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September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month – A Survivor’s Story

by the MWHC Blog Team
September 15, 2016

The author and ovarian cancer survivor, Annamarie DeCarlo (second from left) with three other survivors at the 2016 National Ovarian…

Pneumonia: A Serious but Treatable Condition

by the MWHC Blog Team
September 12, 2016

With news of pneumonia thrust into the spotlight, we spoke with Dr. Matthew Schreiber, a pulmonary disease and critical care specialist at MedStar…

Breastfeeding: Providing Infants with Optimum Care from the Start of Life

by the MWHC Blog Team
August 02, 2016

Celebrate World Breastfeeding Week! This week, the Midwives of MedStar are celebrating World Breastfeeding Week from August 1-August 7. This…

Heat Exhaustion vs. Heat Stroke

by the MWHC Blog Team
July 22, 2016

When you think of summer, images of swimming, camping and barbecues with friends and family probably spring to mind. But…

Don’t “Feel the Burn” this Summer

by Jeffrey Shupp, MD, Director, Burn Center
June 29, 2016

Hear “summer” and “burns” in the same sentence and “sunburn” probably comes to mind. But that’s not the burn that…

Colon Cancer: A Preventable and Treatable Disease

by the MWHC Blog Team
March 04, 2016

Colon cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in the U.S., and it’s also a cancer that’s highly preventable…