Cold Versus Allergies: How to Tell the Difference and What Treatments are Available

by B. Elizabeth Delasobera, MD, Medical Director, MedStar Health Urgent Care
May 17, 2019

“Achoo!” It’s that time of year for seasonal allergies and sometimes the common cold, two of the most common illnesses…

3 Tips to Prevent and Control High Cholesterol

by MedStar Health
April 26, 2019

Maintaining healthy cholesterol levels is important, as it’s a primary risk factor for heart disease, the leading cause of death…

A Beginner’s Guide to Triathlon Training

by Kate Ayoub, PT, DPT
April 19, 2019

Do you enjoy running, biking, swimming, or all three? Maybe you’re a runner looking for a challenge. Why not try…

4 Ways to Prevent Foot and Ankle Pain

by Paul Stuart Cooper, MD, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and MedStar Health at Lafayette Centre
April 12, 2019

When springtime rolls around, many people are ready to take their exercise-related New Year’s resolutions to the next level through…

4 Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Heart

by Fernando Porter, MD, MedStar Medical Group at Mitchellville
April 05, 2019

Having a healthy heart is pivotal, as heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S. This is…

6 Tips to Follow When Caring for a Loved One With Dementia

by Stephen Orion Courtin, MD, MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital
March 20, 2019

Millions of people have a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or another type of dementia. As the disease progresses, many…