Living Well

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…

6 Tips to Follow When Caring for a Loved One With Dementia

by Stephen Orion Courtin, MD, MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital
March 20, 2019

Millions of people have a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or another type of dementia. As the disease progresses, many…

Have a Cough? Learn When It’s Time to Seek Medical Attention

by Jasmeet Singh Bhogal, MD, MBA, Regional Medical Director, MedStar PromptCare
March 15, 2019

Patients often ask us, “Why do I cough?” or wonder when a cough should require medical attention. Truth is, if…

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…

7 Common STDs and When to Test for Them

by Jasmeet Singh Bhogal, MD, MBA, Regional Medical Director, MedStar PromptCare
February 13, 2019

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs), also known as sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are on the rise in the United States. According…