March 15, 2023
More than 200,000 men in the United States are diagnosed with prostate cancer every year, according to the American Cancer Society. Fortunately, this cancer is often very treatable in cancer centers ...
August 20, 2020
If you’re a woman over 50, you’re probably familiar with the signs of menopause and perimenopause. You know that menopause is a natural part of aging—but do you know what’s normal and what ...
August 19, 2020
By Alison M. Wogatske, CRNP, MedStar Montgomery Medical Center
Public health experts and doctors agree that wearing a face mask is one way we can minimize the spread of COVID-19. Here’s what you need to know about the dos and don’ts of wearing a face mask or clot...
August 13, 2020
By Wiemi Douoguih, MD, Director of Sports Medicine
COVID-19 may have recently put a damper on some team sports, but weekend warriors—athletes who practice a sport on weekends or otherwise infrequently—are making their way back out to golf...
August 06, 2020
By Jessica S. Wang Memoli, MD, Pulmonology
African Americans are disproportionately affected by diseases that affect the respiratory system. When it comes to lung cancer, sarcoidosis, and asthma, statistics are quite revealing. African Americ...
August 04, 2020
The thin, delicate tissues of the valves in the human heart may be small—but they have a big job to do. They keep the blood flowing forward in your body. If they malfunction, they need to be re...
July 31, 2020
By MedStar Team
When we face losing our voice, we may feel challenged not just functionally but emotionally as well. Our natural way of communicating—something most of us take for granted—is interrupted,...