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…

How to Use Social Media to Find a Living Donor

by Dr. Beje Thomas, Internal Medicine and Nephrology
February 21, 2020

When Malkia White found out her kidney was functioning at 12 percent, she knew finding a living donor would increase…

Three Ways to Treat Pelvic Organ Prolapse and Tips to Prevent It

by Andrew Ian Sokol, MD, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgeon
February 11, 2020

Pelvic organ prolapse, often just called prolapse, is a common condition in which the walls of the vagina drop (bulge)…

Why You Can Still Get the Flu—Even if You Got a Flu Shot

by Dr. Jesus Gonzalez, MD, MedStar Medical Group Internal Medicine
February 07, 2020

Getting a flu shot is the best way to protect yourself against the wrath of the flu. But many people…

Six Reasons to Get a Mammogram (and What to Expect When You Do)

by Linda C. Wieczynski, MS, RN, Clinical Coordinator, MedStar Health Cancer Network
January 31, 2020

Nearly one in eight women in the U.S. will develop breast cancer in their lifetime, and it’s the second leading…

Three Common Sports Injuries—and Tips to Avoid Them

by Christopher Alan Looze, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon
January 24, 2020

It’s summer time—meaning a number of sports’ seasons, such as baseball and soccer, are in full swing. And for those…