Healthy Living

10 Dos and Don’ts to Treat Sunburn at Home—and When to Visit the Burn Center

by Taryn E. Travis, MD, Burn Surgery
July 21, 2021

Whether it’s the first day of summer or the end of a weekend beach getaway, nearly everyone has experienced the…

Modern Sinus Surgery: Chronic Sinusitis and Nasal Polyp Relief With Less Pain, Shorter Recovery.

by Andrew Y. Lee, MD, Otolaryngology
July 09, 2021

Every year, hundreds of patients visit our otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) providers to find relief from disruptive chronic sinusitis…

How to Deal With Re-Entry Anxiety and Post-Pandemic Stress

by Elspeth Ritchie, MD, Psychiatry
July 02, 2021

After more than a year of COVID-19 social restrictions, the U.S. pivoted from “you’re safer at home” to “get vaccinated…

10 Tips for a Healthier Spine

by Oliver Tannous, MD, Spine Surgeon, MedStar Orthopaedic Institute
June 30, 2021

The human spine is a miraculous, elegantly balanced system, the foundational support of the entire body. Gently curved in an…

Most Hair Loss Is Treatable

by Monique Kamaria Chheda, MD
June 28, 2021

Did you know that the average adult loses around 100 hairs each day? This amount of hair loss is a…

Shortness of Breath and Persistent Cough May Be Signs of COPD

by Darling Ruiz Cerrato, MD
June 23, 2021

Approximately 16 million Americans have been diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a progressive lung condition that makes it difficult…