At The George Washington University Hospital Blog you'll find information you can use to improve your overall health and well-being, and stories about our amazing patients and Healthcare Heroes serving our community.
December 29, 2023
If your yearly resolution has to do with reaching a healthy weight, it may be smart to check your thyroid.
December 4, 2023
Here's why your heart is more at risk during the holidays, and what you can do to protect it.
December 2, 2023
Here are similarities and differences between these conditions, as well as common symptoms.
December 1, 2023
Don't let an injury ruin your holiday fun. These tips can help keep you injury-free.
November 19, 2023
Most of us take our voices for granted every day. The mere act of talking is something we don’t think twice about. Not Joy West. When she learned she had cancer in her voice box, she turned to GW Hospital and Joseph Goodman, MD, FACS at the GW Cancer Center.
November 1, 2023
The average American consumes over 2,000 calories on Thanksgiving. Here's how to save half those calories!
October 6, 2023
Matthew Ng, MD, a colorectal surgeon at GW Cancer Center, helped treat successfully patient Claudia Acosta when she was 20 weeks pregnant.
September 3, 2023
Not sure what to do if a friend or family member has mental health issues? These tips may help.
February 15, 2022
If you have been diagnosed with diabetes, talk to your doctor about ways to address and prevent chronic wounds associated with the disease, such as diabetic foot care.
January 12, 2022
Knowing the signs and symptoms can save your life!
July 13, 2021
Patient credits surgery, and support, for improved health. For more than a decade, bariatric patient Delorce Ferrell tried counting calories and exercising.
September 10, 2020
Experts recommend scheduling doctor's appointments and surgeries now, before a possible increase in COVID-19 infections this fall.
September 3, 2020
How can you feel balanced in the midst of COVID-19? GW Psychiatrists discuss coping strategies and key steps you can take.