coronavirus

8 tips for staying active during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Wiemi Abell Douoguih, MD, Sports Medicine Medical Director, MedStar Health, Richard Y. Hinton, MD, Sports Medicine Medical Director, MedStar Health March 17, 2020

In an effort to prevent the spread of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), many spectator and participation sports have been…

How COVID-19 compares to the flu.

Glenn Wortmann, MD, Medical Director of Infection Prevention at the MedStar Institute of Quality and Safety March 26, 2020

Just as flu season comes to an end in the United States, the Novel Coronavirus Disease of 2019 (COVID-19) shows…

Why active kids are healthier kids…especially while stuck at home.

Emily Coates, PT, DPT, MedStar Health March 30, 2020

One of the best ways we can maintain good health is by being physically active on a regular basis. In…

Support your mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Dr. Elspeth Ritchie, MD, Chair, Psychiatry April 06, 2020

When an unfamiliar disease strikes, it can cause tremendous fear and anxiety. We’ve seen it before—during the 1918 Spanish flu…

Managing cancer care during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Christopher M. Gallagher, MD, Oncologist, Medical Director of Cancer Services, Washington Cancer Institute May 08, 2020

Managing cancer is a constant battle. As with all serious illnesses, cancer patients have critical needs that can’t wait. And…