Living Well

4 Ways to Protect Yourself From the Summer Heat

by Jasmeet Singh Bhogal, MD, MBA, Regional Medical Director, MedStar Health Urgent Care
July 19, 2019

If you spend time outside during the summer, there’s a good chance you’ve experienced a sunburn or become dehydrated. Both…

How Your Gratitude Matters and Helps to Reduce Hospital Caregiver Burnout

by Bruce A. Bartoo, CFRE, Chief Philanthropy Officer, Senior Vice President, Philanthropy
July 10, 2019

What comes to mind when you hear “philanthropy”? By definition, it is the Greek word for “love of humankind.” When…

Gratitude Matters: Saying Thanks to Caregivers

by Bruce A. Bartoo, CFRE, Chief Philanthropy Officer, Senior Vice President, Philanthropy
June 28, 2019

Gratitude matters to you and to us. At MedStar Health, we recognize the positive impact expressions of gratitude can have…

Debunking Colonoscopy: 3 Common Myths and What You Can Really Expect

by Dr. Michael H. Blume, MD, MedStar Medical Group Specialists at MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital, Jennifer L. Hamilton, MSPAS, PA-C
June 19, 2019

A colonoscopy, one of the most widely recognized screening procedures in the U.S., is used for screening, surveillance, and treatment…

Active kids, healthy life: tips for helping your kids get and stay moving.

by Emily Coates, PT, DPT, MedStar Health
June 14, 2019

Updated March 15, 2020 We all know being physically active is one of the best steps we can take for…

Bicycle Safety: 6 Ways to Ride Safer

by Kate Ayoub, PT, DPT
May 31, 2019

Whether you’re training for a triathlon, on your way to work, or just hitting the road to enjoy a bike…