October 21, 2022
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and though the incidence of breast cancer is high, early detection is the key to successful outcomes. According to the National Cancer Society, nearly 4 million women in the United States with a history of the disease are alive today, mainly because of…
GW, UHS, and City Officials Cut the Ribbon on Cedar Hill Urgent Care – GW Health, Adding Vital Health Care Services to the Ward 8 Community
October 10, 2022
More than 100 people were in attendance, as Washington, D.C. leaders and representatives from Universal Health Services, the George Washington (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), and GW Medical Faculty Associates (GW MFA), cut the ribbon on a brand-new Cedar Hill Urgent Care Center…
September 15, 2022
Stork bites and angel’s kiss sound poetic, but they actually describe vascular birthmarks, skin changes that commonly appear at or shortly after birth. These marks may change over time, so it’s important to get a dermatologist’s opinion from day one.
September 2, 2022
As psoriasis sufferers know, flare-ups can be uncomfortable and anxiety-inducing, creating an unending cycle when stress then exacerbates those flare-ups. However, it doesn’t have to be that way.
August 30, 2022
Pooja Sodha, MD, director of the Center for Laser and Cosmetic Dermatology at the George Washington University (GW) Medical Faculty Associates and assistant professor of dermatology at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, answers our questions on how acne forms and the ways to treat it.
August 9, 2022
A USCG-licensed captain, instructor, and rigging specialist has been brought safely to land after combined efforts from the George Washington University’s Maritime Medical Access team, the U.S. Coast Guard, the U.S. Air Force, commercial shipping, and assistance from a fellow yacht.
August 2, 2022
Extreme heat puts tremendous stress on your body and can lead to dehydration, heat exhaustion, and heatstroke, among other health-related consequences.
August 1, 2022
Whether you suffer from persistent knee pain and stiffness, or you’ve suffered a knee injury, knee replacement surgery – one of the most successful surgeries – may be in your future.
July 14, 2022
Antonio N. Puente, PhD, clinical neuropsychologist at the George Washington University (GW) Medical Faculty Associates and assistant professor at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, explains how ADHD extends beyond adolescence and what treatment options may be the most effective.
July 13, 2022
With clusters of monkeypox popping up across the nation, now is the time to be aware of this latest infectious disease. Here, Tara Palmore, MD, director of the Travelers’ Clinic at the GW MFA and professor of medicine at GW SMHS, takes us through key information.