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July 15, 2021

Consumers should stop using certain brands of spray-on sunscreen products made by Johnson & Johnson.

July 14, 2021

Cara Scharf majored in English in college, so she's always been good with words. But right after graduation, she discovered she would have to deal with four letters: BRCA. Cara was just 22 when she tested found out she was BRCA 1+ positive.

July 14, 2021

Brenda talks about her experience being diagnosed with breast cancer on the GW Mammovan.

July 12, 2021

Pinky Rose Aluben, an oncology infusion nurse with the George Washington UniversityPinky Rose Aluben (GW) Medical Faculty Associates (MFA) Department of Medicine, has seen the highs and lows of cancer care, but she has never wavered in providing both levity and warmth to patients and their…

July 8, 2021

Mark Bates, technical director for Non-Invasive Vascular Laboratory Services at the Mark Bates George Washington University (GW) Medical Faculty Associates (MFA), has high standards — for his team, for patient outcomes, and for himself.

July 2, 2021

As pandemic restrictions begin to ease, many employees are finding themselves in permanent hybrid mode: working at both the office and at home.

June 29, 2021

If you take a peek online, you'll find lots of people sharing tips about just how often to reapply sunscreen. Many claim that you should reapply every two hours when you're out in the sun.

June 29, 2021

With beaches, pools, and sandal-ready weather, the summer is a time to give your feet a breather – but injuries and foot health should still be a top concern.

June 21, 2021

Close to 15% of men are in poor health, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, making June, Men’s Health Month, a fitting time to prioritize care for a population sometimes reluctant to get regular check-ups.

June 16, 2021

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,…