February 01, 2023
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is the most common inherited heart condition in the world, affecting approximately 1 in 500 people. It causes parts of the heart to thicken, which can make it more d...
September 29, 2017
By MedStar Health Research Institute
Open Enrollment for 2018 benefits starts next month. From October 31 to November 16, 2017, you will have the option to review your current benefit selections and determine which coverage best meets yo...
August 30, 2017
As more people survive and live longer with heart disease, adult children are increasingly becoming involved in their parent’s health care. They support their parents in making diet and lifestyle chan...
August 17, 2017
One of the best ways to stay healthy is to stay hydrated. In fact, it’s vital during the summer months when our bodies need more fluids to counteract the warmer temperatures and higher humidity. “In...
August 17, 2017
You sprained an ankle. Or suffered a cut that needs stitches. Or have a nasty rash. In the past, these conditions might have sent you to the Emergency department (ED). Today, there is another option—...
August 09, 2017
Clinics Offer Treatment Options Not Widely Available At MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital, one of our main goals is to help you take charge of your health so you can get the most out of life. That...
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...