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April 14, 2022
In Washington, D.C., spring brings rain showers, cherry blossoms, and allergies. Itchy and watery eyes, stuffy and runny noses, and sneezing traditionally mark this time, but climate change is now prolonging and intensifying allergy season. Plus, there is some overlap in symptoms of allergies and…
March 30, 2022
Night blindness, which occurs when people have trouble seeing in dim light, can have many causes – but also many solutions. Keith Wroblewski, MD, associate professor of ophthalmology at the George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates, takes us through the whys of night blindness and how…
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.