Vitiligo is an autoimmune condition affecting nearly 2 million Americans. It causes patches of skin to lose color or turn white, and it has no cure. But a new treatment approved by the Food and Drug Administration offers hope.
A USCG-licensed captain, instructor, and rigging specialist has been brought safely to land after combined efforts from the George Washington University’s Maritime Medical Access team, the U.S. Coast Guard, the U.S. Air Force, commercial shipping, and assistance from a fellow yacht.
Extreme heat puts tremendous stress on your body and can lead to dehydration, heat exhaustion, and heatstroke, among other health-related consequences.
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.
Frequent interruptions to sleep and daytime sleepiness may be indicative of sleep apnea and warrant a consultation with a sleep expert.
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…
This component of cannabis doesn’t bring on a “high” — but it may help fight inflammation and ease anxiety and stress that trigger flares.
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.
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.
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…