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Heart Disease in COVID-19 Survivors

by Robert A. Lager, MD, Interventional Cardiology
December 02, 2020

Although COVID-19 is largely a respiratory illness, it does not limit itself to the respiratory system. This new virus can…

COVID-19 and Flu Season

by Glenn W. Wortmann, Section Director, Infectious Diseases
October 13, 2020

Influenza (or what we commonly call flu) is one of several viruses which can infect the respiratory tract and cause…

Join Us as We Race to Beat Cancer!

by Harvey Green, VP & Chief Philanthropy Officer
September 03, 2020

Forty years ago, Terry Fox ran his historic Marathon of Hope, covering over 3,000 miles across Canada. For 143 days…

How to Vacation Safely This Summer

by Glenn W. Wortmann, Section Director, Infectious Diseases
July 15, 2020

Traveling by plane, train, or automobile isn’t what it used to be. With so many of us wanting to enjoy…

My Experience Working in the Emergency Room During COVID-19

by Carolyn A. Phillips, MD, Emergency Medicine
June 25, 2020

The story of COVID-19 in the emergency department is a study in teamwork, tenacity and resourcefulness. We knew very little…

The Truth About Blood Pressure, Heart Health and Coronavirus

by Allen J. Taylor, MD, Chairman of Cardiology, MedStar Heart and Vascular Institute
June 02, 2020

When the virus that causes coronavirus (COVID-19) first appeared in the United States, the medical community warned that patients with…