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February 4, 2022

The claim: Rubbing hydrogen peroxide on skin treats cancer. Experts told USA TODAY applying hydrogen peroxide on skin won't eradicate cancer cells. It can also pose potential health hazards when used daily. USA TODAY reached out to the social media users who shared the claim for comment.

February 2, 2022

Reneya Gaskins, a registered medical assistant at the George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates, has seen the highs and lows that accompany a career in health care, yet she wakes up each morning eager to see how the day unfolds.

January 27, 2022

The George Washington University (GW) is pleased to announce that Julie E. Bauman, MD, MPH, will join its academic medical enterprise to serve as the director of the GW Cancer Center. In this role, Bauman will build on the momentum of the last five years to enhance the clinical, research, and…

January 26, 2022

George Washington University researchers have developed a blood test that quickly detects if someone has COVID-19 and predicts how severely the immune system will react to the infection, according to a new study coming out today in PLOS One. The findings could one day lead to a powerful tool to…

January 25, 2022

Dermatologists warn that the brutal winter weather that the United States will face during the next few weeks could create the ‘perfect storm’ when it comes to keeping our skin protected from the elements. Experts say winter is especially troublesome on the skin because of the low humidity,…

January 21, 2022

People with skin conditions are open to trying medical cannabis products as potential treatments, according to a study from The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and the University of Maryland.

January 19, 2022

Michael G. Knight, MD, MSHP, FACP, Associate Chief Quality and Population Officer, Head of Healthcare Delivery Transformation and Assistant Professor of Medicine, spoke with the Washington Post about proper masking and the reuse of KN95 and N95 masks during COVID.

January 19, 2022

No matter how your kid reacts to putting on sunscreen, with all of the lotions, sticks, sprays, and creams with “baby” or “kids” on the label, the hardest thing may be choosing which one to use. That’s why we consulted six dermatologists to find out exactly what you need to look for when buying…

January 13, 2022

The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) recently announced a new name for its enterprise, the Department of Neurology & Rehabilitation Medicine.

January 12, 2022

It’s a new medical mystery, one facing everyone out and about during winter months: If you’re feeling under the weather, how can you tell if you have COVID-19, the flu, or a cold?