During hot summer months, sunburns, skin damage, and possible skin cancers can be painful and the effects long-lasting. Here, Pooja Sodha, MD, a board-certified dermatologist and director of the Center for Laser and Cosmetic Dermatology at the George Washington University Medical Faculty…
As summer heat hits its peak, more people are headed out to the beach or the pool to bask in the sun. Adam Friedman, MD, professor and chair of dermatology at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, verifies with WUSA9 whether or not going above an SPF 30 is…
Michael G. Knight, MD, MSHP, is adding a new role to his roster of responsibilities: associate chief quality and population health officer with the George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates.
During the spring and summer months of the year when the air warms, outdoor sports are a top choice for exercise enthusiasts. Accompanying cycling, basketball, baseball, and more, however, are injuries.
Moisturizers won't be a cure-all for severe cases of psoriasis, the chronic, inflammatory skin condition.
Each July, Minority Mental Health Awareness Month shines light on a critical disparity: While mental health issues affect all people — regardless of race, culture, or ethnicity — minority populations face greater obstacles to care.
Insect bites and stings are a ubiquitous part of summer, and while most people suffer from the occasional irritating itch or painful sting, some can have serious allergic reactions to summer’s buzzing pests. J
Consumers should stop using certain brands of spray-on sunscreen products made by Johnson & Johnson.
Cara Scharf majored in English in college, so she's always been good with words. But right after graduation, she discovered she would have to deal with four letters: BRCA. Cara was just 22 when she tested found out she was BRCA 1+ positive.