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 02, 2017
Orthopaedic and Geriatric Teams Focus on Caring for Fragile Bones George Hennawi, MD Fractures are common among the elderly and as the population ages, the incidence of breaking bones incre...
July 31, 2017
Does this sound familiar? You go to the doctor. They diagnose you and tell you what the treatment will be. The end. This one-sided approach to decision-making involves the doctor dictating care withou...
July 24, 2017
Job duties can pose various dangers to workers’ health: handling chemicals, operating heavy machinery, even sitting for hours on end in an office every day. But the schedule you work also can put you ...
July 20, 2017
It’s the rare physician who elects to endure the rigors of residency a second time. Yet for Helena Pasieka, MD, something about dermatology got under her skin, figuratively speaking. Meet the Physic...
July 17, 2017
A little leg pain or soreness with exercise usually is normal. But severe pain, especially pain that appears when you’re only walking a short distance, may be a sign of a condition called peripheral a...
July 13, 2017
By Jeffrey Dubin, MD, Chief Medical Officer
We’re no strangers to hot summer days in the District of Columbia. But when the thermometer inches toward and above 100 degrees Fahrenheit, we could all use a reminder about the dangers of heat illnes...