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 ...
March 05, 2018
The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation was established with a simple but powerful mission: to give back. The private family foundation is committed to sustaining vibrant, healthy communitie...
March 02, 2018
Matthew Pierce, MD, certainly understands that not everyone has fond memories of their high school biology dissection assignments. Yet, that’s where his path toward becoming a physician began.“I reall...
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...
February 14, 2018
The U.S. population is trending older, and as we age, our risk for heart disease increases. We’re on the verge of a serious health dilemma: While the average 65-year-old person can expect ...
February 07, 2018
It’s hard to imagine that something as serious as a heart attack could go unnoticed. But as many as 1 in 4 heart attacks are “silent,” meaning the symptoms go unnoticed or are ...