The Mediterranean Diet: A Heart-Healthy Way to Eat

Nearly half of all adults in the U.S. have cardiovascular disease, making it one of society’s most prevalent health conditions. Fortunately, people can prevent cardiovascular disease in many ways. What is the easiest way to...

Our Primary Care Providers Help Keep You Well with Preventive Medicine

Ask anyone about the role of a health care provider, and chances are they’ll immediately mention caring for people when they’re ill or injured. Of course, that’s a big part of their job. But...

Protect Your Heart From the Flu and COVID-19

Winter and respiratory viruses go hand-in-hand. And this can be a big problem for your heart — especially with the recent severe flu and RSV (respiratory syncytial virus) season in addition to the ongoing...

Making a Lifesaving Assist: Atlanta Hawks Raise Prostate Cancer Awareness

“To dominate basketball – and life – you’ve got to dominate your health,” says Dominique Wilkins, Atlanta Hawks legend and Naismith Basketball Memorial Hall of Famer, as he appears with the Hawks’ John Collins...

From Chronic Cough to Cancer Diagnosis

Dave Lamm is an avid cyclist and regularly pedals 30 to 60 miles on the weekend. During the week, he walks 12,000 to 15,000 steps per day. These would be impressive distances for most...

Winship’s Pharmacies Personalize Medications and Improve Cancer Outcomes

Prescription medications are frequently used in treating cancer, and Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University’s specialty pharmacies offer pharmaceutical drugs and highly trained pharmacists to help ensure the drugs work as effectively as possible....

Holistic Health: Promoting Wellness in Body, Mind and Spirit

You might expect your health care provider to recommend taking aspirin if you experience semi-regular headaches with no identifiable cause. But at Emory Healthcare, many of our primary care providers (PCPs) offer a more...

Hair Straighteners: What’s the Impact on Uterine Cancer Risk?

Uterine cancer — also called endometrial cancer — is rare. Most women have only a 3% lifetime risk of developing the disease, leading to roughly 65,000 diagnosed cases nationwide each year. Some factors can...