February 22, 2023
Approximately 480,000 people die from smoking-related diseases every year in the United States. The good news is that it’s never too late to quit, even if you’ve been smoking for a long ti...
August 04, 2021
By Andrew Radu, MD, MBE, Psychiatrist at MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Did you know that most Olympic hopefuls begin intense training in their sport before their tenth birthday? After years of unrelenting pressure and stress related to athletic performance, it shoul...
July 23, 2021
Women today face many contradictions about how to handle their personal health, especially when it comes to common—but not normal—pelvic floor disorders such as pelvic organ prolapse and urinary ...
July 09, 2021
By Andrew Y. Lee, MD, Otolaryngology
Every year, hundreds of patients visit our otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) providers to find relief from disruptive chronic sinusitis symptoms, such as: Facial pain and pressure Postn...
July 02, 2021
By Elspeth Cameron Ritchie, MD
After more than a year of COVID-19 social restrictions, the U.S. pivoted from “you’re safer at home” to “get vaccinated and get back in action!” within a matter of weeks. For some, the change was...
June 30, 2021
The human spine is a miraculous, elegantly balanced system, the foundational support of the entire body. Gently curved in an S-shape, the spine balances the neck, chest, lower back, and pelvis to...
June 28, 2021
Did you know that the average adult loses around 100 hairs each day? This amount of hair loss is a perfectly normal part of the hair growth cycle, in which follicles continually shed old hairs an...