If you’re thinking that wheatgrass sounds like a leafy green plant that people put in smoothies because it’s packed with nutrients, well, congrats—you couldn’t be more correct. But get this: because the ingredient is abundant in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, wheatgrass can also be highly…
When Adrian Frierson stepped in to the IV Compounding Supervisor position at the George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates (GW MFA) in May 2013 he brought with him prior experience in the role at Dana Farber Cancer Institute and a decade of experience working in pharmacy.
Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause for cancer related deaths in the United States, and March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. During this month, we are reminded that receiving regular cancer screening even while you have no signs or symptoms of disease in an important step in…
Your skin doesn’t lie. And that’s mostly because it can’t. As your body’s largest organ, one of its primary jobs is to find a way to bring any potential issues to your attention.
Dermatologists say that virtual meetings are creating a “Zoom Boom” – an increased demand for cosmetic treatments. It stems from people staring at themselves on the computer screen.
Over the course of our lives, we use our knees a lot. After years of constant motion, wear-and-tear can result in a common form of arthritis called osteoarthritis, which destroys joint cartilage and bone.
Dry skin is caused by loss of the skin's natural moisture. This may be due to harsh soaps, frequent bathing without regular use of moisturizers, chronic exposure to dry/low humidity, and skin aging
About 23 years ago, Tracy Peace joined the George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates as a staff nurse, working directly with the patients in the Division of Internal Medicine. In the years since she started, her role has evolved into an informatics position working in support of…
During American Heart Month this February, we are reminded about the importance of taking care of our heart health. This reminder is perhaps even more important this year as we approach a year of living during the COVID-19 pandemic.
In midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the George Washington University’s (GW) Rodham Institute has joined with health, academic, civic, civil rights, and faith organizations, as part of the Black Coalition Against COVID-19, to host community education-focused town halls.