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MedStar Washington Hospital Center doctors give you the inside story on advances in medicine and share health and wellness insights.

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MedStar Washington Hospital Center doctors give you the inside story on advances in medicine and share health and wellness insights.

    Adult Acne is Frustrating but Treatable

    Adult Acne is Frustrating but Treatable

    Acne is common in teenagers, but it can become a more persistent problem for adults. Dermatologist Dr. Sanna Ronkainen discusses how we treat adult acne and ways to protect your skin.

    • 6 min
    Breast Reconstruction After Breast Cancer Surgery

    Breast Reconstruction After Breast Cancer Surgery

    For many women, breast reconstruction is an important part of the healing process after breast cancer surgery. Plastic surgeon Dr. Kenneth Fan discusses the three reconstruction methods we use and why treatment often depends on patients’ unique expectations, goals, and needs. 

    • 7 min
    Why Younger Women Are Having Heart Attacks and Tips to Prevent Them

    Why Younger Women Are Having Heart Attacks and Tips to Prevent Them

    About 800,000 Americans have a heart attack each year—and younger women account for nearly one-third of them, according to a 2019 study. Dr. Patrick Bering discusses what’s causing this rise in heart attacks.

    • 8 min
    4 Common Orthopaedic Trauma Injuries and How We Treat Them

    4 Common Orthopaedic Trauma Injuries and How We Treat Them

    Some of the most unexpected injuries in medicine are due to orthopaedic trauma, which involves problems related to bones, joints, and soft tissues. Discover what some of the most common orthopaedic trauma injuries are and how we treat them.

    • 12 min
    DVT: How We Treat These Blood Clots and Tips to Prevent Them

    DVT: How We Treat These Blood Clots and Tips to Prevent Them

    Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT), a condition in which blood clots form in the deep veins, affects as many as 900,000 Americans each year and can cause symptoms such as pain while walking and a burning sensation in the legs. Learn who’s most at risk of developing DVT and common treatment options. 

    • 9 min
    Immediately Relieve BPH Symptoms with Greenlight Laser Surgery

    Immediately Relieve BPH Symptoms with Greenlight Laser Surgery

    BPH, or an enlarged prostate, affects about 50 percent of men between the ages of 50 and 60, causing symptoms ranging from frequent urination to a weak urine stream. Dr. Daniel Marchalik discusses GreenLight laser surgery, a minimally invasive treatment for BPH.

    • 10 min

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