Healthy Living

ED May Signal Heart and Vascular Problems

by Steven Abramowitz, MD, Vascular Surgeon, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute
June 19, 2020

It’s a sensitive subject. For some, uncomfortable. Most guys don’t want to talk about it. But most men will experience…

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…

Hope, Healing and a New Life: Kevin’s Story

by the MWHC Blog Team
June 08, 2020

A challenging diagnosis and complicated treatment plan gave Kevin Grant a second chance, and he took it. Diagnosed at another…

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…