Living Well

5 tips for managing stress during pregnancy (and how video visits with your doctor can help).

by Dr. Ngozi Wexler, MD, Chair, Ob/Gyn Department, MedStar Montgomery Medical Center
May 06, 2020

Pregnancy can bring on a mix of emotions for many women. And sometimes, excitement about the baby can be overshadowed…

8 surprising reasons you may need physical therapy.

by Jared Miller, PT, DPT
May 01, 2020

When you’re recovering from an injury or surgery, it’s common to see a physical therapist who can help you regain…

How to set up an ergonomic workstation at home.

by Kate Ayoub, PT, DPT
April 29, 2020

If you are one of the many people working remotely to maintain social distance during the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s important…

10 tips to keep your family healthy while at home.

by Dr. Rachelle Barrett Toman, MD, Family Medicine
April 24, 2020

Parents and kids alike are finding themselves navigating new routines at home while businesses and schools are closed because of…

UTIs: Why antibiotics aren’t always the answer.

by Dr. Cheryl B. Iglesia, MD, Urogynecology, director of the National Center for Advanced Pelvic Surgery for MedStar Health
April 17, 2020

While treatment for urinary tract infections (UTIs) are usually effective, they’re not always necessary, as the body often can fight…

How your primary care provider can help you prevent heart disease- via your smartphone, tablet, or computer.

by Dr. Briana Newkirk, MD, MedStar Medical Group at Navy Yard
April 10, 2020

Every 37 seconds, someone in the United States dies from heart disease. The good news is there are things you…