May 11, 2021
With the melting of winter snow and the arrival of warmer, sunnier days, springtime means spending more time outside. However, spring also brings allergies, which can make being outside uncomfortable and sometimes unenjoyable.
May 7, 2021
As one of the most common cancers in the United States, skin cancer will impact 1 in 5 Americans by the age of 70. That’s why it’s important to take care of your skin early with skin cancer prevention methods, such as wearing the appropriate SPF year-round and avoiding tanning beds.
April 15, 2021
Approximately 1 in 4 women will develop a pelvic floor disorder in their lifetimes, similar to the risk of developing diabetes, breast cancer, or heart disease.
April 1, 2021
Francisca Cativo is a master of schedules. For the last 19 years, Cativo has worked at the George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates to help patients get the health care they need, though few patients will ever see her face or hear her voice.
February 22, 2021
Dry skin is caused by loss of the skin's natural moisture. This may be due to harsh soaps, frequent bathing without regular use of moisturizers, chronic exposure to dry/low humidity, and skin aging
February 20, 2021
About 23 years ago, Tracy Peace joined the George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates as a staff nurse, working directly with the patients in the Division of Internal Medicine. In the years since she started, her role has evolved into an informatics position working in support of…
February 19, 2021
During American Heart Month this February, we are reminded about the importance of taking care of our heart health. This reminder is perhaps even more important this year as we approach a year of living during the COVID-19 pandemic.
February 12, 2021
Valentine’s Day is a time to celebrate the people in your life who occupy your heart. This day is also observed in February during American Heart Month, a time when we are reminded of the importance of taking care of our heart health.
February 4, 2021
Joseph D’Urso never planned to work in health care. Having studied Arabic in school, he was hoping to get a job as an interpreter. However, sometimes life pushes you in other directions. Life pushed D’Urso toward health care.
February 2, 2021
We are resuming our blog posts, and what better way than with the first step to any skincare regimen? In this dry winter season, choosing the right cleanser is vital!