Women's Health

4 health tips for traveling with type 2 diabetes

Laura Want, RN, CDE, CCRC, BC-ADM, research nurse coordinator, MedStar Health Research Institute July 16, 2018

Traveling can be a nice way to unwind and explore new places. It also can present challenges–such as, maintaining your…

4 most common running injuries and how to avoid them

Josh Billings, PT, MPT, regional director, MedStar National Rehabilitation Network July 23, 2018

Research shows that running is a great way to reduce stress, stay in shape, and lose weight. But, as many…

4 Lifestyle Changes to Prevent Heart Disease

Daniel Dooley MD, Nicholas Paivanas MD March 08, 2019

Understanding ways to prevent heart disease, the leading cause of death for both men and women in the U.S., is…

How to Maintain a Healthy Weight During Pregnancy

Dr. Arthur Greenwood, Obstetrician and gynecologist, MedStar Medical Group Women’s Health January 17, 2020

Whether your pregnancy was long-awaited or sudden, you probably have a few questions about how you and baby can stay…

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

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 Ways to Treat Pelvic Organ Prolapse and Tips to Prevent It

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)…