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 ...
April 08, 2021
By Rachael D. Sussman, MD, Urology
Incontinence. Constipation. Painful sex. Not necessarily topics you want to discuss with your friends, let alone your doctor. But if you suffer from such symptoms, it’s ok to speak up. At MedStar...
April 06, 2021
Do you know what and where your esophagus is? Situated just in front of the spinal cord, this muscular tube connects the mouth to the stomach. It provides a critical pathway to deliver food and d...
April 01, 2021
For people with diabetes mellitus, the risks are real, and there can be many complications. It’s important to understand the risks and be proactive about keeping healthy. This is especially impor...
March 30, 2021
For decades, Deirdre Roy struggled to speak. Sore throats and chronic hoarseness plagued the 51-year-old nutritional director, and she was sometimes mistaken for a male when she talked on the tel...
March 26, 2021
While the COVID-19 pandemic dominates this year’s headlines, another health crisis continues to rage as well—the opioid epidemic. Opioids are narcotic drugs made from compounds found in the opium...
March 12, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has presented us with some unique challenges, especially when it comes to caring for cancer patients with compromised immune systems. It probably won’t surprise you that the...