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DCist - As Cherry Blossom Season Kicks Off, Officials Say They Might Close The Tidal Basin To Crowds Again
March 16, 2021 - 12:00am

Suzan Song, MD, PhD, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, spoke to DCist for an article about "pandemic fatigue" and how this leads some people to engage in riskier behaviors, like going to the Tidal Basin for the Cherry...

The Washington Post - A Maryland Man Was Dying. His Longtime Handyman Gave Him a Kidney.
March 12, 2021 - 12:00am

J. Keith Melancon, MD, medical director of the GW Ron & Joy Paul Kidney Center, director of the GW Transplant Institute, and professor of surgery, spoke to The Washington Post about kidney donation and transplantation.

The Washington Post - Copper Mask, Pills and Pain Relief
January 28, 2021 - 12:00am

Mikhail Kogan, MD, medical director of the GW Center for Integrative Medicine and associate professor of medicine, spoke to The Washington Post for an article on the claims of what copper can and cannot do when it comes to virus protection,...

WNYC - Hitting the Pandemic Wall
January 26, 2021 - 12:00am

Suzan Song, MD, PhD, MPH, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, spoke to WNYC's The Takeaway about how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted our mental health and why so many are now hitting the "pandemic wall."

Washington Post - Bacteria Can Grow on Your Neglected Makeup and Brushes. Here’s What to Toss and What to Clean
December 17, 2020 - 12:00am

Pooja Sodha, MD, assistant professor of dermatology, spoke to The Washington Post for an article on how to keep makeup products clean and when you should throw them away.

WAMU - How To Cope With Election Stress And Anxiety
October 27, 2020 - 12:00am

Pooja Lakshmin, MD, clinical assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, joined The Kojo Nnamdi Show on WAMU-FM for a segment on how to cope with election stress and anxiety.

The Washington Post - What Those Studies on Mouthwash and Coronaviruses Actually Mean
October 23, 2020 - 12:00am

Hana Akselrod, MD, assistant professor of medicine, spoke to The Washington Post for an article on new research suggesting mouthwash and oral rinses might help reduce a person's risk for spreading coronavirus.

WUSA9 - Seasonal Depression Becoming a Concern with the Ending of Daylight Saving Time
October 21, 2020 - 12:00am

Daniel Lieberman, MD, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, spoke to WUSA9 for a segment about daylight saving time and how people can navigate seasonal depression.

Sinclair Broadcast Group - Treating Breast Cancer Treatment Side Effects
October 20, 2020 - 12:00am

Adam Friedman, MD, director of the GW Supportive Oncodermatology Clinic and professor of dermatology, spoke to Sinclair Broadcast Group for a segment on treating the side effects of breast cancer treatment.

The Washington Post - Should You Get a Coronavirus Test If You Think You Have a Cold?
October 16, 2020 - 12:00am

Gary Simon, MD, PhD, director of the Division of Infectious Diseases, Walter G. Ross Professor of Clinical Research, and professor of medicine, spoke to The Washington Post for an article on whether you should get a COVID-19 test if you're...