COVID-19

How to protect kids from COVID-19 at school.

by Naheed Ahmed, PhD, Ruth Kanthula, MD, Shreejana Pokharel, MPH, Dr. Tia Medley, MD, Pediatrician and Facility Medical Director, MedStar Pediatrics in Perry Hall
August 25, 2021

Thanks to the COVID-19 vaccine, local schools are inviting teachers and students back to the classroom for the upcoming school…

Long-term COVID: What are the symptoms and how are they treated?

by Kathryn Pellegrino, PA, Sarah Joan Heins, MedStar Health COVID Recovery Program
August 11, 2021

As the status of the COVID-19 virus in the United States continues to improve amidst widespread vaccinations and the fresh…

What the Delta variant means for vaccinated and unvaccinated Americans.

by Glenn Wortmann, MD, Medical Director of Infection Prevention at the MedStar Institute of Quality and Safety
August 02, 2021

The Delta variant is the fourth known mutation of the COVID-19 virus. Like any mutated virus or bacteria, each strain…

How to deal with re-entry anxiety and post-pandemic stress.

by Dr. Elspeth Ritchie, MD, Chair, Psychiatry
July 02, 2021

After more than a year of COVID-19 social restrictions, the U.S. pivoted from “you’re safer at home” to “get vaccinated…

Experiencing post-quarantine weight gain? Why you should consider bariatric surgery.

by Dr. Christopher You, MD
May 26, 2021

It’s been about 15 months since the term “COVID-19” became part of our vocabularies and began wreaking havoc on “normal…

¿Puedo confiar en la vacuna contra la COVID-19?

by MedStar Health
May 14, 2021

Si perteneces a la comunidad negra o latina, es posible que tengas algunas preocupaciones sobre la eficacia de la vacuna…