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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…
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.
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…
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?
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.
As if COVID-19 and its many infection surges haven’t been challenging enough, rates of telogen effluvium, a kind of temporary hair loss, have also reportedly spiked, either as a result of pandemic stress or of the disease itself.
Congratulations to Andrew Choi, MD, on his award recognizing his leadership for the American College of Cardiology Mid-Atlantic Capital Cardiology Symposium.
Dana Brent, executive coordinator with the George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates medicine clerkship programs, is a special, invaluable presence in medicine: not only is she inspired by the students she supports, but she is also an inspiring person herself.
A seasoned professional in orthopaedic surgery, Leticia Graham, executive coordinator at the George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates, has gathered threads of gratitude and compassion over time at the department, and her generosity has made her a paragon of warmth and professionalism…
Between Thanksgiving feasts and holiday parties, weight gain feels inevitable. Most people, however, only put on a few pounds (even if it feels like more).