Wellness

Everything You Need to Know About Migraines

Jessica Ailani, MD September 12, 2018

Migraines are quite common, affecting 18 percent of women and 6 percent of men in the United States, according to…

How to Spot Depression and Anxiety in Teens

Gillian Louise Adams, MD October 10, 2018

Teens today seem to experience depression and anxiety more than ever before. While social pressure to make friends and get…

Important Tips for Safely Using Opioids and Other Pain Medicines

Bonnie Levin, PharmD, MBA, FASHP October 17, 2018

Conventional pain medications may not take away all of your pain. If you’ve suffered a severe injury or had a…

Cold or Flu: What’s the Difference?

Jasmeet Singh Bhogal, MD, MBA, Regional Medical Director, MedStar PromptCare October 26, 2018

As the weather gets colder, the odds of picking up a respiratory illness like a cold or the flu increase….

Halloween Tricks: Healthy Alternatives and Portion Control Tips

Jessica DeCostole, RD, LDN October 31, 2018

Trick-or-treating is one of the most fun times of the year for kids and parents alike. However, one caveat to…

Where Should Blood Sugar Control Really Be for Type 2 Diabetes?

Michelle Magee, MD, Director of the MedStar Diabetes Institute November 14, 2018

Hemoglobin A1C (A1C) is a way of looking at the average blood sugar levels over the preceding two to three…