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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…

Is Your Household COVID-19-Ready?

by Craig DeAtley, PA-C, Director, Institute for Public Health Emergency Readiness
May 26, 2020

Any emergency is a challenge. And without advance preparation, that challenge can quickly become overwhelming. Emergency management calls for being…

Don’t Ignore Warnings From Your Heart During COVID-19

by Hayder Hashim, MD, Interventional Cardiologist
May 19, 2020

Feeling stress or strain on your heart these days? Here’s a sobering fact: Anxiety about the novel coronavirus is causing…

How COVID-19 Can Affect the Skin

by Vesna M. Petronic-Rosic, MD, MSc, MBA, Professor and Chair, Dermatology
May 14, 2020

In this country and around the world, we are seeing a variety of abnormal skin conditions in patients infected with…

Good Hand Hygiene Can Mean Dry Skin: Here’s Help

by Vesna M. Petronic-Rosic, MD, MSc, MBA, Professor and Chair, Dermatology
May 05, 2020

Frequent handwashing has always been important. But with the emergence of COVID-19, it’s getting more attention now than ever before….