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Jul 27, 2017

when-should-you-see-a-podiatric-surgeonPersistent foot or ankle pain may seem like just an annoyance. But without proper treatment, the pain and discomfort can get worse, potentially damaging mobility and quality of life.

In this segment, Dr. Caitlin Zarick, Podiatric Surgeon with MedStar Washington Hospital Center, joins the show to discuss when...


Jul 25, 2017

treating-cancer-with-the-edge-systemAbout half of all cancer patients receive some type of radiation therapy during the course of their treatment. Radiation therapy is a type of cancer treatment that uses beams of intense energy to kill cancer cells.

In this segment, Dr. Pamela Randolph-Jackson, Chair of the Department of Radiation at MedStar Washington...


Jul 20, 2017

diet-and-nutrition-s-effect-on-wellbeingThe nutrients in the foods that we eat enable the cells in our bodies to perform their necessary functions. What you eat can greatly affect your health and well-being. Scientific studies have shown many times that choosing healthy foods can reduce the risk of heart disease, cancer, and other diseases.

Listen as Andrea...


Jul 18, 2017

treatment-for-herniaHernias occur when a weak abdominal wall allows a piece of the intestine or other tissue to slip through, often creating a noticeable lump. They either develop slowly over months or years or develop very suddenly.

Hernia surgery is critical for repairing the opening or weakness in the abdominal wall. If the opening is...


Jul 13, 2017

bariatrics-and-weight-management-at-medstar-washington-hospital-centerObesity comes with health risks. Diabetes. High-blood pressure. Joint pain. Sleep apnea and more. That's why so many people have turned to us for help. MedStar Washington Hospital Center's Bariatric Surgery Program is one of the area's most experienced and comprehensive.

Join Dr. Timothy Shope, Director of Bariatric...