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...
April 22, 2022
When severe hip pain doesn’t respond to medication, physical therapy, or lifestyle changes, total hip replacement surgery can be an effective option for lasting relief. Based on your current activity...
April 15, 2022
By 2030, an estimated 50% of U.S. adults will be obese—a sharp increase from the approximately 33% who are obese in 2022. With obesity rates on the rise, there’s no better time to bring awareness to ...
April 06, 2022
If you have advanced arthritis of the knee or debilitating knee pain that limits your ability to move and perform daily activities, you may benefit from robotic joint replacement surgery. Like a trad...
April 01, 2022
Around two-thirds of men and women will eventually develop osteoarthritis that can be seen on an X-ray in their hands. While this common type of arthritis isn’t curable, it is treatable—and many type...
March 30, 2022
By MedStar TeamHere’s what you need to know about bone cancer, a rare but life-threatening type of cancer.
March 25, 2022
Each year, about 900,000 people in the U.S. develop a venous thromboembolism—a serious blood clot that can form in any blood vessel of your body. When a clot develops in a blood vessel in the lungs, ...