Living Well

What you need to know about atrial fibrillation, or AFib.

by Sunjeet Sidhu, MD, Cardiac Electrophysiologist
February 24, 2021

Atrial fibrillation, or AFib, is the most common type of arrhythmia, affecting more than 5 million people in the U.S….

Why it’s important to get a mammogram, and what to expect when you do.

by Linda C. Wieczynski, MS, RN, Clinical Coordinator, MedStar Health Cancer Network
February 12, 2021

Nearly one in eight women in the U.S. will develop breast cancer in their lifetime, and it’s the second leading…

What you need to know about finding a living kidney donor.

by Dr. Beje Thomas, Internal Medicine and Nephrology
February 10, 2021

There are currently over 100,000 people waiting for a kidney transplant. And, unfortunately, many of those people could be waiting…

4 tips for a healthy heart in 2021.

by Dr. Harjit K. Chahal, MD
February 03, 2021

As a cardiologist, I know how important it is to eat healthy and exercise. And, up until COVID hit, I…

Have chronic pain? What you need to know about your pain management options.

by Dr. James Houston, Director of Pain Management at MedStar Health
January 20, 2021

When you have chronic pain that gets in the way of everyday activities, you may benefit from pain management treatment….

Ways you can prevent falls in your home.

by Jennifer Grant, PT, MedStar Health Home Care
January 06, 2021

Every 11 seconds, an older adult is treated in the emergency room for a fall, and according to the Centers…