6 Tips to Reduce Dementia Risk

by Dr. Anne Encarnacion Constantino, MD
August 22, 2018

There’s an old expression that age doesn’t make you forgetful, it’s the amount of things you have to remember. But…

5 Tips to Avoid Ticks and Lyme Disease

by Dr. Lauren Williams, MD
August 15, 2018

It’s summertime—everyone is out and about and having fun. But with the extra time outside comes increased susceptibility to ticks….

When it Comes to Treating Migraines, Here’s What Really Works

by Jessica Ailani MD
August 08, 2018

For longtime migraine sufferers, you’ve probably tried every over-the-counter (OTC) medication to find something that works for you. The World…

3 Common Gardening Injuries and How to Prevent Them

by Susan Burke, OTR/L, CHT, regional director, Hand and Upper Extremity Program, MedStar Union Memorial Hospital
July 31, 2018

For many of us, the time we spend gardening is enjoyable and even therapeutic. It’s important to remember, in addition…

4 Most Common Running Injuries and How to Avoid Them

by Josh Billings, PT, MPT, regional director, MedStar National Rehabilitation Network
July 23, 2018

Research shows that running is a great way to reduce stress, stay in shape, and lose weight. But, as many…

4 Health Tips for Traveling with Type 2 Diabetes

by Laura Want, RN, CDE, CCRC, BC-ADM, research nurse coordinator, MedStar Health Research Institute
July 16, 2018

Traveling can be a nice way to unwind and explore new places. It also can present challenges–such as, maintaining your…