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CNN - The Psychological Benefits of Prayer: What Science Says About the Mind-Soul Connection
June 17, 2020 - 12:00am

Christina Puchalski, MD '94, RESD '97, director of the GW Institute for Spirituality and Health and professor of medicine, spoke with CNN Health for an article on psychological benefits of prayer.

Hearst TV - Experts Increase Death Estimates, as Researchers Turn to Steroid Treatment
June 16, 2020 - 12:00am

Gary Simon, MD, PhD, director of the Division of Infectious Diseases and Walter G. Ross Professor of Clinical Research, spoke to Hearst TV for a segment on how moves to reopen across the U.S. could lead to a spike in COVID-19 cases and deaths....

Washington City Paper - Do Bars and Restaurants Need to Scrap Silverware
June 16, 2020 - 12:00am

Sanjay Maggirwar, PhD, chair of the Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine, spoke to Washington City Paper for an article on whether bars and restaurants should change out silverware for single-use plastic utensils as they...

AARP - How to Stay Safe as Things Open Up During the Pandemic
June 12, 2020 - 12:00am

Michael Knight, MD, assistant professor of medicine, spoke to AARP for an article on how to stay safe as businesses begin to reopen amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Washington Post - D.C. Surpasses 500 Coronavirus Deaths
June 12, 2020 - 12:00am

Janice Blanchard, MD, associate professor of emergency medicine, spoke with The Washington Post for an article on the disproportionate impact of the coronavirus on communities of color.

Women's Health - This Sunburn Relief Plan From Dermatologists Is Here To Save Your Skin
June 11, 2020 - 12:00am

Adam Friedman, MD, interim chair of the Department of Dermatology, spoke to Women's Health for an article on the best sunburn relief products.

The New York Times - Growing a Family in the Shadow of a Pandemic
June 8, 2020 - 12:00am

Timing is everything, especially when deciding when to start a family. In the face of a pandemic, however, uncertainty surrounding health implications and financial security are compounded. Everyone should look to their own values and priorities...

WAMU - For Black Emergency Doctors In Washington, The Pandemic Is Personal
June 3, 2020 - 12:00am

Janice Blanchard, MD, associate professor of emergency medicine and Marcee Wilder, MD, research instructor of emergency medicine, spoke with WAMU-FM for a story about the concerns of black physicians treating COVID-19 patients.

WTOP - Psychiatrist Offers Tips for Stress Reduction Amid Demonstrations, Pandemic
June 3, 2020 - 12:00am

Daniel Lieberman, MD, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, spoke with WTOP News for an article about how people can deal with stress while navigating the current news cycle revolving around COVID-19 and national demonstrations.

Healthline - What to Know About Potential COVID-19 Treatment Remdesivir
June 1, 2020 - 12:00am

Marc Siegel, MD, associate professor of medicine, spoke to Healthline for an article on the potential COVID-19 treatment Remdesivir.