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February 24, 2022

While contestants on weight loss shows seem to easily shed pounds, dealing with obesity – and its myriad accompanying health issues – is not as simple. Obesity is a multifactorial and treatable disease, says Marijane Hynes, MD, clinical professor of medicine and founder of the Weight Loss Clinic…

February 23, 2022

Next Steps in Derm, in partnership with ODAC Dermatology, Aesthetic and Surgical Conference, interviewed Dr. Adam Friedman (Professor and Chair of Dermatology who serves as Associate Residency Program Director, Director of Translational Research, and Director of the Supportive Oncodermatology…

February 23, 2022

Among the cancer screenings you should regularly get after age 40, colorectal cancer, a stealthy disease that can have zero symptoms in its early stages, is one of the most important. Matthew Ng, MD, assistant clinical professor of surgery at the George Washington University Medical Faculty…

February 23, 2022

Seeing a primary care physician (PCP) is about more than just an annual exam or treatment for the occasional bout of sickness. Rona Smith, MD, a board-certified internal medicine physician with the George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates, explains the ins-and-outs of primary care…

February 17, 2022

Today, Mayor Muriel Bowser and Universal Health Services (UHS) along with George Washington University and Children’s National Hospital broke ground on the new Cedar Hill Regional Medical Center, GW Health in Ward 8 at the St. Elizabeths East Campus.

February 8, 2022

In the U.S., by contrast, up to 95% of adolescents experience at least mild acne — a condition that often persists well into middle age. Rates of acne are similar in many other Western nations, and the rest of the world is catching up quickly. According to a 2021 study in the British Journal of…

February 7, 2022

Next Steps in Derm, in partnership with ODAC Dermatology, Aesthetic and Surgical Conference, interviewed Dr. Vishal A. Patel, (fellowship trained Mohs micrographic surgeon who serves as Director of Cutaneous Oncology at the GW Cancer Center and Director of Dermatologic Surgery at the GW…

February 4, 2022

The claim: Rubbing hydrogen peroxide on skin treats cancer. Experts told USA TODAY applying hydrogen peroxide on skin won't eradicate cancer cells. It can also pose potential health hazards when used daily. USA TODAY reached out to the social media users who shared the claim for comment.

February 2, 2022

Reneya Gaskins, a registered medical assistant at the George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates, has seen the highs and lows that accompany a career in health care, yet she wakes up each morning eager to see how the day unfolds.

January 27, 2022

The George Washington University (GW) is pleased to announce that Julie E. Bauman, MD, MPH, will join its academic medical enterprise to serve as the director of the GW Cancer Center. In this role, Bauman will build on the momentum of the last five years to enhance the clinical, research, and…