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The Washington Post - Is Subway’s Bread Actually Bread?
October 8, 2020 - 12:00am

Timothy S. Harlan, MD, executive director of the GW Culinary Medicine Program and associate professor of medicine, spoke to The Washington Post about the unnecessary sugars added to some foods.

Healthline - Is Hi-Tech Skin Care Worth the Price?
September 28, 2020 - 12:00am

Joseph Zahn, MD, assistant professor of dermatology, spoke to Healthline for an article on various hi-tech tools people use on their skin and whether they are effective.

ABC News - Women More Likely to Experience Depression, Anxiety, New CDC Data Shows
September 24, 2020 - 12:00am

Pooja Lakshmin, MD, clinical assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, spoke to ABC News for an article on a new study that suggests women are more likely to experience symptoms of depression and anxiety than men, and more likely...

The Washington Post - Is It COVID-19 or the Flu?
September 18, 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 how difficult it will be to distinguish flu and COVID-...

Smithsonian Magazine - Could Tattoo Ink Be Used to Detect Cancer?
September 18, 2020 - 12:00am

Jocelyn Rapelyea, MD, professor of radiology, spoke to Smithsonian Magazine about a recent study on medical imaging agents shows common pigments and dyes could help with early diagnosis.

USA Today - Staph Infections are Common and Aren't Caused by Face Masks
September 18, 2020 - 12:00am

Adam Friedman, MD, interim chair of the Department of Dermatology and professor of dermatology, spoke to USA Today about whether face masks can cause staph infections.

The Healthy - How to Tell the Difference Between Psoriasis, Rosacea, and Eczema
September 17, 2020 - 12:00am

Pooja Sodha, MD, assistant professor of dermatology, spoke to The Healthy for an article on how to distinguish rosacea, psoriasis, and eczema from each other.

DCist - 'COVID-somnia' Is Messing With Locals' Sleep
September 16, 2020 - 12:00am

Vivek Jain, MD, director of the GW Center for Sleep Disorders and associate professor of medicine, spoke to DCist for an article on why people might be having difficulty sleeping during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Kojo Nnamdi Show - What Could A COVID-19 Vaccine Really Mean?
September 15, 2020 - 12:00am

David Diemert, MD, professor of medicine, was live on The Kojo Nnamdi Show for a segment about the progress of COVID-19 vaccine trials and what people can expect.

The Washington Post - Stress Over Pandemic Makes OCD Symptoms Worse in Some Children
September 13, 2020 - 12:00am

Suzan Song, MD, PhD, MPH, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, spoke to The Washington Post for an article about the impacts pandemic stress has on children with OCD.