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Health Information

Welcome to MedStar Health's Health Information section. From here you can find in-depth information about diseases and common health conditions, along with an array of interactive tools to help you assess your health. You can also search and register for a variety of health education seminars, screenings and special events.

We hope you will find the information provided to be useful resource for general health information. Please note that this information is intended to educate our visitors and should not be used as a substitute for consultation with a physician.

​Health Encyclopedia

Search our Health EncyclopediaThe health encyclopedia is your resource for the following information:
  • Health Information - Search detailed health information on a variety of illnesses, diseases and more.
  • Health Navigator - Where does it hurt? Use the interactive tool to find information based on the symptoms you are experiencing.
  • Health Videos - Watch videos on a variety of common health topics.
  • Health Risk Assessment - Get recommendations based on your specific health risks.
  • Your Check Ups - Know when to schedule your important exams.
  • Drug Information - Search common prescription medicines and check for potential interactions between drugs.
  • Wellness Tools - Use the health calculators to understand your overall fitness and health.

​Classes and Events

Search for Classes and EventsAt MedStar Health, education for our community is a very important part of our mission. We offer a variety of classes, seminars, screenings and special events throughout the year at our hospitals and in the community.




Find an event at a location near you
Serving Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region.