What the Delta Variant Means For Vaccinated and Unvaccinated Americans

by Glenn W. Wortmann, MD, Infectious Diseases
August 02, 2021

The Delta variant is the fourth known mutation of the COVID-19 virus. Like any mutated virus or bacteria, each strain…

10 Dos and Don’ts to Treat Sunburn at Home—and When to Visit the Burn Center

by Taryn E. Travis, MD, Burn Surgery
July 21, 2021

Whether it’s the first day of summer or the end of a weekend beach getaway, nearly everyone has experienced the…

Raising the Bar: 4 Patient-Centric Goals From Our Exceptional Heart Surgery Team.

by Abeel A. Mangi, MD
July 14, 2021

MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute has built a legacy of exceptional research, education, and patient care. Now, we are raising…

Modern Sinus Surgery: Chronic Sinusitis and Nasal Polyp Relief With Less Pain, Shorter Recovery.

by Andrew Y. Lee, MD, Otolaryngology
July 09, 2021

Every year, hundreds of patients visit our otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) providers to find relief from disruptive chronic sinusitis…

How to Deal With Re-Entry Anxiety and Post-Pandemic Stress

by Elspeth Ritchie, MD, Psychiatry
July 02, 2021

After more than a year of COVID-19 social restrictions, the U.S. pivoted from “you’re safer at home” to “get vaccinated…

10 Tips for a Healthier Spine

by Oliver Tannous, MD, Spine Surgeon, MedStar Orthopaedic Institute
June 30, 2021

The human spine is a miraculous, elegantly balanced system, the foundational support of the entire body. Gently curved in an…