1. How Do Vaccines Work?

    Infectious diseases, viruses, and deadly bacteria have loomed in the dark corners of the human psyche, and with good reason. Looking back to the era before vaccinations were used to fight the worst of these infectious scourges, wide-sweeping illness regularly took its toll on families, villages, kingdoms, and continents. And while some of these diseases and viruses were not highly deadly, others, …Read More

  2. 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 or …Read More

  3. 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

  4. Healthy Resolutions that Don’t Include Weight Loss

    The new year is freshly upon us, and so are the New Year’s resolutions. One of the most commonly made resolutions has always been focusing on health. Unfortunately, many people look at this and think that it immediately means spending time at the gym, cutting carbs, or starting a diet. While those are all things that can contribute to your overall health, they are far from the only way that you …Read More

  5. Do I Need an Annual Physical?

    Routine yearly checkups are often ignored or postponed, but they are very important. Annual physicals provide preventative care, and gives you and your doctor time together to make sure the upcoming year is a healthy one. Medics USA has offices across Virginia and Washington DC that offer primary and urgent care to the citizens of our communities. Call a location near you to schedule your annual p…Read More

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  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