How COVID-19 compares to the flu.

by Glenn Wortmann, MD, Medical Director of Infection Prevention at the MedStar Institute of Quality and Safety
March 26, 2020

Just as flu season comes to an end in the United States, the Novel Coronavirus Disease of 2019 (COVID-19) shows…

8 tips for staying active during the COVID-19 pandemic.

by Wiemi Abell Douoguih, MD, Sports Medicine Medical Director, MedStar Health, Richard Y. Hinton, MD, Sports Medicine Medical Director, MedStar Health
March 17, 2020

In an effort to prevent the spread of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), many spectator and participation sports have been…

How lung cancer screening can save your life.

by Clara Yoder, BSN, RN, CCRN
March 06, 2020

Lung cancer is the deadliest form of cancer, killing more men and women than breast, colon, and prostate cancers combined….

Five ways to make colonoscopy prep easier.

by Michael Sickler, Program Manager, Colon Cancer Screening Program
February 26, 2020

Updated March 15, 2020 A colonoscopy probably isn’t how you want to celebrate your 45th birthday, but it’s the best…

How to Use Social Media to Find a Living Donor

by Dr. Beje Thomas, Internal Medicine and Nephrology
February 21, 2020

When Malkia White found out her kidney was functioning at 12 percent, she knew finding a living donor would increase…

Three Ways to Treat Pelvic Organ Prolapse and Tips to Prevent It

by Andrew Ian Sokol, MD, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgeon
February 11, 2020

Pelvic organ prolapse, often just called prolapse, is a common condition in which the walls of the vagina drop (bulge)…