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July 26, 2021

​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…

July 23, 2021

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…

July 22, 2021

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.

July 22, 2021

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.

July 22, 2021

Moisturizers won't be a cure-all for severe cases of psoriasis, the chronic, inflammatory skin condition.

July 21, 2021

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.

July 19, 2021

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

July 15, 2021

Consumers should stop using certain brands of spray-on sunscreen products made by Johnson & Johnson.

July 14, 2021

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.

July 14, 2021

Brenda talks about her experience being diagnosed with breast cancer on the GW Mammovan.