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Exercise can improve self-esteem, mood for teens, tweens

The power of exercise has another benefit for teens and tweens: Helping to ward off depression and improve self-esteem.

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 03:55pm EDT

Tags: mental health, teens, exercise, paula wolfson, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

Local pediatricians: Codeine not effective treatment for children

It's not a surprise to local doctors that codeine now has the FDA's black box warning, cautioning doctors against writing prescriptions for the opiate painkiller.

Monday - 04/21/2014, 05:16pm EDT

Tags: Megan Cloherty, codeine, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, fda, Journal of Pediatrics, parenting

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Nats stars plus gingerbread equals joy for sick children

Nationals players attended a Christmas party for children with cancer and blood disorders at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital Tuesday.

Wednesday - 12/11/2013, 09:03am EST

Tags: childhood cancer, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Washington Nationals, Ross Detwiler, paula wolfson, Christmas, Denard Span

MedStar moving pediatrics, obstetrics off Georgetown campus

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is relocating a key division away from its primary campus, signing a lease for its pediatrics and some women's health services in Tenleytown

Thursday - 07/18/2013, 04:57pm EDT

Tags: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, georgetown, Tenleytown

Best hospitals in the region are ...

Johns Hopkins Hospital reclaimed the top spot on U.S. News & World Report's rankings of the nation's best hospitals. Locally, Inova Fairfax Hospital is the top D.C.-area hospital.

Tuesday - 07/16/2013, 04:04am EDT

Tags: andrew mollenbeck, us news and world report, Inova Fairfax, best hospitals, Johns Hopkins Hospital, MedStar Washington Hospital Center, Medstar National Rehabilitation Hospital, Holy Cross Hospital, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, hospitals

MedStar deftly uses regulatory process to block competitors

MedStar Health has shored up its position as the District's market-leading health provider, beating back competitors with a lot of help from the D.C. government.

Tuesday - 06/11/2013, 09:10pm EDT

Tags: medstar, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, D.C., Sibley Memorial Hospital, hospitals

The sisterhood of ACL recoveries

In a city where attention has been focused on the knee injuries of Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III, the fact remains that the athletes most likely to tear their anterior cruciate ligaments are teenage girls.

Wednesday - 04/10/2013, 03:53pm EDT

Tags: knee injury, lacrosse, Robert Griffin III, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, exercise, paula wolfson

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Tips to prevent skin damage in winter weather

Applying sun screen, bundling up and installing a humidifier in your home or office can help protect your skin from the elements.

Wednesday - 03/06/2013, 11:23am EST

Tags: winter, snow, Cold weather, skin damage, Randi Martin, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

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Coronary calcium scan finds early signs of heart disease

A simple test can detect early signs of heart disease, but insurance does not not cover it. The chief of cardiology at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital calls it "a mammogram for the heart."

Thursday - 02/14/2013, 04:58am EST

Tags: heart disease, health insurance, coronary calcium scan, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, paula wolfson

D.C. mom fights cancer with a cookbook

Danielle Cook Navidi wanted to help her son as he battled cancer. Now, she's helping others with their nutritional needs.

Friday - 09/28/2012, 05:15am EDT

Tags: cancer, danielle cook navidi, Maryland Rep. Steny Hoyer, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, chemotherapy, paula wolfson, Hodgkins lymphoma

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