How to increase your chances of surviving lung cancer.

by Irina Veytsman, MD, Medical hematologist and oncologist at MedStar Washington Hospital Center
November 11, 2020

Lung cancer is the deadliest form of cancer, as more people in the United States die from the disease than…

How to manage and treat IBD.

by David E. Stein, MD, Colorectal Surgeon and Regional Chief of Surgery in the Baltimore region at MedStar Health
November 04, 2020

No one wants to have to run to the bathroom as soon as they arrive at a new place, but…

Dealing with chronic pain? Why you should consider seeing a psychologist.

by Natasha Durant, PhD, Pain Psychologist at MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital
October 30, 2020

According to the Academy of Pain Management, chronic pain affects more Americans than diabetes, heart disease, and cancer combined. In…

Treating hemorrhoids: Everything you wanted to know but were afraid to ask.

by David E. Stein, MD, Colorectal Surgeon and Regional Chief of Surgery in the Baltimore region at MedStar Health
October 23, 2020

You may be surprised to hear that everyone has hemorrhoids. In fact, I often introduce the topic to my medical…

Why you shouldn’t delay a lung cancer screening.

by Clara Yoder, BSN, RN, CCRN
October 21, 2020

Some people may delay a lung cancer screening or other routine screenings out of fear of diagnosis. But the truth…

Why it’s critical to get a flu shot during the pandemic.

by Dr. Howard Bassel, Urgent Care and Family Medicine Physician, MedStar Health, Dr. Richard Kennedy, Internal Medicine Physician, MedStar Health
October 14, 2020

While COVID-19 and the flu have similar symptoms, there is one distinct difference—we have an effective vaccine to lower your…