1. 7 Ways To Keep Your Skin Healthy

    Did you know that your skin is actually an organ? It’s the largest one your body has, so keeping it healthy should always be a top priority. When you have healthy skin, it helps to support the rest of your body, and promotes better overall health. At Medics USA, we want you to have the healthiest skin that you can. Our experienced and friendly physicians would be glad to meet with you to discuss…Read More

  2. Overwork can be deadly

    The Japanese have a word: karoshi or “death by overworking.” Now, the American Heart Association confirms how dangerous overworking can be. The journal Stroke publishes a study of 144,000 French adults that indicates that overwork (defined as working 10 hours or more per day for at least 50 days a year) very significantly increases the risk of stroke. Of the adults monitored, almost 30 percent…Read More

  3. Why You Should Bring Your Lunch to Work

    We understand how it is. Between waking up early, making the kids breakfast, dropping them off at school, getting in a quick workout, and heading to work yourself, it can be hard to find the time to do anything other than grab some fast food for lunch.  At Medics USA, we’re proud to be the primary care provider that you can count on to offer practical advice about how to live a healthier life. …Read More

  4. Kelly Harley will serve Dupont Circle and Columbia Heights residents

    Medics USA is pleased to announce that Kelly E. Harley, a Board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner, has joined the practice. Kelly will be on staff at the Medics USA clinics in the Dupont Circle and Columbia Heights neighborhoods of the District. Harley has been a Registered Nurse since 2013, gaining wide experience at hospitals in Florida and DC. She graduated Cum Laude from George Washington Un…Read More

  5. Music Ed helps math, science grades

    Some people say: Cut music education in our schools and replace them with math and science courses. A new study published by the American Psychological Association says: Wrong! Researchers looked at 100,000 Canadian students and identified the 13 percent of them who took at least one advanced class in music during high school – courses like band, orchestra, or choir that require previous skill a…Read More

  6. 3 Small Ways to Improve Your Health This Summer

    At Medics USA, there’s nothing we love more than helping our patients to be the happiest, healthiest versions of themselves that they can possibly be. There’s no doubt that it takes hard work, but did you know that it doesn’t have to be as hard as you think it will be? All too often, we imagine that getting healthier will involve a diet of salads and hours of hard work at the gym every singl…Read More

  7. Health Tips for Int’l Travelers

    If you and yours are traveling abroad this summer, you can get all the health information you need from the Centers for Disease Control. The CDC has an excellent site for free (here) and a comprehensive biannual “Yellow Book” available for download and in hard copy (both cost). The CDC has advice for special types of travel -- including study abroad, travel for work, and wilderness travel —-…Read More

  8. We’re Your Go-To Medical Clinic for Urgent Care in DC

    When it comes right down to it, the truth is that there are some things out there that require you to see a doctor as soon as you can, but they’re not emergencies. As you probably know, a trip to the emergency room is likely going to cost you an arm and a leg, and needless to say, that’s not something anyone really wants.  The good news is that visiting an urgent care center is the best bet f…Read More

  9. Healthy Grilling Tips Anyone Can Use

    Now that spring has sprung, people all over our neck of the woods are breaking out their grills. There’s just something about this time of year that makes cooking over a grill so enjoyable, and with temperatures on the rise, a need for new grilling recipes comes along with them. For many people, however, the goal is to grill in a way that’s healthier. But what does healthy grilling actually lo…Read More