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August 11, 2020
Dr. Adam Friedman, a professor of dermatology and the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, provides helpful information on the importance of Psoriasis Awareness Month and how patients and physicians can benefit from advanced awareness and action. Read the full…
August 11, 2020
The District of Columbia is one of the top five most physically active regions in the United States according to a January 2020 report released by the Centers for Disease Control. While the health benefits of physical activity are abundant, they come with an increased risk of developing injuries.…
August 11, 2020
Dr. Adam Friedman, a professor of dermatology and the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, comments on how to treat a Brown Recluse bite. Read the full article here.
August 11, 2020
Physicians may be able to quickly and more accurately identify signs for millions at risk of having a heart attack using a new approach that in early stages offers not only provide a better “picture” of someone’s heart, but also uses artificial intelligence (AI) to detect whether someone is…
August 5, 2020
The George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates (GW MFA) is pleased to announce that Ronald Laxton, DNP, MSN, RN, a regional leader in health care nursing operations, will serve as its first chief nursing and allied health services executive. In this new role, Dr. Laxton will be…
August 4, 2020
From playing golf or tennis to poor posture while working, shoulder or elbow pain are common musculoskeletal conditions. What at first may seem like a simple sprain, could be a more serious injury. Zachary Zimmer, MD, an orthopaedic surgeon at The GW Medical Faculty Associates who specializes in…
July 23, 2020
How a rise in untreated mental illness symptoms and a lack of federal funding are creating the perfect storm. For months the country has been living at a distance, working from home, steering clear of crowds, anything to avoid catching COVID-19. This sudden shift in behavior, coupled with economic…
July 17, 2020
Dr. Adam Friedman, a professor of dermatology and the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, comments on the difference between Chigger Bites vs. Bed Bug Bites. Read the full article here.
July 7, 2020
During the outbreak of COVID-19, in order to protect our patients and access to needed hospital resources, The GW Medical Faculty Associates (GW MFA) and The George Washington University Hospital canceled all elective surgeries and procedures. As the disease has come under control in the DC area,…
July 2, 2020
Dr. Adam Friedman, a professor of dermatology and the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, comments on the importance of using hair conditioner. Read the full article here.