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March 21, 2022
There are many factors that can keep a person at their job: an excellent employer, a great mission, or wonderful coworkers. For Pearl Williams, a registered medical assistant at the George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates, it’s the people.
March 17, 2022
Dry eyes are a common condition, especially when people spend too much time in front of screens. Maya Bitar, MD, associate professor of ophthalmology at the George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates, walks us through what causes dry eye and what you can do to mitigate symptoms.
February 24, 2022
While contestants on weight loss shows seem to easily shed pounds, dealing with obesity – and its myriad accompanying health issues – is not as simple. Obesity is a multifactorial and treatable disease, says Marijane Hynes, MD, clinical professor of medicine and founder of the Weight Loss Clinic at…
February 23, 2022
Among the cancer screenings you should regularly get after age 40, colorectal cancer, a stealthy disease that can have zero symptoms in its early stages, is one of the most important. Matthew Ng, MD, assistant clinical professor of surgery at the George Washington University Medical Faculty…
February 23, 2022
Seeing a primary care physician (PCP) is about more than just an annual exam or treatment for the occasional bout of sickness. Rona Smith, MD, a board-certified internal medicine physician with the George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates, explains the ins-and-outs of primary care…
February 2, 2022
Reneya Gaskins, a registered medical assistant at the George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates, has seen the highs and lows that accompany a career in health care, yet she wakes up each morning eager to see how the day unfolds.
January 27, 2022
The George Washington University (GW) is pleased to announce that Julie E. Bauman, MD, MPH, will join its academic medical enterprise to serve as the director of the GW Cancer Center. In this role, Bauman will build on the momentum of the last five years to enhance the clinical, research, and…
January 18, 2022
With the highly contagious omicron variant of COVID-19 spreading throughout the U.S., even among vaccinated populations, now is the time to be cautious, get tested, and take care of yourself.
January 12, 2022
It’s a new medical mystery, one facing everyone out and about during winter months: If you’re feeling under the weather, how can you tell if you have COVID-19, the flu, or a cold?
January 12, 2022
Zachary Zimmer, MD, assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery at the George Washington University GW Medical Faculty Associates, explains how you can avoid strained backs and sprained wrists during winter and when you should seek help for more serious injuries.