Have a Cough? Learn When It’s Time to Seek Medical Attention

by Jasmeet Singh Bhogal, MD, MBA, Regional Medical Director, MedStar PromptCare
March 15, 2019

Patients often ask us, “Why do I cough?” or wonder when a cough should require medical attention. Truth is, if…

4 Lifestyle Changes to Prevent Heart Disease

by Daniel Dooley MD, Nicholas Paivanas MD
March 08, 2019

Understanding ways to prevent heart disease, the leading cause of death for both men and women in the U.S., is…

7 Common STDs and When to Test for Them

by Jasmeet Singh Bhogal, MD, MBA, Regional Medical Director, MedStar PromptCare
February 13, 2019

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs), also known as sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are on the rise in the United States. According…

Lower Your Cancer Risk With These Four Power Foods

by Jessica DeCostole, RD, LDN
February 01, 2019

While there’s no one magic food that can completely protect you against cancer, research suggests that there are certain foods…

Fast Facts for Parents About Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease

by MedStar Health
January 23, 2019

Many parents are cautious to protect their children against seasonal illnesses, such as colds and the flu. However, a lesser-known…

4 Ways to Make Better Food Choices at Work

by Jessica DeCostole, RD, LDN
January 18, 2019

Some days it’s hard enough just to find the energy to make it out of bed and into work on…