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May 16, 2022

Sunburns are the most immediately annoying evidence of too much time spent unprotected in the sun, but what we often don't see right away is the accelerated skin aging and risk of skin cancer that can go along with them.

May 16, 2022

Is this specialized manicure really all that? Learn about the benefits and risks of Russian manicures before you book one.

May 16, 2022

Maya Bitar, MD, associate professor of ophthalmology at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, explains the ins-and-outs of corneal transplantation and how technology has advanced.

May 12, 2022

Robert Zeman, MD, professor and chair of the Department of Radiology at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, recently received the William T. Thorwarth Jr., MD, Award at the American College of Radiology’s (ACR) annual meeting in Washington, D.C., in April.…

May 11, 2022

Despite exploding in popularity during the pandemic, telehealth has been around in healthcare for years. But the sudden shift to virtual care in 2020 forced the pace of innovation in health tech to accelerate—and some providers have struggled to keep up.

May 10, 2022

At the GW MFA, the “Wide Awake” procedure, known as WALANT (Wide Awake Local Anesthesia No Tourniquet) surgery, is performed in-office, with local anesthesia, and is significantly more efficient, particularly in terms of patient comfort, time, waste, and money.

May 6, 2022

In late April 2022, the George Washington University (GW) Transplant Institute’s new Liver Transplant Program completed its first liver transplant, led by surgeons Stephen Gray, MD, a provider with Transplant Services at the GW Medical Faculty Associates (MFA) and associate professor of surgery…

May 6, 2022

Lesley Swiger, media relations specialist at the George Washington University, is a font of valuable health knowledge. She knows the practical ins-and-outs of the human body – she has a master’s degree in exercise science and wellness programming – and she has a passion for communication.

April 26, 2022

Skin cancer is one of the most common cancers, but it’s also the most preventable. May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, and it’s a good time to brush up on skin cancer basics as well as dive into deeper and less common information.

April 26, 2022

Your feet are a critical part of your body; they help you stay active and balanced, yet it’s easy to take their health for granted. To maintain your well-being – and to keep your feet, the foundation of your body, strong ­– it’s important to heed the advice of professionals.