Coronavirus

Six Things to Know About the 2019 Novel Coronavirus

Glenn W. Wortmann, MD, Infectious Diseases February 07, 2020

This article was updated on March 30, 2020. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ It’s been just over two months since Chinese authorities reported the…

Managing Cancer Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Christopher M. Gallagher, MD, Medical Director of Cancer Services April 16, 2020

Managing cancer is a constant battle. As with all serious illnesses, cancer patients have critical needs that can’t wait. And…

Pregnancy and COVID-19: What You Need to Know

Sara N. Iqbal, MD, Division Chief, Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Rachael T. Overcash, MD, MPH, Director, Perinatal Center April 24, 2020

The months leading up to the birth of your baby are supposed to be joyous ones. But COVID-19 has created…

Don’t Ignore Warnings From Your Heart During COVID-19

Hayder Hashim, MD, Interventional Cardiologist May 19, 2020

Feeling stress or strain on your heart these days? Here’s a sobering fact: Anxiety about the novel coronavirus is causing…

Is Your Household COVID-19-Ready?

Craig DeAtley, PA-C, Director, Institute for Public Health Emergency Readiness May 26, 2020

Any emergency is a challenge. And without advance preparation, that challenge can quickly become overwhelming. Emergency management calls for being…

The Truth About Blood Pressure, Heart Health and Coronavirus

Allen J. Taylor, MD, Chairman of Cardiology, MedStar Heart and Vascular Institute June 02, 2020

When the virus that causes coronavirus (COVID-19) first appeared in the United States, the medical community warned that patients with…