Staying Active

4 Ways to Prevent Foot and Ankle Pain

by Paul Stuart Cooper, MD, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and MedStar Health at Lafayette Centre
April 12, 2019

When springtime rolls around, many people are ready to take their exercise-related New Year’s resolutions to the next level through…

4 Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Heart

by Fernando Porter, MD, MedStar Medical Group at Mitchellville
April 05, 2019

Having a healthy heart is pivotal, as heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S. This is…

4 Lifestyle Changes to Prevent Heart Disease

by Daniel Dooley MD, Nicholas Paivanas MD
March 08, 2019

Understanding ways to prevent heart disease, the leading cause of death for both men and women in the U.S., is…

Training for a 5K? Read These Tips to Avoid Injuries

by Matthew Maxwell, MD
January 09, 2019

Running a 5K is a challenging and fun way to stay fit. Although, if you aren’t careful, you can get…

3 Tips for Running Your First 5K

by Matthew Maxwell, MD
January 04, 2019

Every year, thousands of runners across the U.S. complete 5K races, which is equivalent to 3.1 miles. Most people who…

Weighing In: 4 Tips to Help Teens Beat Obesity

by Joan Bardsley, MBA, RN, CDE, FAADE
September 19, 2018

It’s no exaggeration that there’s an obesity epidemic among U.S. teens. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention notes that…