A private, nonprofit charitable organization that provides grants to local grassroots and community-based organizations in the metropolitan Washington DC area that focus on improving health and healthcare.
Non-profit organization founded by active and retired firefighters to assist the recovery and rehabilitation of injured colleagues and burn patients. Includes list of services, details of fundraising events, and membership information.
Describes the agency's programs, such as addiction, HIV/AIDS, nutrition, medical insurance, preventive health, and environmental services. Includes a calendar of events, health alerts, news releases, reports, and information on licenses and on birth and death certificates.
Aims to reduce the dangerously high rates of infant deaths, illnesses, and low birth weight by reaching out to high-risk, low-income, substance-abusing pregnant women and their families.
Offers health facts and statistics. Includes information on topics such as health coverage, costs, managed care, minority and women's health and HIV/AIDS.
By Samuel C. Busey. 1895 account of 19th century medical history in the city by a local physician. Digitized full text (373 pages) of the original 1895 edition by Google Books.
Official health statistics and reports. Digitized full text (277 pages) of the original 1902 edition from Google Books.
Provides a home away from home for families of seriously ill children.
Information about organ donation.
Works to ease the impact of illness, loss and bereavement through direct services, education and advocacy.
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