Healthy Living

High Blood Pressure in Young Adults: What Causes It, and How Do We Treat It?

by Nicholas Paivanas, MD, Cardiologist
February 17, 2020

High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is a fairly common reason we see older adults. In addition to genetics,…

Matters of the Heart: 4 Ways Women’s Heart Health Differs From Men’s

by M. Barbara Srichai-Parsia, MD, Cardiologist, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute
February 13, 2020

When it comes to heart disease, men and women are not equal. Most of what we know about heart disease,…

The Beat Goes On: Exciting Heart Health Advances to Anticipate in the 2020s

by Allen J. Taylor, MD, Chairman of Cardiology, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute
February 11, 2020

Cardiovascular medicine has been changing at an incredible pace over the past 25 years. But the 2020s may prove to…

Avoid Burns While Cooking a Holiday Feast

by Laura S. Johnson, MD, Burn Surgeon
November 25, 2019

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

New Study to Give Doctors Greater Insight into Treating Traumatic Brain Injury

by Jason Chang, MD, Medical Director, Neuro Intensive Care Unit
October 02, 2019

As a physician, one of the most rewarding experiences for me is to see our trauma patients recover from their…

Adult Acne is Frustrating but Treatable

by Sanna Ronkainen, MD, Dermatologist
September 17, 2019

Acne is common in teenagers, but it can also linger and become a more persistent problem for women in their…