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Children and teenagers are headed back to the classroom after months of learning from home. Here are the best ways to support them through the transition.
After seeing big spikes in virtual visits in 2020, providers are evaluating what investments and policies are needed to help cement telemedicine as a permanent part of the health care delivery system.
The combination of less-than-perfect posture practices and more sedentary work-from-home conditions is prompting more people than usual to seek help, according to a Maryland physical therapist.
You won’t get COVID-19 from the vaccine, but there’s a chance you will feel sick after the injection.
Disruption in our daily lives can often impact how we sleep at night. Recently, there’s arguably been no greater disruption than the pandemic.
While the coronavirus put a stop to many in-person doctors’ appointments, it also spurred innovation in the health industry.
Covid-19 vaccine distribution is creating complications and confusion across the region, but D.C.-area health care leaders and industry veterans say the local business community can help.
Many arrhythmias are benign, but they may signal a serious or life-threatening condition. Here's what you should know about the risks and how to protect your heart.
Heart disease is women's number one health threat, and the American Heart Association is raising awareness of the alarming fact with its DC Go Red campaign.
Some experts say that wearing two masks may be more effective against the coronavirus.
Many women experience high blood pressure during pregnancy, leading to potential complications for mom and baby alike.
In developing the COVID-19 vaccine, science was not skipped, slighted or ignored. It is clear upon review of both vaccines that they are safe and effective. Many scientific reviews confirm this.
February is American Heart Month, and amid a pandemic winter it is important now more than ever for parents to be aware of their child’s heart health.
Heart disease kills nearly 50,000 Black women annually, yet only 1 in 5 Black women believes she is personally at risk.
Navigating the process can be complicated and usually means visiting several websites, with each requiring its own registration.
Gov. Ralph Northam said he was ordering the health department to build a single place for vaccine appointments, and also extending restrictions through February.
Everything you need to know before taking it.
A group of D.C. government leaders and medical experts took part in an online forum to further encourage people of color to get the COVID-19 vaccine and to dispel any myths about its safety.
According to the CDC, more than 81,000 people died of drug overdoses in the United States from May 2019 to May 2020. That is the highest recorded number in a year’s span.
Heart failure is very common—and it just doesn't happen to older people. These are the stages of heart failure and what you should know about them.