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...
December 22, 2017
Multidisciplinary Approach Benefits Aging Bodies and Minds Americans are living longer and healthier lives. Even so, many older adults will eventually develop one or more of a group of related medic...
December 21, 2017
It started out as a normal day for Deborah Neal Wall. “The date was Sept. 15, 2016. I got up and took my walk, and came home and did some sewing,” she says. “Then my neighbor called and said she was ...
December 20, 2017
This Christmas will be extra-special for Barbara Lott. For the first time in several years, the 68-year-old Washington, D.C., resident will be cooking dinner and desserts for her family and frie...
December 12, 2017James was told he had advanced liver and kidney failure, but the team of MedStar Georgetown knew that an urgent liver transplantation could restore his liver function and salvage kidney function as well.
December 12, 2017Dr. Furlong discusses the risks of smoking and how lung cancer is one of the most common types of cancer. However, it is also among the most preventable.
November 27, 2017
In November 2017, martial arts expert and actor Chuck Norris filed a lawsuit in California alleging an ingredient in a contrast dye used in a specific type of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) poisoned...