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January 18, 2022

With the highly contagious omicron variant of COVID-19 spreading throughout the U.S., even among vaccinated populations, now is the time to be cautious, get tested, and take care of yourself.

January 12, 2022

It’s a new medical mystery, one facing everyone out and about during winter months: If you’re feeling under the weather, how can you tell if you have COVID-19, the flu, or a cold?

January 12, 2022

Zachary Zimmer, MD, assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery at the George Washington University GW Medical Faculty Associates, explains how you can avoid strained backs and sprained wrists during winter and when you should seek help for more serious injuries.

January 7, 2022

As if COVID-19 and its many infection surges haven’t been challenging enough, rates of telogen effluvium, a kind of temporary hair loss, have also reportedly spiked, either as a result of pandemic stress or of the disease itself.

January 5, 2022

Congratulations to Andrew Choi, MD, on his award recognizing his leadership for the American College of Cardiology Mid-Atlantic Capital Cardiology Symposium.

December 21, 2021

Crystal Woods, an executive coordinator at the George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates, is a proponent of empathy and reciprocity, treating others how you wish to be treated.

December 20, 2021

Seasonal affective disorder, or S.A.D., can be a formidable consequence of shorter days, colder weather, and weaker sunlight. However, it’s highly treatable, thanks to treatments such as light therapy.

December 17, 2021

Dana Brent, executive coordinator with the George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates medicine clerkship programs, is a special, invaluable presence in medicine: not only is she inspired by the students she supports, but she is also an inspiring person herself.

December 10, 2021

A seasoned professional in orthopaedic surgery, Leticia Graham, executive coordinator at the George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates, has gathered threads of gratitude and compassion over time at the department, and her generosity has made her a paragon of warmth and…

December 8, 2021

While rheumatoid arthritis rarely causes hair loss directly, related factors like medication and stress can play a role. Learn more about what can cause hair loss in rheumatoid arthritis and how to prevent and treat it.