Living Well

Three Ways to Treat Pelvic Organ Prolapse and Tips to Prevent It

by Andrew Ian Sokol, MD, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgeon
February 11, 2020

Pelvic organ prolapse, often just called prolapse, is a common condition in which the walls of the vagina drop (bulge)…

Why You Can Still Get the Flu—Even if You Got a Flu Shot

by Dr. Jesus Gonzalez, MD, MedStar Medical Group Internal Medicine
February 07, 2020

Getting a flu shot is the best way to protect yourself against the wrath of the flu. But many people…

Six Reasons to Get a Mammogram (and What to Expect When You Do)

by Linda C. Wieczynski, MS, RN, Clinical Coordinator, MedStar Health Cancer Network
January 31, 2020

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

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…