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…

The Inside Scoop on Bariatric Surgery

by Dr. Christopher You, MD
July 26, 2019

Every day, I meet with patients who are considering bariatric surgery because the more standard and traditional ways of losing…

4 Ways to Protect Yourself From the Summer Heat

by Jasmeet Singh Bhogal, MD, MBA, Regional Medical Director, MedStar PromptCare
July 19, 2019

If you spend time outside during the summer, there’s a good chance you’ve experienced a sunburn or become dehydrated. Both…

How Your Gratitude Matters and Helps to Reduce Hospital Caregiver Burnout

by Bruce A. Bartoo, CFRE, Chief Philanthropy Officer, Senior Vice President, Philanthropy
July 10, 2019

What comes to mind when you hear “philanthropy”? By definition, it is the Greek word for “love of humankind.” When…

Gratitude Matters: Saying Thanks to Caregivers

by Bruce A. Bartoo, CFRE, Chief Philanthropy Officer, Senior Vice President, Philanthropy
June 28, 2019

Gratitude matters to you and to us. At MedStar Health, we recognize the positive impact expressions of gratitude can have…

Debunking Colonoscopy: 3 Common Myths and What You Can Really Expect

by Dr. Michael H. Blume, MD, MedStar Medical Group Specialists at MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital, Jennifer L. Hamilton, MSPAS, PA-C
June 19, 2019

A colonoscopy, one of the most widely recognized screening procedures in the U.S., is used for screening, surveillance, and treatment…