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In 2000, Harold Mintz gave the ultimate gift: He became the first person in the Washington area to donate a kidney to a stranger. Now, his generous act is being studied by researchers, eager to shed light on his compassionate behavior.
The power of exercise has another benefit for teens and tweens: Helping to ward off depression and improve self-esteem.
It's not a surprise to local doctors that codeine now has the FDA's black box warning, cautioning doctors against writing prescriptions for the opiate painkiller.
Nationals players attended a Christmas party for children with cancer and blood disorders at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital Tuesday.
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is relocating a key division away from its primary campus, signing a lease for its pediatrics and some women's health services in Tenleytown
Johns Hopkins Hospital reclaimed the top spot on U.S. News & World Report's rankings of the nation's best hospitals. Locally, Inova Fairfax Hospital is the top D.C.-area hospital.
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MedStar Health has shored up its position as the District's market-leading health provider, beating back competitors with a lot of help from the D.C. government.
In a city where attention has been focused on the knee injuries of Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III, the fact remains that the athletes most likely to tear their anterior cruciate ligaments are teenage girls.
Applying sun screen, bundling up and installing a humidifier in your home or office can help protect your skin from the elements.
A simple test can detect early signs of heart disease, but insurance does not not cover it. The chief of cardiology at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital calls it "a mammogram for the heart."
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