June 29, 2021
With beaches, pools, and sandal-ready weather, the summer is a time to give your feet a breather – but injuries and foot health should still be a top concern.
June 21, 2021
Close to 15% of men are in poor health, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, making June, Men’s Health Month, a fitting time to prioritize care for a population sometimes reluctant to get regular check-ups.
June 16, 2021
Warmer months bring outdoor events, including cookouts, campfires, and fireworks displays, but they also bring the risk of burns. Robert Shesser, MD, MPH, chair and professor of the Department of Emergency Medicine at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences,…
June 14, 2021
Rana Al Aghbar, unlike some who pursue a career in health care, didn’t feel a calling to the profession. Instead, what was to be a “job between jobs” became the ideal fit, and her excellence and work ethic have shined throughout her time at the George Washington University Medical Faculty…
June 10, 2021
According to the Alzheimer’s Association, Alzheimer’s disease accounts for 60-80% of dementia cases in the United States. June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Health Month, a time for increased awareness of the disease and conversation around treatment and prevention.
June 7, 2021
Cecilia Castro, a medical assistant at the George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates, is a touchstone for patients.
May 27, 2021
At the heart of her work, Tracie Bass cares about others: her community, patients, and the secondary school students looking for a pipeline to health professions careers.
May 19, 2021
Pooja Sodha, MD, a board-certified dermatologist and director of the Center for Laser and Cosmetic Dermatology, explains the anatomical and age-related changes that occur over time.
May 18, 2021
May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and this year the observance comes as the United States begins to roll back restrictions brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. The pandemic, and even the process of a return to normal, has significant consequences for our mental health.
May 14, 2021
For people suffering from the broad range of neurological issues, problems can quickly escalate from a mild, dull, annoying ache to persistent, severe, and disabling pain. Whether a patient is experiencing pain in the neck or a serious disorder, timely care from an experienced professional is…