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Sep 6, 2016

an-epidemic-of-congestive-heart-failureHeart failure is a very common condition, affecting more than 5 million Americans. But it is not a death sentence. Through lifestyle changes, new medications, and advances in technology, the condition can be managed and patients can lead longer, fuller lives.

Listen as Samer S. Najjar, MD, the Director of Advanced...

Sep 5, 2016

act-f-a-s-t-quick-diagnosis-and-treatment-for-strokeApproximately 800,000 people have a stroke each year; about one every 40 seconds. MedStar Washington Hospital Center is the first hospital in the Washington region to be certified as a Comprehensive Stroke Center by The Joint Commission. The Hospital Center joins an elite group of only 73 medical centers nationwide to...