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Proposed tattoo waiting period draws outcry

A proposed rule that would require customers to wait 24 hours before getting a tattoo or piercing has drawn hundreds of comments as the D.C. Health Department considers new regulations for body art.

Wednesday - 10/16/2013, 09:28pm EDT

Tags: tattoo, andrew mollenbeck

D.C. sees continued drop in infant mortality rate

The infant mortality rate in D.C. continues to fall.

Friday - 06/14/2013, 01:42pm EDT

Tags: Najma Roberts, infant mortality

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D.C. Health Department premiering condom commercial

District of Columbia health officials are premiering a commercial encouraging people to use condoms.

Monday - 06/03/2013, 05:28am EDT

Tags: condom

Rabid raccoon found in D.C. neighborhood

The D.C. Department of Health is warning residents to be on alert after a rabid raccoon was found in a Northwest neighborhood.

Friday - 05/03/2013, 10:23am EDT

Tags: cleveland park, rabies,

D.C. health dept., school system battle over pets

Two city departments are squaring off over animals in the classroom.

Monday - 09/17/2012, 08:53am EDT

Tags: D.C. Public Schools, Tommy Wells, The Washington Examiner

Study: D.C. female condom program likely saved $6M

A new study says the District of Columbia's effort to increase the use of female condoms, the lesser-known equivalent of the male condom, likely prevented 23 new HIV infections and saved taxpayers $6 million in its first year.

Monday - 03/26/2012, 01:28pm EDT

Tags: female condoms, HIV,