COVID-19: Serious Action Against a Novel Virus

by Glenn W. Wortmann, MD, Section Director of Infectious Diseases, MedStar Washington Hospital Center
March 30, 2020

Taking cues from how other countries are managing COVID-19, government and healthcare leaders have implemented dramatic and necessary steps to…

Support Your Mental Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic

by Elspeth Cameron Ritchie, MD, Chair, Psychiatry
March 26, 2020

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

Bowel Movements: What Is Your Colon Telling You?

by Brian Lim Bello, MD, Colon and Rectal Surgeon
March 24, 2020

Most people don’t like discussing issues with their bowel movements (BMs) or even thinking about them. But the condition of…

Weekend Warriors: Keep Your Feet Healthy All Year Round (Part 1 of a Series)

by Tammer Elmarsafi, DPM, Podiatric Surgeon
March 19, 2020

Whether playing indoors at the gym or outdoors on the asphalt, basketball-minded weekend warriors must be sure to take proper…

Patty’s Story: A Crucial Conversation about Colonoscopy

by Patrice Casey, Creative Services Manager, Communications and Public Affairs
March 17, 2020

Women are good at so many things, including placing others’ priorities ahead of our own. Unfortunately, this can have serious…

Pancreatic Cancer Is On the Rise. So Is Hope for Earlier Detection.

by Stanley J. Pietrak III, MD, Gastroenterologist
March 12, 2020

Over the past decade, we’ve made incredible strides in the fight against many types of cancer. But pancreatic cancer is…