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July 14, 2022

Antonio N. Puente, PhD, clinical neuropsychologist at the George Washington University (GW) Medical Faculty Associates and assistant professor at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, explains how ADHD extends beyond adolescence and what treatment options may be the most effective.

July 13, 2022

With clusters of monkeypox popping up across the nation, now is the time to be aware of this latest infectious disease. Here, Tara Palmore, MD, director of the Travelers’ Clinic at the GW MFA and professor of medicine at GW SMHS, takes us through key information.

June 24, 2022

Whether you’re planning a beach day or you need that extra protection before doing some yard work, we all ask the same question when it’s super sunny: What is the best SPF level for sunscreen—15, 30, 50, or even higher? Turns out the answer is actually a lot more complicated than you might guess…

June 15, 2022

The Food and Drug Administration approved Olumiant, a drug that restores hair growth and can act as a treatment for alopecia Monday.

May 18, 2022

Elsie Ebeling is a rare find in the professional world: exacting but flexible, creative but analytical, open to feedback and always willing to help her colleagues, even on short notice. In our Q&A, she outlines her range of work and what makes her role special.

May 16, 2022

Coconut oil has long been considered a beauty "cure-all," but if we're being straight with you, that's a bit of a stretch. Sure — in a perfect world, the sweet-smelling oil would make skin conditions like acne and eczema magically disappear. Hell, it'd make hair grow thicker and longer, and…

May 16, 2022

Rashes are itchy and annoying, but they bring on a whole new level of discomfort when they appear on your butt. ICYMI, a butt rash can happen to adults too, not just babies. Sometimes a minor bump could just be a simple pimple, but you may not know what you’re dealing with when the irritation is…

May 16, 2022

Rashes are itchy and annoying, but they bring on a whole new level of discomfort when they appear on your butt. ICYMI, a butt rash can happen to adults too, not just babies. Sometimes a minor bump could just be a simple pimple, but you may not know what you’re dealing with when the irritation is…

May 16, 2022

Red light therapy, mentioned by Fox News host Tucker Carlson as a way to increase testosterone levels in men, is not medically approved for that purpose.

May 16, 2022

Bed bugs. The mere mention of them might make your skin crawl. These little critters are all too common, with one out of five people in the U.S. reporting a previous infestation or knowing of someone who encountered them at home or while traveling, according to a survey from the National Pest…