How to treat hemorrhoids: Everything you wanted to know but were afraid to ask.

by David E. Stein, MD, Colorectal Surgeon and Regional Chief of Surgery in the Baltimore region at MedStar Health
April 16, 2021

You may be surprised to hear that everyone has hemorrhoids. In fact, I often introduce the topic to my medical…

When should I go to the emergency department?

by Kevin Scruggs, MD, Emergency Medicine Chair at MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center
April 14, 2021

When a serious unexpected illness or injury strikes, you may wonder whether you should seek treatment at the Emergency Department,…

Do I have COVID-19 or allergies?

by Lauren Maragh, MD, Internal Medicine Physician, MedStar Medical Group
April 09, 2021

If you find yourself feeling under the weather this spring, you may be asking yourself, “Do I have COVID-19 or…

Can I trust the COVID-19 vaccine?

by MedStar Health
April 07, 2021

If you are part of the Black or Brown community, you may have some concerns about the efficacy and effectiveness…

Top 7 things that increase your risk of melanoma and other skin cancers.

by Edward McCarron, MD, Surgical Oncologist at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center
April 02, 2021

More people in the United States are diagnosed with skin cancer than any other form of cancer. Fortunately, most skin…

Should I be worried about a lung nodule?

by Lisa Bearman, MSN, AGACNP-BC, CCRN, Nurse Practitioner for Thoracic Surgery and Interventional Pulmonary, MedStar Health Cancer Network
March 31, 2021

If you recently had a computed tomography (CT) scan that revealed a dark spot, or lung nodule, in your chest,…