Wellness

3 Common Gardening Injuries and How to Prevent Them

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…

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

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…

5 Tips to Avoid Ticks and Lyme Disease

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….

6 Tips to Reduce Dementia Risk

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…

7 Tips to Avoid Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke

Dr. Kevin C. Reed, MD August 29, 2018

We’ve experienced several heat waves on the East Coast this summer. It’s important that we stay cool in order to…

4 Health Conditions That Running Can Treat or Prevent

Dr. Matthew Daniel Sedgley, MD September 05, 2018

Running is a great way to lose weight and de-stress. However, a benefit that is often overlooked is that running…