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…

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…