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…

What to expect during pregnancy if you have a heart condition

by Tamika Auguste, MD, Obstetrician and Gynecologist
February 01, 2017

Common tests during pregnancy include ultrasounds and blood sugar screenings. But heart tests – such as electrocardiograms (EKGs) – are…

Can an advanced MRI improve prostate cancer screening?

by Keith Kowalczyk, MD, Urologist and Robotic Surgeon, Lambros Stamatakis, MD, Director, Urologic Oncology
January 27, 2017

Prostate cancer is notoriously tricky to detect. It often doesn’t cause symptoms until it’s advanced, and there are no routine…

Down with Diabetes: How to Lower Your Risks

by the MWHC Blog Team
January 25, 2017

Tune in to the full podcast interview with Dr. Magee. According to the CDC, 29 million people in the United…