Football Helmets and Concussion: Equaling the Playing Field

Helmets have come a long way since the earliest days of American football. Leather designs at the start of the 20th century evolved to current day molded plastic models. But, the helmet’s original purpose,...

Pancreatic Cancer and Your Digestive Health

When you think of digestion you probably don’t think about the pancreas, but it sits right behind the stomach and works to provide essential digestive functions. The pancreas, only about 4-6 inches long, is...

Could Your Knee Pain Alter Your Brain Function?

If your child or teen has ever complained of knee pain, then you know the worry it can bring when you’re left to wonder if they’ve suffered some sort of injury that could impact...

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...

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...

What You Need to Know About Biomarker Testing for Lung Cancer

The term “precision medicine” has been a buzzword in cancer treatment for many years now. But its notoriety comes with good reason — it has revolutionized treatment and improved survival for countless cancer patients. In...

An Open Letter to Warriors Struggling with Invisible Wounds

Today we talk about posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) not as a stigmatized problem, but rather as a treatable condition. It’s important to remember that PTSD is not a sign of weakness, it’s a response to...

In Less Than Three Weeks, Stacy Had a New Liver — Thanks, in Part, to Emory Connected Care

Stacy was worried when she received a diagnosis of cirrhosis in January of 2020. Not only was she facing a chronic and potentially fatal disease; the world was beginning to face a medical crisis....