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Why it’s important to get a mammogram, and what to expect when you do.

by Linda C. Wieczynski, MS, RN, Clinical Coordinator, MedStar Health Cancer Network
February 12, 2021

Nearly one in eight women in the U.S. will develop breast cancer in their lifetime, and it’s the second leading…

What you need to know about finding a living kidney donor.

by Dr. Beje Thomas, Internal Medicine and Nephrology
February 10, 2021

There are currently over 100,000 people waiting for a kidney transplant. And, unfortunately, many of those people could be waiting…

4 tips for a healthy heart in 2021.

by Dr. Harjit K. Chahal, MD
February 03, 2021

As a cardiologist, I know how important it is to eat healthy and exercise. And, up until COVID hit, I…

COVID-19 vaccine: Answers to frequently asked questions. (Part two)

by Glenn Wortmann, MD, Medical Director of Infection Prevention at the MedStar Institute of Quality and Safety
January 29, 2021

As the COVID-19 vaccine becomes available across the nation, you may have some questions about whether or not you should…

COVID-19 vaccine: Answers to frequently asked questions. (Part one)

by Glenn Wortmann, MD, Medical Director of Infection Prevention at the MedStar Institute of Quality and Safety
January 21, 2021

As a former service member in the Army, I’m no stranger to vaccines. And today, as an infectious disease specialist,…

Have chronic pain? What you need to know about your pain management options.

by Dr. James Houston, Director of Pain Management at MedStar Health
January 20, 2021

When you have chronic pain that gets in the way of everyday activities, you may benefit from pain management treatment….