Healthy Living

Does Your Loved One Have Dementia?

by Cesar A. Torres, MD, Geriatrics & Family Practice
August 11, 2020

5-minute read This disease is a topic of interest to everyone: There is no cure. And it is always fatal….

African Americans & Health: Focus On Lung Disease (Part 2 in a Series)

by Jessica S. Wang Memoli, MD, Director of Bronchoscopy & Interventional Pulmonary
August 06, 2020

African Americans are disproportionately affected by diseases that affect the respiratory system. When it comes to lung cancer, sarcoidosis, and…

Heart Valve Disease: Repair, Replacement, Restore

by Ron Waksman, MD, Director, Cardiovascular Research and Advanced Education, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute
August 04, 2020

The thin, delicate tissues of the valves in the human heart may be small—but they have a big job to…

Restoring Voice to the Voiceless

by William Z. Gao, MD, Laryngologist
July 31, 2020

When we face losing our voice, we may feel challenged not just functionally but emotionally as well. Our natural way…

Endometriosis: Know the Symptoms, Understand the Treatment

by James Kane Robinson, III, MD, FACOG
July 29, 2020

For centuries, women who experience severe menstrual pain have been told that the discomfort is just part of being a…

Colon Care: The Sooner, the Better

by Brian Lim Bello, MD, Colon and Rectal Surgeon
July 23, 2020

Even though colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of death from cancer in men and women in this country,…