The Truth About Blood Pressure, Heart Health and Coronavirus

by Allen J. Taylor, MD, Chairman of Cardiology, MedStar Heart and Vascular Institute
June 02, 2020

When the virus that causes coronavirus (COVID-19) first appeared in the United States, the medical community warned that patients with…

Why Am I Hoarse?

by William Z. Gao, MD, Laryngologist
May 28, 2020

Like the Beach Boys, your vocal cords appreciate good vibrations. But illness or vocal trauma can affect the vibrations in…

Is Your Household COVID-19-Ready?

by Craig DeAtley, PA-C, Director, Institute for Public Health Emergency Readiness
May 26, 2020

Any emergency is a challenge. And without advance preparation, that challenge can quickly become overwhelming. Emergency management calls for being…

Keep Your Skin in the Game, Part 1: Identifying Skin Cancer

by Min Deng, MD, Director of Mohs Micrographic Surgery
May 21, 2020

Did you know that skin cancer is the most common type of cancer? And, even more concerning, it often goes…

Don’t Ignore Warnings From Your Heart During COVID-19

by Hayder Hashim, MD, Interventional Cardiologist
May 19, 2020

Feeling stress or strain on your heart these days? Here’s a sobering fact: Anxiety about the novel coronavirus is causing…

How COVID-19 Can Affect the Skin

by Vesna M. Petronic-Rosic, MD, MSc, MBA, Professor and Chair, Dermatology
May 14, 2020

In this country and around the world, we are seeing a variety of abnormal skin conditions in patients infected with…