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...
January 04, 2019
Every year, thousands of runners across the U.S. complete 5K races, which is equivalent to 3.1 miles. Most people who are new to running shouldn’t just step out the door and attempt to run...
January 03, 2019
Everyone wants to keep up with news in the ever-growing healthcare industry, which is why our blog team at MedStar Washington Hospital Center provides people in the Washington, D.C., area health tips ...
January 02, 2019
Whenever we eat or drink, we’re putting the pancreas to work. The pancreas is a large gland that’s tucked behind the stomach and the intestines. It has two jobs: to produce chemicals call...
December 28, 2018
Although the holidays can serve as fun times to catch up with family and friends, many people experience increased depression during the fall and winter months. In fact, we see additional people durin...
December 26, 2018
Some people feel uncomfortable smiling for the camera because of a missing front tooth or have trouble eating because of a lost back tooth. The most common treatment for these patients is a dental im...
December 24, 2018
The holidays offer us time with friends and family, and sometimes even vacations from work. But one thing we have noticed over the years is that the holidays and winter months also correspond with in...