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...
September 16, 2022
By MedStar Team
The manufacturer of Banana Boat sunscreen recently recalled three batches of its product after an internal review found trace levels of benzene—a chemical that can cause cancer—in the propellant that...
September 14, 2022
By Sarah Heins, Medical Student, COVID Recovery Program
Long-COVID (medically known as Post-Acute Sequelae of COVID-19 (PASC))— causes a variety of complex symptoms. Breathing discomfort, fatigue, and cognitive challenges are three of the most prevalent. I...
September 09, 2022
If you’re ready to quit smoking, there are proven ways to give up the habit—and electronic cigarettes are not one of them. In fact, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration recently issued a l...
September 07, 2022
Prostate cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer in the United States. The American Cancer Society estimates that there are 268,490 men diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2022. Although...
August 29, 2022Research Exploring Diabetes Education Via Chatbot Shows Promising Results for Managing Chronic Conditions.
By MedStar Health Research Institute
By Michelle Fischmann Magee, MD and Carine Nassar, RD, CDCES Preliminary research indicates that patients with type 2 diabetes-built confidence and lowered hemoglobin A1C levels while participa...
August 26, 2022
If you’ve caught a newscast recently, you’re probably aware that there is a small outbreak of monkeypox in the U.S.—around 12,000 cases confirmed here and approximately 32,000 globa...