heart-health

29 Things You Should Do for a Healthy Heart

the MWHC Blog Team February 17, 2016

You’re heard it many times before — follow a healthy lifestyle for a healthy heart. Sounds simple, right?  But it’s…

A Belated Valentine to the Nation’s Capital: Our New Heart & Vascular Hospital Opens

the MWHC Blog Team August 09, 2016

More than 300 donors, former patients, healthcare staff, elected officials, and guests gathered at MedStar Washington Hospital Center on June…

Walk with a Doc: Take Steps to a Healthier You

the MWHC Blog Team September 27, 2016

Walk your way to better health and get answers to your most pressing health questions from an experienced physician by…

The surprising heart risks of too much sleep and exercise

Allen J. Taylor, MD, Chief of Cardiology, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute February 10, 2017

You’ve probably heard a lot about how getting exercise and sleep can help you avoid heart troubles in the future….

Know your heart-healthy numbers – including CRP

Allen J. Taylor, MD, Chief of Cardiology, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute February 14, 2017

“Know your numbers.” It’s a common theme surrounding heart health. Most doctors agree you should know your blood pressure, blood…