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August 2, 2022

Extreme heat puts tremendous stress on your body and can lead to dehydration, heat exhaustion, and heatstroke, among other health-related consequences.

August 1, 2022

Whether you suffer from persistent knee pain and stiffness, or you’ve suffered a knee injury, knee replacement surgery – one of the most successful surgeries – may be in your future.

August 1, 2022

Frequent interruptions to sleep and daytime sleepiness may be indicative of sleep apnea and warrant a consultation with a sleep expert.

July 29, 2022

With a wide-ranging list of sunscreen options featuring different qualities like broad spectrum, sport sunscreen, water-resistant and more, how do you know which is best for you and your family? Keep reading to learn more about what factors into a high-quality sunscreen and what chemicals to…

July 26, 2022

This component of cannabis doesn’t bring on a “high” — but it may help fight inflammation and ease anxiety and stress that trigger flares.

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.