Living Well

5 tips to safely celebrate the holidays during COVID-19.

by Asia Mcdonald, MD, Urgent Care Physician, Lauren Maragh, MD, Internal Medicine Physician, MedStar Medical Group
November 23, 2020

The pandemic—and 2020 in general—has been stressful and isolating for many people, and this holiday season, it’s more important than…

Preparing for medical emergencies at home.

by MedStar Health
November 20, 2020

It’s 3:00 a.m. and you suddenly hear a loud noise from just outside your door. As you investigate, you discover…

Tips to help kids with ADHD succeed with distance learning.

by Gillian Louise Adams, MD
November 13, 2020

Distance learning can be hard for any student, but kids with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and attention deficit disorder…

How to increase your chances of surviving lung cancer.

by Irina Veytsman, MD, Medical hematologist and oncologist at MedStar Washington Hospital Center
November 11, 2020

Lung cancer is the deadliest form of cancer, as more people in the United States die from the disease than…

How to manage and treat IBD.

by David E. Stein, MD, Colorectal Surgeon and Regional Chief of Surgery in the Baltimore region at MedStar Health
November 04, 2020

No one wants to have to run to the bathroom as soon as they arrive at a new place, but…

Dealing with chronic pain? Why you should consider seeing a psychologist.

by Natasha Durant, PhD, Pain Psychologist at MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital
October 30, 2020

According to the Academy of Pain Management, chronic pain affects more Americans than diabetes, heart disease, and cancer combined. In…