heart health

4 Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Heart

Fernando Porter, MD, MedStar Medical Group at Mitchellville April 05, 2019

Having a healthy heart is pivotal, as heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S. This is…

3 Tips to Prevent and Control High Cholesterol

MedStar Health April 26, 2019

Maintaining healthy cholesterol levels is important, as it’s a primary risk factor for heart disease, the leading cause of death…

4 ways to prepare for summer activities.

B. Elizabeth Delasobera, MD, Medical Director, MedStar Health Urgent Care May 24, 2019

Updated March 15, 2020 Regularly exercising can be a difficult routine to accomplish, especially during the winter when harsh conditions…

How your primary care provider can help you prevent heart disease- via your smartphone, tablet, or computer.

Dr. Briana Newkirk, MD, MedStar Medical Group at Navy Yard April 10, 2020

Every 37 seconds, someone in the United States dies from heart disease. The good news is there are things you…