Is it a cold, sinus infection or allergies? How to tell the difference

by Norman Lester, MD, Otolaryngologist
September 11, 2017

It can be tough to tell the difference between a cold, a bacterial sinus infection and allergies. In fact, that’s…

Why epilepsy risk increases after age 60

by Marc F. Schlosberg, MD, Neurologist
September 07, 2017

Most people know they’re at increased risk for certain health conditions as they age: heart disease, stroke, cancer, arthritis, etc….

Common UTI symptoms and tips to prevent them

by Andrew Sokol, MD, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgeon
September 05, 2017

Urinary tract infections, or UTIs, are one of the most common problems doctors see in women. According to the National…

Celebrated Physician: Lee Ann Richter, MD

by the MWHC Blog Team
September 01, 2017

Lee Ann Richter, MD, is one of the few urologists in the country with obstetrics and gynecology-based training in Female…

5 ways to help a parent with heart disease

by Allen J. Taylor, MD, Chairman of Cardiology, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute
August 30, 2017

As more people survive and live longer with heart disease, adult children are increasingly becoming involved in their parent’s health…

Is endovascular surgery right for you?

by Edward Woo, MD, Director, MedStar Vascular Program
August 28, 2017

 The trend in surgery today is to use the least-invasive procedures possible. The reasoning is simple: It’s usually better for…