Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery: Know Your Options

by the MWHC Blog Team
February 21, 2017

The Modern Landscape of Gynecologic Surgery New surgical techniques and technologies are rapidly changing the outlook for women with gynecologic…

The dangers of loud–and dirty–earbuds and headphones

by Selena E. Briggs, MD, Otologist, Neurotologist and Skull Base Surgeon
February 20, 2017

We live in a noisy world. The ear-splitting sounds of rush-hour traffic, the drone of a lawn mower, loud washing…

Stress: As dangerous as high cholesterol and blood pressure

by Allen J. Taylor, MD, Chief of Cardiology, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute
February 16, 2017

According to a study released in January 2017 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), heart disease is…

Know your heart-healthy numbers – including CRP

by Allen J. Taylor, MD, Chief of Cardiology, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute
February 14, 2017

“Know your numbers.” It’s a common theme surrounding heart health. Most doctors agree you should know your blood pressure, blood…

The surprising heart risks of too much sleep and exercise

by Allen J. Taylor, MD, Chief of Cardiology, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute
February 10, 2017

You’ve probably heard a lot about how getting exercise and sleep can help you avoid heart troubles in the future….

How to monitor your blood pressure at home

by Allen J. Taylor, MD, Chief of Cardiology, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute
February 07, 2017

Your blood pressure can lie. It changes throughout the day, but too often, we rely on one blood pressure measurement…