March 22, 2023
If you recently had a computed tomography (CT) scan that revealed a dark spot, or lung nodule, in your chest, you may be concerned about what that means. A lung nodule is a small area of dense tissu...
December 09, 2022
By Kevin Scruggs, MD, Emergency Medicine Chair at MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center
When a serious unexpected illness or injury strikes, you may wonder whether you should seek treatment at the Emergency Department, visit an urgent care clinic, or schedule a visit with your primary ...
July 06, 2022
By MedStar Team
Most people know that chest pain is a sign of a heart attack and a reason to quickly dial 911. Fewer men and women know that a fast response is just as critical if you have any signs of a stroke.&nbs...
June 01, 2022
Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer among women across the globe. Nearly one in every eight women will develop breast cancer, and in 2020 alone, more than 2.3 million women were diagnosed...
May 18, 2022
When you think of famous inventors, you might think of Thomas Edison, the inventor of the lightbulb, or the telephone inventor, Alexander Graham Bell. But did you know that your doctors, nurses, and ...
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...
March 30, 2022
By MedStar TeamHere’s what you need to know about bone cancer, a rare but life-threatening type of cancer.