Strength Training Investment Pays Dividends at Emory Decatur Hospital Wellness Center

Strength training can help maintain and even improve overall health as we age. Benefits, particularly for older adults, include weight loss, mobility improvement and muscle mass retention, which can improve stability and help delay...

Who Needs a Flu Shot and When?

It may be your best chance at preventing the flu—but do you know the best time to get your flu shot? If you get it too soon, you might not be as well protected. But...

Emory Healthcare Has Resources to Help with the Medicare Enrollment Process

Medicare Annual Open Enrollment time is October 15 through December 7 every year. Emory Healthcare knows there is lots of information about Medicare insurance coming at you all at once. Although we are a...

Medicare Open Enrollment Can Be Confusing, Emory Healthcare Has Resources to Help

The Medicare Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) occurs every year from October 15 through December 7. The Medicare AEP allows Medicare recipients to enroll or change their Medicare coverage. Choosing a Medicare plan has a...

After Surviving Cancer, Young Mother Set on Making Memories With Her Kids

Brandi Bryant was taking a lot of walks in November 2017. Suddenly, for no apparent reason, she started feeling short of breath after exercising. After going to a doctor for a series of X-rays and...

The Great American Smokeout: Six Reasons to Quit Smoking in November

More than 40 million Americans smoke cigarettes, despite the fact that tobacco use is the single largest preventable cause of death in the U.S. To help lower this number and the heightened risk for...

Marlena’s Breast Cancer Story: Strengthening Family Ties and Pursuing Her Purpose

Marlena Murphy didn’t expect to get breast cancer—the first time or the second. “It was something I never imagined I would experience,” she says. At 40 years old, Marlena was doing her regular monthly self-checks...

Primary Care Focused on Women’s Health—A Prescription for Your Well-Being

Women have unique health care needs. But it’s more than having different anatomy, more than needs related to giving birth or experiencing menopause. The truth is certain medical conditions that affect both men and...