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 14, 2018
Hemoglobin A1C (A1C) is a way of looking at the average blood sugar levels over the preceding two to three months in people living with diabetes. And the American College of Physicians has published a...
November 09, 2018
When most people think of a burn center, they think of heat-related injuries. While we are the only adult burn treatment center in the Washington metropolitan area, we treat far more than just burns....
November 07, 2018
Hormonal changes and the social and academic demands are constant pressures for teens. However, kids with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can be impacted by this dynamic more severely ...
November 06, 2018
High blood pressure is a major risk factor for heart disease. But many patients don’t realize that high blood pressure (hypertension) also can increase the risk of ischemic strokes. This type o...
October 30, 2018
Surgery is the gold-standard breast cancer treatment, but some techniques leave women flat-chested or with lopsided breasts. Today, many women can benefit from oncoplastic surgery, or oncoplasty, whic...
October 29, 2018
High blood pressure is a serious problem that continues to grow in our country. Among women of childbearing age, we see about 20 percent with high blood pressure, whether they know it or not. Many pre...