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With the arrival of cooler mornings and pumpkin spiced lattes comes the annual sniffles, chills, and sneezes of flu season and a timely reminder that vaccines can protect you and your loved ones from the worst of what illnesses have to offer. Here, Janet C. Austen, CRNP-FNP, primary care family…
Jonathan Silverberg, MD, PhD, MPH, discusses the importance of considering racial disparities in the diagnosis and treatment of atopic dermatitis on Medscape.com
Adam Friedman, MD, Professor & Chair of Dermatology, is featured in an article about the impacts of weather on skin on HealthCentral.com.
Air quality in the Washington, D.C. area is unusually poor, and while it may be invisible some days, the threat is still there. Daniel Baram, MD, associate professor of medicine at the George Washington (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) and division Director of Pulmonary Medicine…
Warmer months bring outdoor events, including cookouts, campfires, and fireworks displays, but they also bring the risk of burns. Robert Shesser, MD, MPH, chair and professor of the Department of Emergency Medicine at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences,…
Jonathan Silverberg, MD, PHD, MPHS, talks about the exciting highlights of the Revolutionizing Atopic Dermatitis virtual conference on December 11.
May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and the pandemic, and even the slow process of a return to normal, has had significant consequences for our mental health. Recently, U.S. surgeon general, Vivek Murthy, MD, MBA, sounded the alarm on the growing epidemic of loneliness and isolation in the United…
George Washington University (GW) is excited to share that it launched its chapter of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) on the 26th of April, 2023. The NAI is an esteemed organization that honors academic inventors and acknowledges the impact of their groundbreaking…
Days ahead of the start of World Immunization Week, April 23–29, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended on Wednesday that adults 65 and older and those with weakened immune systems receive another dose of the reformulated COVID-19 booster. It’s a timely reminder that vaccines…
Seeing a primary care physician (PCP) is about more than just an annual exam or treatment for the occasional bout of sickness. Rona Smith, MD, a board-certified internal medicine physician with the George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates, explains the ins-and-outs of primary care…