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...
November 13, 2020
Distance learning can be hard for any student, but kids with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and attention deficit disorder (ADD) face additional challenges that can make virtual ...
November 11, 2020
By Irina Veytsman, MD, Medical hematologist and oncologist at MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Lung cancer is the deadliest form of cancer, as more people in the United States die from the disease than any other type of cancer. And, although survival rates are much higher than they were th...
November 05, 2020
When Dana Reeve—wife of disabled actor Christopher Reeve and a well-known activist for disabled persons’ rights—succumbed to lung cancer at age 44, her death raised a lot of eyebrows—and a lot of awa...
November 04, 2020
By David E. Stein, MD, Colorectal Surgeon and Regional Chief of Surgery in the Baltimore region at MedStar Health
No one wants to have to run to the bathroom as soon as they arrive at a new place, but for some people, that’s reality. Everyone who has Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) is different, and so are ...
November 03, 2020
MedStar Orthopaedic Institute has a uniquely qualified team dedicated to spine surgery. The spine specialists here are specially trained and experienced in caring for the entire spine,...
October 30, 2020
By Natasha Durant, PhD, Pain Psychologist at MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital
According to the Academy of Pain Management, chronic pain affects more Americans than diabetes, heart disease, and cancer combined. In fact, pain is the most common reason that people see a physician....