June 10, 2021
According to the Alzheimer’s Association, Alzheimer’s disease accounts for 60-80% of dementia cases in the United States. June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Health Month, a time for increased awareness of the disease and conversation around treatment and prevention.
June 7, 2021
Cecilia Castro, a medical assistant at the George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates, is a touchstone for patients.
May 19, 2021
Pooja Sodha, MD, a board-certified dermatologist and director of the Center for Laser and Cosmetic Dermatology, explains the anatomical and age-related changes that occur over time.
Walk It Off: GW Brain and Spine Immediate Access Clinic Expands Options for Patients Seeking Neurosurgical Care
May 14, 2021
For people suffering from the broad range of neurological issues, problems can quickly escalate from a mild, dull, annoying ache to persistent, severe, and disabling pain. Whether a patient is experiencing pain in the neck or a serious disorder, timely care from an experienced professional is…
May 12, 2021
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, one persistent issue has emerged: Long COVID syndrome. The George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates, however, is doing its best to help.
May 7, 2021
As one of the most common cancers in the United States, skin cancer will impact 1 in 5 Americans by the age of 70. That’s why it’s important to take care of your skin early with skin cancer prevention methods, such as wearing the appropriate SPF year-round and avoiding tanning beds.
April 15, 2021
Approximately 1 in 4 women will develop a pelvic floor disorder in their lifetimes, similar to the risk of developing diabetes, breast cancer, or heart disease.
April 1, 2021
Francisca Cativo is a master of schedules. For the last 19 years, Cativo has worked at the George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates to help patients get the health care they need, though few patients will ever see her face or hear her voice.
February 22, 2021
Dry skin is caused by loss of the skin's natural moisture. This may be due to harsh soaps, frequent bathing without regular use of moisturizers, chronic exposure to dry/low humidity, and skin aging
February 20, 2021
About 23 years ago, Tracy Peace joined the George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates as a staff nurse, working directly with the patients in the Division of Internal Medicine. In the years since she started, her role has evolved into an informatics position working in support of…