Celebrated Physician: William Gao, MD

by the MWHC Blog Team
February 20, 2020

William Gao, MD, is the first to admit that his field—Otolaryngology—is a mouthful for many patients to pronounce. “Head and…

African Americans & Health: Focus on Heart Disease (Part 1 in a Series)

by Valeriani R. Bead, MD, Cardiologist, MedStar Health Cardiology Associates
February 18, 2020

When an African American man or woman visits my cardiology office, I don’t just see another patient in my schedule….

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,…

Celebrated Physician: Ian C. Chang, MD

by the MWHC Blog Team
February 14, 2020

A childhood interest in science made medicine a natural career choice for Ian C. Chang, MD. When it came time…

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…