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November 4, 2021

CBD – or cannabidiol, the second most prevalent active ingredient in cannabis – and active cannabinoids are gaining attention in the beauty industry. Despite ongoing claims confusion, complex regulatory hurdles and a lack of consumer confidence due to greenwashing, the popularity is especially…

November 3, 2021

For the average human without a chronic scalp condition, going to the hair salon can feel like a real luxury. On the flip side, for folks with scalp psoriasis—a condition that impacts 45% to 56% of people living with the inflammatory skin disorder—a trip to the salon can be both stressful and…

November 2, 2021

Treatment for hyperhidrosis depends on where on your body you're sweating and may require trying different approaches, or a combination, to find relief.

October 28, 2021

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and according to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, every two minutes a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer. When it’s caught early, before it’s had the chance to spread, however, the five-year survival rate for patients is 99%.

October 27, 2021

Tameka Lewis, administrative assistant at the George Washington University (GW) Medical Faculty Associates (MFA), finds inspiration and happiness in her work with colleagues and patients – and the feeling is mutual. In Lewis’s daily life, gratitude is easy to come by. Here, she talks about what…

October 20, 2021

Saundra Obidiaso, medical assistant at the George Washington University (GW) Medical Faculty Associates (MFA), has one of the greatest joys in medicine: She gets to help bring new life into the world. She has also had an opportunity to grow in a department that has nurtured her ambitions with…

October 18, 2021

Cindy Lovoz, a medical administrative specialist at the George Washington University (GW) Medical Faculty Associates (MFA), is the kind of person every medical center needs: a selfless helper. She ensures everything runs smoothly for both patients and the health care team, and she genuinely…

October 13, 2021

Psoriasis is best known for its often red, raised, and flaky appearance on areas like the elbows, knees, and buttock, although it can affect other areas as well, including the scalp, Adam Friedman, MD, professor of dermatology at George Washington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, tells …

October 11, 2021

Liver disease, which occurs in about 1 of every 10 Americans, can affect anyone at any age. October is Liver Health Awareness Month, meaning now is a good time to learn more about the range of liver diseases.

October 6, 2021

With October as National Eczema Awareness Month, now is a good time to give your skin a check-up and learn more about this common condition.