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Bunions be Gone!

Bunions—those unsightly bony protrusions that can develop over the first metatarsal bone or big toe joint—remain a bit of a mystery. Aside Read More »

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thyroid cancer

Thyroid Surgery: Better Care for Better Looking Results

For people with thyroid cancer surgery is usually the best treatment. Yet how the procedure is done and by whom can make a telltale difference.

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Springing Back from Obesity

For this Maryland woman, a whole new life after bariatric surgery and body contouring.

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Neck and Back Pain Basics: What You Need to Know

Neck and back pain are among the most common causes of missed work and disability. But with improved treatments, you don’t have to suffer.

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12 Tips for Healthy Eating

With the New Year comes the opportunity to start fresh. Here are 12 tips to help you keep a balanced and healthful diet in the months ahead.

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Celebrating Connectedness Now and Year-Round

Many religious and cultural holidays inspire members of our MedStar Washington Hospital Center family this time of year. Here are just a Read More »

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Bothered by Bunions?

Whether from high heels, heritage or happenstance, painful bunions can cramp your style. But practical tactics and specialty medical care can get you back on your feet.

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GERD Long-term Treatment Risks

By Timothy Koch, MD

Many people have gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and have a prescribed treatment plan. But, what are the risk of long-term PPI usage?

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cataract surgery

Two Eyes, One Surgery

Simultaneous Bilateral Cataract Surgery lets patients have cataract surgery on both eyes, on the same day, The procedure sparks debate among physicians.

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Join Replacement

Breaking Down the Myths of Joint Replacement Surgery

Tune in to the full podcast interview with Dr. Thakkar. If knee or hip pain is starting to limit your life, it’s Read More »

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