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Welcome to the New Lung and Esophageal Center

by John F. Lazar, MD, Director of Thoracic Robotics
June 17, 2020

Editor’s Note: The photo above was taken prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. MedStar Washington Hospital Center’s newly opened Lung and…

Beating the Bloat: What’s the Word on Irritable Bowel Syndrome?

by Nidhi Malhotra, MD, Gastroenterologist
June 12, 2020

Every day, millions of Americans experience the debilitating symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). If you have recurrent abdominal pain…

Atrial Fibrillation: Getting the Rhythm Right

by Zayd A. Eldadah, MD, PhD, Director of Cardiac Electrophysiology, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute
June 10, 2020

A steady, rhythmic heartbeat in you or someone you love may be the most reassuring sound on earth. Yet some…

Nobody Should Have to Live With Bladder Leakage

by Rachael D. Sussman, MD, Urologist
June 04, 2020

If you think bladder leaks are just a normal part of aging, think again. Although advertisements for absorbent pads and…

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…