Healthy Living

Routine lung cancer screening saves lives

by Puja Khaitan, MD, Director, Esophageal Surgery
November 22, 2017

We’ve made great progress in recent years when it comes to lung cancer. As noted in trends data from the…

Why no one should have to live with an overactive bladder

by Andrew Sokol, MD, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgeon
November 21, 2017

You’re out to lunch with a group of friends when you feel that urge again—you have to go to the…

Don’t Get Burned Cooking up a Holiday Feast

by Laura S. Johnson, MD, Burn Surgeon
November 20, 2017

The holidays often involve lots of time in the kitchen preparing grand feasts for family and friends. With extra people…

Watch for these potential lung cancer warning signs

by Puja Khaitan, MD, Director, Esophageal Surgery
November 17, 2017

Despite recent progress in lung cancer research, the survival rate for lung cancer patients remains poor. Only about 18 percent…

What do the new blood pressure guidelines mean?

by Allen J. Taylor, MD, Chairman of Cardiology, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute
November 15, 2017

On Nov. 13, 2017, two leading health groups, the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American College of Cardiology (ACC),…

Treating bladder cancer: What patients need to know

by Lambros Stamatakis, MD, Director, Urologic Oncology
November 14, 2017

While bladder cancer doesn’t get as much press as colon or lung cancer, it’s the fourth-most common type of cancer…