The Art of Giving: How Acts of Kindness are Good for Us

by MedStar Health
December 14, 2018

We all know how good it feels to receive gifts or words of affirmation. However, it can be easy to…

Four Tips to Help You Feel Thankful—Beyond the Holidays

by Leah Murray, Director, Grateful Patient Program
December 07, 2018

The holiday season is a time in which we often share the things we are thankful for with our families…

Where Should Blood Sugar Control Really Be for Type 2 Diabetes?

by Michelle Magee, MD, Director of the MedStar Diabetes Institute
November 14, 2018

Hemoglobin A1C (A1C) is a way of looking at the average blood sugar levels over the preceding two to three…

How to Spot ADHD Symptoms in Teens, and When to Seek Help

by Gillian Louise Adams, MD
November 07, 2018

Hormonal changes and the social and academic demands are constant pressures for teens. However, kids with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can…

Halloween Tricks: Healthy Alternatives and Portion Control Tips

by , Jessica DeCostole, MS, RD, LDN, CDE, , ,
October 31, 2018

Trick-or-treating is one of the most fun times of the year for kids and parents alike. However, one caveat to…

Cold or Flu: What’s the Difference?

by MedStar Health
October 26, 2018

As the weather gets colder, the odds of picking up a respiratory illness like a cold or the flu increase….