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A Belated Valentine to the Nation’s Capital: Our New Heart & Vascular Hospital Opens

by the MWHC Blog Team
August 09, 2016

More than 300 donors, former patients, healthcare staff, elected officials, and guests gathered at MedStar Washington Hospital Center on June…

With Early Detection, Prostate Cancer Is Treatable

by the MWHC Blog Team
August 03, 2016

For men approaching the age of 40, as well as those who have already crossed that milestone, prostate cancer is…

Breastfeeding: Providing Infants with Optimum Care from the Start of Life

by the MWHC Blog Team
August 02, 2016

Celebrate World Breastfeeding Week! This week, the Midwives of MedStar are celebrating World Breastfeeding Week from August 1-August 7. This…

Reducing Hepatitis C in the African-American Community

by Alexander Geboy MS
July 28, 2016

World Hepatitis Day was celebrated this week, a day set aside to raise awareness about viral hepatitis, which affects 400 million people…

Celebrated Physician: Lauren M. Wiesner, MD

by the MWHC Blog Team
July 25, 2016

If a “routine” day in a hospital Emergency Department seems hectic, imagine what the day would look like if a…

Heat Exhaustion vs. Heat Stroke

by the MWHC Blog Team
July 22, 2016

When you think of summer, images of swimming, camping and barbecues with friends and family probably spring to mind. But…