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Graves’ Disease: What Patients Need to Know

by Victoria Lai, MD, MS, FACS, Endocrine Surgery
October 01, 2020

What do music artist Missy Elliot and Olympic gold medalist Gail Devers have in common? Besides being successful public figures,…

Don’t Delay Medical Care

by Susan O’Mara, MD, Chair, Emergency Medicine
September 29, 2020

In early spring 2020, COVID-19 began to assert itself across the country. As it did, medical facilities nationwide experienced a…

Growing From Within: Che M. Brown, Jr.

by the MWHC Blog Team
September 25, 2020

Che Brown has had a rich and varied career within the walls of MedStar Washington Hospital Center, traversing several departments…

Cholesterol & Your Heart: Beyond the Numbers

by Allen J. Taylor, MD, Chairman of Cardiology, MedStar Heart and Vascular Institute
September 24, 2020

Some health risks can be hard to pin down, challenging to manage or impossible to control. High cholesterol is just…

Advanced Practice Providers Show Resiliency During Pandemic

by Maria Leber, PA-C, Director of Advanced Practice Providers for Surgery and Chief APP for Orthopedic Surgery
September 22, 2020

Advanced Practice Providers (APPs), particularly those who specialize in Orthopedics, found themselves in unfamiliar territory during the height of the…

Prostate Cancer: What Every Guy Needs to Know

by Ross E. Krasnow, MD, Urologic Oncologist
September 17, 2020

Prostate cancer is among the most common cancers in the United States, but also among the most survivable. Although it’s…