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January 13, 2022

The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) recently announced a new name for its enterprise, the Department of Neurology & Rehabilitation Medicine.

May 18, 2022

Elsie Ebeling is a rare find in the professional world: exacting but flexible, creative but analytical, open to feedback and always willing to help her colleagues, even on short notice. In our Q&A, she outlines her range of work and what makes her role special.

May 16, 2022

Coconut oil has long been considered a beauty "cure-all," but if we're being straight with you, that's a bit of a stretch. Sure — in a perfect world, the sweet-smelling oil would make skin conditions like acne and eczema magically disappear. Hell, it'd make hair grow thicker and longer, and…

May 16, 2022

Rashes are itchy and annoying, but they bring on a whole new level of discomfort when they appear on your butt. ICYMI, a butt rash can happen to adults too, not just babies. Sometimes a minor bump could just be a simple pimple, but you may not know what you’re dealing with when the irritation is…

May 16, 2022

Rashes are itchy and annoying, but they bring on a whole new level of discomfort when they appear on your butt. ICYMI, a butt rash can happen to adults too, not just babies. Sometimes a minor bump could just be a simple pimple, but you may not know what you’re dealing with when the irritation is…

May 16, 2022

Red light therapy, mentioned by Fox News host Tucker Carlson as a way to increase testosterone levels in men, is not medically approved for that purpose.

May 16, 2022

Bed bugs. The mere mention of them might make your skin crawl. These little critters are all too common, with one out of five people in the U.S. reporting a previous infestation or knowing of someone who encountered them at home or while traveling, according to a survey from the National Pest…

May 16, 2022

Sunburns are the most immediately annoying evidence of too much time spent unprotected in the sun, but what we often don't see right away is the accelerated skin aging and risk of skin cancer that can go along with them.

May 16, 2022

Is this specialized manicure really all that? Learn about the benefits and risks of Russian manicures before you book one.

May 16, 2022

Maya Bitar, MD, associate professor of ophthalmology at the George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates, explains the ins-and-outs of corneal transplantation and how technology has advanced.