Living Well

Sleep routines: How to help kids get enough sleep for school.

by Dahlia Halim, MD, Pediatrician at MedStar Health
October 13, 2021

Sleep is essential for your child’s growth and development. When school-aged kids are rested, they are more likely to stay…

Contact sports, brain health, and concussions: Answers to parents’ top questions.

by Nicholas Streicher, MD, MPH
October 08, 2021

Policymakers, parents, and athletes are talking about the risks of concussions more than ever before—partly because of growing public awareness…

Time for a mammogram? How high-tech imaging protects women before and after breast cancer.

by Jennifer Son, MD
October 06, 2021

Starting at age 40—or sooner, based on your personal and family health history—mammography should become a central tool in your…

Custom-made complex aortic devices give high-risk patients repair opportunity, better quality of life.

by Javairiah Fatima, MD
October 01, 2021

When it comes to the aorta—the main artery that takes blood away from the heart to the rest of the…

Life with AFib can improve: New treatments are personalized to specific symptoms.

by Christian Shults, MD, Glenn Meininger, MD, Zayd Eldadah, MD
September 29, 2021

No matter how many greens you eat or hours of sleep and exercise you get, you can’t stop the aging…

Relieve psoriasis symptoms with safer, more effective treatment options.

by Monique Chheda, MD
September 24, 2021

A former patient of mine had psoriasis symptoms that were so severe they couldn’t work or drive due to thick,…