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…

4 ways to prepare for summer activities.

by B. Elizabeth Delasobera, MD, Medical Director, MedStar Health Urgent Care
May 24, 2019

Updated March 15, 2020 Regularly exercising can be a difficult routine to accomplish, especially during the winter when harsh conditions…

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…