Is the Keto Diet a Good Idea?

by Jessica DeCostole, RD, LDN
September 20, 2019

The ketogenic (keto) diet started to gain popularity in the 1990s, but the interest has really spiked in the last…

5 Ways to Prevent a Sports Injury

by Colonel (retired) Steven J. Svoboda, MD, Board-Certified Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Surgeon at MedStar Health at Lafayette Centre
September 13, 2019

With the fall sports season underway, athletes of all ages are gearing up for success. Unfortunately, the season can end…

8 Ways to Deal with Insomnia and Form Better Sleeping Habits

by Kate Ayoub, PT, DPT
August 07, 2019

Insomnia is habitual sleeplessness or the inability to sleep that isn’t explained by a medical condition (i.e. sleep apnea). It…

The Inside Scoop on Bariatric Surgery

by Dr. Christopher You, MD
July 26, 2019

Every day, I meet with patients who are considering bariatric surgery because the more standard and traditional ways of losing…

4 Ways to Protect Yourself From the Summer Heat

by Dr. Jasmeet Singh Bhogal, MD, MBA, Regional Medical Director, MedStar Health Urgent Care
July 19, 2019

If you spend time outside during the summer, there’s a good chance you’ve experienced a sunburn or become dehydrated. Both…

How Your Gratitude Matters and Helps to Reduce Hospital Caregiver Burnout

by Bruce A. Bartoo, CFRE, Chief Philanthropy Officer, Senior Vice President, Philanthropy
July 10, 2019

What comes to mind when you hear “philanthropy”? By definition, it is the Greek word for “love of humankind.” When…