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Study: Concussions last longer for girls

A new study suggests that girls suffer more severe concussions with symptoms that last longer than boys.

Friday - 04/11/2014, 03:26pm EDT

Tags: concussion, MedStar National Rehabilitation Network, Paula Wolfson

Platelet therapy could help body heal itself

What if the human body could use its own blood to repair itself? A relatively new type of pain therapy has potential to help with osteoarthritis and patients who need knee replacements.

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 06:59am EDT

Tags: Paula Wolfson, platelets, Platelet therapy, osteoarthritis, knee replacement, Bryan Murtaugh, Medstar National Rehabilitation Network

Doctor: Put risks of breast cancer and mammograms in perspective

The director of the Breast Imaging and Interventional Center at the George Washington Medical Faculty Associates is a breast cancer survivor. She says getting a mammogram and early diagnosis can save a life.

Tuesday - 04/08/2014, 11:05am EDT

Tags: Rachel Brem, George Washington Medical Faculty Associates, breast cancer, cancer, Paula Wolfson

A new weapon to stop bleeding on the battlefield

A new way to save wounded warriors is coming to the battlefield.

Monday - 04/07/2014, 04:55am EDT

Tags: xstat, Paula Wolfson, RevMedX, wound

Crossing seas for surgery a risky bet

Cut-rate plastic surgery at a foreign hospital may seem like a good deal -- a great way to save some big bucks. But there are downsides to what has been called "medical tourism."

Wednesday - 04/02/2014, 05:27am EDT

Tags: plastic surgery, destination surgery, pulmonary embolism, Paula Wolfson, Joseph Michaels

Ben's Run: Local charity makes strides in leukemia care

Clare Goldfogle lost her son, Ben, to leukemia in 2009.

Monday - 03/31/2014, 04:46am EDT

Tags: Ben Goldfogle, Clare Goldfogle, Ben, leukemia, Paula Wolfson

Diet drinks are harmful for some women

Postmenopausal women who drink multiple diet drinks are more likely to have a cardiovascular event.

Sunday - 03/30/2014, 02:27pm EDT

Tags: Paula Wolfson, diet drinks

Study: Stress of homework hurts students' grades

How much homework is too much? Ann Dolin, president of EC Tutoring and author of the book "Homework Made Simple: Tips, Tools and Solutions for Stress Free Homework," offers guidance by grade level.

Friday - 03/28/2014, 07:40am EDT

Tags: education, Paula Wolfson, parenting, school, homework

Low-back pain among most common work-related ailments

New research finds that low-back pain accounts for a third of all work-related disability claims world wide. A D.C. rehabilitation doctors has suggestions to protect your back from wear and tear.

Thursday - 03/27/2014, 06:01pm EDT

Tags: back pain, work injury, Paula Wolfson

A parent fights to speed FDA approval in hopes of saving son's life

Parents are leading petition drives to get the Food and Drug Administration to put promising, but still experimental, drugs on the fast track while their children are suffering from terrible diseases.

Wednesday - 03/26/2014, 05:20am EDT

Tags: Paula Wolfson, duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, fda, drugs, Werner Arnold, Niko Arnold, Josh Hardy

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