Why It’s Crucial to Get Tested for HIV

by Glenn Wortmann, MD, Section Director, Infectious Diseases
June 27, 2019

Have you been tested for HIV? If you haven’t, you are not alone. More than 30 years since the first…

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by Timothy R. Shope, MD, Chief, Advanced Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgery
June 25, 2019

Obesity is the leading risk factor for cardiovascular disease, which is the No.1 cause of death in U.S. adults. However,…

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Follow These 5 Tips for Healthy Skin

by Helena Pasieka, MD, Director of Inpatient and Consultative Dermatology
June 20, 2019

Good skin health not only can increase the vibrance of our face, limit wrinkling, and reduce skin cancer risk, but…

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Head and Neck Cancers: How Reconstructive Surgery Can Maintain Patients’ Looks

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June 18, 2019

Head and neck cancers appear on visible parts of the body—so, naturally, people fear they might not look like themselves…

Celebrated Physician: Laura Boger, MD

by the MWHC Blog Team
June 14, 2019

After a lifetime of frequent relocations, Laura Boger, MD, has found a home in the nation’s capital as a dermatologist…

Women Should Not Ignore Heart Attack Symptoms

by Hayder Hashim, MD, Interventional Cardiologist, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute
June 13, 2019

There are a number of symptoms that might be warning signs of a heart attack—from radiating chest pain to something…