Monday, June 17, 2019

Heidelberg Pastry Shoppe

When Wolfgang Büchler came to Washington from Heidelberg, Germany, he couldn’t speak a word of English and never imagined he would be...

Drink Up, Old Town

FIRST-EVER COCKTAIL WEEK FEATURES RESTAURANTS, BOUTIQUES, HISTORIC SITES AND MORE!  Craft cocktail lovers won’t want to miss the...

10 Things to Do with Kids in Washington, DC

Hands-on museums and kid-friendly attractions are just a few reasons to plan your next family vacation in Washington, DC. These 10 hidden...

Dare To Love Your Curls

You don’t have to be a prisoner of your own hair. Curly hair has a language all its own. It is beautiful,...

Supporting Mental Health at Home, Work, and in the Community

While May is National Mental Health Awareness month, at The Women’s Center, our focus is on mental health and well-being every day...

All You Need to Know About Lip Fillers

Lip augmentation has been on a rise year over year in the United States and around the world. A record number of...

The Secret to Easing Constipation

Did you know that nearly 20 percent of people suffer from constipation? Research shows that as women age, they make up a...

Ultherapy: Non-Surgical Lifting and Tightening

Ultherapy® is the only FDA approved device for non-surgical lifting and tightening over the face, chin, neck, and chest. This procedure is...

Celebrating 35 Years of Helping Families Thrive

Since 1984, Britepaths has helped thousands of struggling families pick themselves up after a crisis and utilize the skills and resources they received to...

Charitable Voices Work to Minimize the Trauma of Child Abuse

"We envision an Alexandria where no child experiences any type of abuse.” A bold and uplifting statement spoken by Giselle Pelaez, the executive director of...

Poetry in Del Ray

This was a note left on my poetry fence and sums up what many people have told me in person over the years. A...

Children, Divorce & Custody

When you divorce or end a relationship, many questions center on what will happen to your children. Where and with whom will the children...

Why and How to Take Your Exercise Routine Outside

I used to be a gym junkie. I would go to the gym six days a week, without fail, and spend an hour and...

Need Exercise But Can’t Find Enough Time?

Electronic Muscle Stimulation (EMS) is a new technology that can deliver all the benefits of a traditional 90-minute workout in only 20 minutes. How?...

Meet the Aesthetic Director & Advanced Injector Mariam Alimi, RN, BSN...

Mariam is an aesthetic nurse and an expert in laser technology with more than 10 years of experience in cosmetic dermatology and aesthetic medicine....

Reverse Signs of Aging Around Your Eyes

One of the first places where visible signs of aging begin to emerge is around the eyes. The common complaints for people as they...

Meet Physical Therapist Jennifer Chu

Jennifer Chu, MS, PT, WCS, is one of the country’s first Board Certified Women’s Health Specialists. She has been a physical therapist since 1997...

Pelvic Physical Therapy

Pregnancy is such a miraculous experience! However, the changes a woman’s body goes through are dramatic and can cause a number of possible dysfunctions....

Get That Spring Back in Your Step (Down There) with ThermiVa!

Gray hair, wrinkles and sagging skin. These are the common tell-tale signs that we women associate with aging. As our body ages on the...

The Microcannula Technique

As a natural part of the aging process, we lose bone and soft tissues throughout the face and body. This process, combined with the...

Varicose Veins – More Than Meets the Eye

Nobody likes the look of bulging veins or spidery marks beneath the skin – and yet one in four Americans suffer from varicose or...

Keeping the “Medicine” in Aesthetic Medicine

Husband and Wife Team Share a Love for Restoring Confidence in Their Patients The Aesthetic Medical Center is a boutique cosmetic practice opened by Dennis...

New Year, Better You

10 Tips for Being Your Best Self in 2019 1. Resolve to refresh your body, mind, and spirit. Do something just for you, no matter how...

CAR T-Cell Therapy

A Promising New Treatment In the Fight Against Leukemia What is the worst thing your doctor could say to you? “You have cancer?” I thought...

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Life’s Last Caregiver: The Women of Fairfax Memorial

The cornerstone to all female stereotypes include weakness; too delicate, too emotional; too dumb. Dealing with death, of course, is not for the weak....

Tyson’s Fitness Together 8 Week Transformation

As the sun begins setting earlier and summer comes to a close, it’s only natural that we begin to think about the upcoming holidays....

Spice Up Your Holiday Party with these Wine-based Holiday Cocktails

Using their Authentic White and Winemaker’s Passion Riesling, Blue Nun Wines has created four wine-based holiday cocktail recipes. Served by the glass or in...