to set a [...]