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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…

Lower Your Cancer Risk With These Four Power Foods

by Jessica DeCostole, RD, LDN
February 01, 2019

While there’s no one magic food that can completely protect you against cancer, research suggests that there are certain foods…

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…

Returning Favors: Why It’s Important to Do So

by Bruce A. Bartoo, CFRE, Chief Philanthropy Officer, Senior Vice President, Philanthropy
December 22, 2018

Once you do someone a favor, it may be easy to turn down their attempt to repay you. However, allowing…

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…