5 Common Neurological Disorders and How to Identify Them

by Yongxing Zhou, MD, Board-Certified Neurologist, MedStar St. Mary's Hospital
October 17, 2019

Neurological disorders—or diseases of the brain, spine, and the nerves that connect them—affect millions of people each year. What’s more,…

6 Times to Use a MedStar eVisit and When Urgent Care Might Be Better

by Megan E. Walling, MSPAS, PA-C
September 27, 2019

Now that MedStar eVisit is available, there are more ways than ever before to see a medical provider. However, many…

Is the Keto Diet a Good Idea?

by Jessica DeCostole, RD, LDN
September 20, 2019

The ketogenic (keto) diet started to gain popularity in the 1990s, but the interest has really spiked in the last…

5 Ways to Prevent a Sports Injury

by Colonel (retired) Steven J. Svoboda, MD, Board-Certified Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Surgeon at MedStar Health at Lafayette Centre
September 13, 2019

With the fall sports season underway, athletes of all ages are gearing up for success. Unfortunately, the season can end…

Playing Sports? 3 Tips to Prepare You for the Season

by Dan Black, CSCS, Exercise Physiologist & Supervisor, MedStar Health at Lafayette Centre
August 29, 2019

Playing sports is a lot of fun. It helps you get in shape, spend time with friends, and learn how…

8 Ways to Deal with Insomnia and Form Better Sleeping Habits

by Kate Ayoub, PT, DPT
August 07, 2019

Insomnia is habitual sleeplessness or the inability to sleep that isn’t explained by a medical condition (i.e. sleep apnea). It…