February 01, 2023
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is the most common inherited heart condition in the world, affecting approximately 1 in 500 people. It causes parts of the heart to thicken, which can make it more d...
June 06, 2018
Many of us are so busy that we don’t think about what to make for meals until it’s crunch time. We zip through the store on our lunch break or after work, before our son’s piano lesson and our daughte...
June 04, 2018
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that about 48 million people—roughly 1 in 6 Americans—get sick each year from food borne illness, such as food poisoning, caused by un...
May 25, 2018
Making Access to the Highest Quality Care Even Easier When cancer is a concern, you want the very best care possible. At MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital and MedStar Union Memorial Hospital,...
March 06, 2018
For many years, the number of people who were dying of strokes in the United States had been decreasing steadily. But as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) noted in its September 201...
February 28, 2018
By Brendan Furlong, MD, Chief of Service, Emergency Department, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital During cold winter weather, the MedStar Georgetown University Hospital Emergency Department see...
February 21, 2018
A patient recently told me she was working to improve her fitness and had noticed unusual spikes in her heart rate during exercise. "Here, let me show you.” She brought out her phone and s...