Hair Loss: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

Jennifer E. Engen

Hair loss, known clinically as alopecia, thins hair in some, changes the hairline in others, and can lead to partial or total baldness. While it’s usually hereditary and a result of aging (androgenetic alopecia, or pattern baldness), it can also be the result of physical or emotional stress, a side […]

Voices that lead, Nurses’ Week 2022 | Article

Jennifer E. Engen

Celebrating Nurses’ Week at Madigan Army Medical Center on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., is no small affair. Between the opening ceremony on May 6 through closing out the activities on May 12, nurses engaged in grand rounds, a skills fair, professional development talks and informational booths of programs and initiatives […]

Narcolepsy: Making the Right Diagnosis

Jennifer E. Engen

In this installment of the Around the Practice custom video program, Heidi Moawad, MD; Ruth Benca, MD, PhD; and Phyllis C. Zee, MD, PhD, reviewed the diagnosis and management of narcolepsy, joined by moderator Tom Scammell, MD. Leveraging 2 hypothetical patient cases, the panelists walked through potential approaches to treatment. […]

Don’t turn your back on back acne

Jennifer E. Engen

Speaking of Health Tuesday, June 7, 2022 Your back may be out of sight, but when you have back acne, it’s not out of mind. That’s especially true when you’re shirtless, go for a swim or try on that backless sundress. While back acne can be irritating, […]