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November 16, 2015 - 10:36am

The 3rd Annual Rodham Institute Summit took place on October 2nd at the THEARC in southeast DC, leaders from across the city came together to discuss how they can promote health equity and partner to bring compassionate and high quality health...

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November 16, 2015 - 10:35am

A research division of the World Health Organization (the International Agency for Research on Cancer IRAC) announced that bacon, sausage and other processed meats cause cancer and that red meat probably does too. IRAC wants to put processed...

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October 1, 2015 - 12:00am

Kudos… to Drs. Sabyasachi Sen, Eric Nylen, and Ishita Prakash (former Endocrinology fellow), for their publication titled, “Lithium as an Alternative Option in Graves Thyrotoxicosis” in Case...

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October 1, 2015 - 12:00am

Recently, Dr. Stanley Talpers, retired internist and Emeritus Professor of Medicine at George Washington University School of Medicine spoke in favor of the Death with Dignity bill introduced by Councilmember Mary Cheh.

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October 1, 2015 - 12:00am

Dr. Shailendra Sharma joined the Division of Nephrology last month. Dr. Sharma received his medical degree from the Institute of Medicine at the Tribhuvan University in 2001. He started his Residency at the Patan Hospital in...

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October 1, 2015 - 12:00am

Forget 140, that didn’t last even a year. Now the new standard is a blood pressure of 120 millimeters of mercury (mm Hg). Good luck to you all. I am pretty sure that I never (or almost never) have been able to get a hypertensive patient down to a...

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September 1, 2015 - 12:00am

Pedro A. Jose, MD, PhD, joins the Division of Kidney Disease and Hypertension. Dr. Jose received his medical degree from The University of Santo Tomas, Philippines in 1965. He completed his Residency in Pediatric Medicine at...

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September 1, 2015 - 12:00am

Have no illusions about the next Presidential election as the Republicans are already fighting each other to get the most extreme position on social issues. Senator Claire McCaskill had to be the luckiest woman in the world in 2012 when her...

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September 1, 2015 - 12:00am

After 14 years at the GW Medical Faculty Associates, Dr. James Cooper, Division of Geriatrics, has decided to retire from clinical practice. He holds the rank as Clinical Professor of Medicine.

Dr. Cooper is a graduate of Vanderbilt...

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September 1, 2015 - 12:00am

After 14 years at the GW Medical Faculty Associates, Dr. James Cooper, Division of Geriatrics, has decided to retire from clinical practice. He holds the rank as Clinical Professor of Medicine.

Dr. Cooper is a graduate of Vanderbilt...

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