Living Well

How to Maintain a Healthy Weight During Pregnancy

by Dr. Arthur Greenwood, Obstetrician and gynecologist, MedStar Medical Group Women’s Health
January 17, 2020

Whether your pregnancy was long-awaited or sudden, you probably have a few questions about how you and baby can stay…

3 Key Ways to Manage Your Diabetes

by Shayna Frost, RD, LDN, MedStar Diabetes Institute
January 10, 2020

Diabetes is an epidemic in the United States. In fact, 30.3 million Americans have diabetes—an amount that has doubled since…

Year in Review: Our Top 5 Health Tips of 2019

by MedStar Health
December 30, 2019

Along with the holiday festivities, December brings an opportunity to reflect on the past year, and it’s been a busy…

Flu Season: Who Needs a Flu Shot, and How Does It Work?

by Jasmeet Singh Bhogal, MD, MBA, Regional Medical Director, MedStar Health Urgent Care
November 22, 2019

Cold weather is upon us—and, unfortunately, so is flu season. The flu, which is most common in the fall and…

Seizures: Why They Occur and What to Do About Them

by Yongxing Zhou, MD, Board-Certified Neurologist, MedStar St. Mary's Hospital
November 15, 2019

Seizures, or changes in the brain’s electrical activity, are more common than most people realize—in fact, about one in 100…

5 Common Neurological Disorders and How to Identify Them

by Yongxing Zhou, MD, Board-Certified Neurologist, MedStar St. Mary's Hospital
October 17, 2019

Neurological disorders—or diseases of the brain, spine, and the nerves that connect them—affect millions of people each year. What’s more,…