Healthy Living

Women Should Not Ignore Heart Attack Symptoms

by Hayder Hashim, MD, Interventional Cardiologist, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute
June 13, 2019

There are a number of symptoms that might be warning signs of a heart attack—from radiating chest pain to something…

Adrenal Gland Tumors: Our Team Approach to Successful Treatment

by Erin A. Felger, MD, Endocrine Surgeon
June 11, 2019

The adrenal glands, located right above the kidneys, produce hormones that are critical to your health and well-being. Everyone is…

How Workout Supplements May Harm the Heart and Why Natural Nutrition Is Best

by Nicholas Paivanas, MD, Cardiologist, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute
June 06, 2019

We often see patients who aren’t the type of people you’d expect to see in a cardiologist’s office. They’re not…

Dementia: Who Is Most at Risk and How to Manage It

by Cesar Alberto Torres, MD, Geriatric and House Call Doctor
June 04, 2019

Have you noticed times when your loved one forgets about their typical television program or suddenly does not remember to…

Should It Stay or Should It Go? How to Determine if Food Is Safe to Eat

by Andrea Goergen, RD, Bariatric Program Dietitian
May 30, 2019

You’re sorting through the fridge and decide you want a glass of milk. However, its expiration date has passed, and…

After Unsuccessful Bariatric Surgery, Revisional Surgery Can Help

by Timothy R. Shope, MD, Chief, Advanced Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgery
May 28, 2019

Having bariatric surgery can be the beginning of a longer, healthier, and happier life for people with obesity, particularly those…