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 and 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…

Saving limbs and improving lives: The Center for Limb Salvage

by David H. Song, MD, Washington Regional Chief, Plastic Surgery
August 24, 2017

Keeping our feet strong and healthy is an important goal for us all. For people with diabetes, good foot health…

Forget about vitamins, protein powders and supplements. Focus on your food!

by Andrea Goergen, RD, Bariatric Program Dietitian
August 22, 2017

According to the National Health Interview Survey—conducted annually by the CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics—Americans spent $12.8 billion on natural…