Living Well

Support your mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic.

by Dr. Elspeth Ritchie, MD, Chair, Psychiatry
April 06, 2020

When an unfamiliar disease strikes, it can cause tremendous fear and anxiety. We’ve seen it before—during the 1918 Spanish flu…

Why active kids are healthier kids…especially while stuck at home.

by Emily Coates, PT, DPT, MedStar Health
March 30, 2020

One of the best ways we can maintain good health is by being physically active on a regular basis. In…

How COVID-19 compares to the flu.

by Glenn Wortmann, MD, Medical Director of Infection Prevention at the MedStar Institute of Quality and Safety
March 26, 2020

Just as flu season comes to an end in the United States, the Novel Coronavirus Disease of 2019 (COVID-19) shows…

8 tips for staying active during the COVID-19 pandemic.

by Wiemi Abell Douoguih, MD, Sports Medicine Medical Director, MedStar Health, Richard Y. Hinton, MD, Sports Medicine Medical Director, MedStar Health
March 17, 2020

In an effort to prevent the spread of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), many spectator and participation sports have been…

How lung cancer screening can save your life.

by Clara Yoder, BSN, RN, CCRN
March 06, 2020

Lung cancer is the deadliest form of cancer, killing more men and women than breast, colon, and prostate cancers combined….

Five ways to make colonoscopy prep easier.

by Michael Sickler, Program Manager, Colon Cancer Screening Program
February 26, 2020

Updated March 15, 2020 A colonoscopy probably isn’t how you want to celebrate your 45th birthday, but it’s the best…