Ovarian cancer and talcum powder: What I tell patients

by Louis Dainty, MD, Regional Director, Gynecologic Oncology
September 26, 2017

Talcum powder has long been a baby care and personal hygiene essential, showing up in everything from cosmetics to soaps…

What women need to know about pelvic floor disorders

by Andrew Sokol, MD, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgeon
September 25, 2017

Women often find it embarrassing to talk about pelvic floor disorders—a broad category of issues also called pelvic floor dysfunction….

Prevent, relieve foot pain from bunions, plantar fasciitis and more

by John Steinberg, DPM, Director, Podiatric Residency Training Program
September 21, 2017

One-fourth of the bones in our body are in our feet. These bones, combined with numerous joints, muscles, tendons and…

Should men get a PSA test to screen for prostate cancer, and when?

by Ross E. Krasnow, MD, Urologic Oncologist
September 19, 2017

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men, with one in seven men in the United States projected to…

Literature’s lessons for medical students

by Daniel Marchalik, MD, Director, Ambulatory Urologic Surgery
September 18, 2017

Many of my patients don’t know that, in addition to my medical degree, I also have a master’s degree in…

Celebrated Physician: Brooke M. Wolvin, MD

by the MWHC Blog Team
September 15, 2017

Brooke Wolvin, MD, an attending physician for MedStar Medical Group Radiology, also serves as assistant director of MedStar Washington Hospital…