1. When Should I Go To Urgent Care?

    It’s a decision that has to be made all the time: you or a family member is ill or injured and you have to make the call to schedule a doctor’s appointment, take a trip to urgent care, or head straight to the emergency room. The doctor may not have available openings for at least a few days, the emergency room is going to be more costly, and you may not even be sure how urgent care fits in bet…Read More

  2. Emergency hours for April

    During April, the Medics USA offices in Ashburn and Columbia Heights will be closed. The Dupont Circle office will be open from 9;00 to 4:00  Monday through Friday, and 9:00 to 2:00 on Saturday. If you need to refill a prescription, tele-visits are available; please call our office.…Read More

  3. Getting The Primary Care Service You Need During Coronavirus Stay Home Orders

    We’re still in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis caused by the coronavirus, and for most people in Washington, D.C., these are uncertain feeling times. From job security concerns to worrying about the health and well-being of family members and friends, taking care of yourself can seem like a priority that falls onto the second or even third page of your list.    When you’re not feeling well …Read More

  4. Narrowing Down the Cause of Your Child’s Allergies

    With spring just about to settle in for good, many people are preparing for the itchy eyes and endless sneezing that this season is known for. For parents, the first time that their child starts to show signs of allergies, it can look like a cold. After a while, you may notice that the symptoms look less like a cold and more like your standard allergic reaction. If your kiddo has recently started …Read More

  5. Spices With Tons of Healthy Benefits

    The beginning of a new year is a time where people devote themselves to losing weight and working on a healthy lifestyle. While so many do turn to time in the gym, that’s not the only place that you should look to when seeking out answers for a healthier lifestyle. Unfortunately, a common misconception is that healthy eating is bland and flavorless, making it painful to eat, difficult to eat, an…Read More

  6. Medical Checklist for Your Next Big Trip

    Spring break is coming up, which means that a majority of people will be heading out of town, bound for warmer weather. Whether you’re heading to your family’s cabin in Colorado, Disney World Resort in Florida, or you’re taking advantage of this time off and finally cashing in that international vacation that you’ve been dying to book, you absolutely want to make sure that you make a medic…Read More

  7. How Your Body Benefits from Drinking Water

    Drinking water is one of the easiest ways to take control of your health. Our bodies need water to keep maintain the health of our organs, keep our skin glowing, and so much more. As many people know, the human body could go three weeks without food, but can only last three to four days without water. So, as you can see, there are countless reasons that getting enough water is a must.  In today…Read More

  8. Office in Falls Church is closing

    Medics USA is closing its office in Falls Church and consolidating its operations with our Ashburn VA and two DC offices. The location closes at 1:00 pm on Thursday, February 14. We hope our Falls Church patients will continue to utilize Medics USA's other locations. If you have any questions, or wish to transfer medical records, please contact us through the Patient Portal or call 202.483.4400.…Read More

  9. Fun Ways to Stay Active During the Winter

    This time of the year is always so complex — you’re exhausted from the holidays only just ending, but you’ve also just set a New Year’s resolution to prioritize your health. With winter being the time of the year where temperatures are at their lowest in Washington DC, the last thing that might cross your mind is going outdoors and finding a fun way to be active outside!  If you’re curr…Read More