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A look back over 30 years of AIDS

Before AIDS got its name, it was a mystery disease killing mostly young, homosexual men in a horrible way -- and no one knew why.

Wednesday - 04/23/2014, 02:04am EDT

Tags: Robert Gallo, paula wolfson, AIDS

Will grieving parents get a break from Congress?

The Parental Bereavement Act would protect guardians who take time from work to grieve for their deceased children.

Monday - 04/21/2014, 04:33am EDT

Tags: paula wolfson, Barry Kluger, Kelly Farley, Parental Bereavement Act

ER doc recounts 'shocking' aftermath of Boston Marathon bombing

Dr. Leana Wen's memories of the Boston Marathon bombing are fresh in her mind, a year after the life-changing tragedy.

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 11:29am EDT

Tags: paula wolfson, Boston Marathon bombing, Leana Wen, emergency room

Study: Concussions last longer for girls

A new study suggests that girls suffer more severe concussions with symptoms that last longer than boys.

Friday - 04/11/2014, 03:26pm EDT

Tags: concussion, MedStar National Rehabilitation Network, paula wolfson

Platelet therapy could help body heal itself

What if the human body could use its own blood to repair itself? A relatively new type of pain therapy has potential to help with osteoarthritis and patients who need knee replacements.

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 06:59am EDT

Tags: paula wolfson, platelets, Platelet therapy, osteoarthritis, knee replacement, Bryan Murtaugh, Medstar National Rehabilitation Network

Doctor: Put risks of breast cancer and mammograms in perspective

The director of the Breast Imaging and Interventional Center at the George Washington Medical Faculty Associates is a breast cancer survivor. She says getting a mammogram and early diagnosis can save a life.

Tuesday - 04/08/2014, 11:05am EDT

Tags: Rachel Brem, George Washington Medical Faculty Associates, breast cancer, cancer, paula wolfson

A new weapon to stop bleeding on the battlefield

A new way to save wounded warriors is coming to the battlefield.

Monday - 04/07/2014, 04:55am EDT

Tags: xstat, paula wolfson, RevMedX, wound

Crossing seas for surgery a risky bet

Cut-rate plastic surgery at a foreign hospital may seem like a good deal -- a great way to save some big bucks. But there are downsides to what has been called "medical tourism."

Wednesday - 04/02/2014, 05:27am EDT

Tags: plastic surgery, destination surgery, pulmonary embolism, paula wolfson, Joseph Michaels

Ben's Run: Local charity makes strides in leukemia care

Clare Goldfogle lost her son, Ben, to leukemia in 2009.

Monday - 03/31/2014, 04:46am EDT

Tags: Ben Goldfogle, Clare Goldfogle, Ben, leukemia, paula wolfson

Diet drinks are harmful for some women

Postmenopausal women who drink multiple diet drinks are more likely to have a cardiovascular event.

Sunday - 03/30/2014, 02:27pm EDT

Tags: paula wolfson, diet drinks

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