Restoring Voice Is a Game Changer

by The MWHC Blog Team
March 30, 2021

For decades, Deirdre Roy struggled to speak. Sore throats and chronic hoarseness plagued the 51-year-old nutritional director, and she was…

Reducing Opioid Use After ACL Surgery

by Evan H. Argintar, MD, Orthopedic Sports Medicine
March 26, 2021

While the COVID-19 pandemic dominates this year’s headlines, another health crisis continues to rage as well—the opioid epidemic. Opioids are…

Diabetes and COVID-19: Staying Healthy During the Pandemic

by Munaza M. Akunjee, MD, Endocrinology
March 23, 2021

Living with diabetes can bring daily challenges, and the COVID-19 pandemic has intensified concerns in the diabetic community. Although diabetes…

New Chair of Medicine Takes on New Challenges in Familiar Environment

by The MWHC Blog Team
March 22, 2021

John H. Sherner, MD, FCCP, didn’t require an extensive orientation when he joined MedStar Washington Hospital Center as chair for the…

Diagnosing and Treating Endometriosis

by Vadim V. Morozov, MD, Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
March 18, 2021

Having unusually intense pain with menstruation is a way of life for many women. They bear it stoically, perhaps because…

Protecting Colon Health: Jo Ann’s Journey

by The MWHC Blog Team
March 16, 2021

Jo Ann Boyle’s family had experienced health scares before. As wife, mother, and grandmother, Jo Ann had stood faithfully and…