Aug 20, 2016
Palliative care services at MedStar Washington Hospital Center provide hospitalized patients with serious illnesses ongoing relief from symptoms and stress during and after treatment. Our interdisciplinary palliative care team members are experts in this specialized field of medicine—and deliver an important level of...
Aug 18, 2016
When it comes to sex after
40, one of the biggest misconceptions is that age will sour your
sex life. But in reality, many women in midlife say the quality of
sex is better than ever.
Listen in as Cheryl Iglesia, MD, discusses myth vs. reality about midlife sex.
Aug 16, 2016
For older adults,
particularly those with dementia, hearing loss can increase
isolation and damage their overall quality of life. Cochlear
implants are an effective treatment for hearing loss, but the
anesthesia used during the procedure may cause risks for this
Listen in as Selena Heman-Ackah, MD,...
Aug 3, 2016
20 percent of Americans suffer from frequent episodes of acid
Acid blockers are a great way to help ease the symptoms of heartburn. However some of the newer and stronger acid-reducing medicines appear to increase the risks of bone disease, fractures, and intestinal infections.
Listen in as Tim Koch,...