COVID-19

Managing cancer care during the COVID-19 pandemic.

by Christopher M. Gallagher, MD, Oncologist, Medical Director of Cancer Services, Washington Cancer Institute
May 08, 2020

Managing cancer is a constant battle. As with all serious illnesses, cancer patients have critical needs that can’t wait. And…

10 tips to keep your family healthy while at home.

by Dr. Rachelle Barrett Toman, MD, Family Medicine
April 24, 2020

Parents and kids alike are finding themselves navigating new routines at home while businesses and schools are closed because of…

Support your mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic.

by Dr. Elspeth Ritchie, MD, Chair, Psychiatry
April 06, 2020

When an unfamiliar disease strikes, it can cause tremendous fear and anxiety. We’ve seen it before—during the 1918 Spanish flu…

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…