Emory Healthcare’s Liver Transplant Program Gave Stacy a New Chance at Life

You wouldn’t know it looking at her today, but a little more than a year ago, Stacy was at Emory University Hospital facing the possibility that she wouldn’t be going home. A diagnosis of...

Get the Facts on the COVID-19 Vaccines, the Delta Variant, Breakthrough Infections and More

Since December 2020, the COVID-19 vaccines have brought hope to a fight that has spanned across the world. All three vaccines available in the United States are safe and prevent an overwhelming majority of...

Back-to-School Infections and Beyond: Know Where to Go for Care

Works of art aren’t the only things your kids will bring home when school starts this month. You should be prepared for sniffles, sneezes and other infectious symptoms. After all, classrooms are perfect spaces...

Relationships and Stem Cells Made the Difference for this Leukemia Survivor

Maryann Sanak was already impressed by Emory’s medical experts long before her doctor referred her to Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University to treat her leukemia. When Maryann was 13 years old, her mom...

When Is it Time to Consider Weight Loss Surgery?

Nearly 40% of adults in the United States weigh much more than they should. Fat deposits may be obvious around the belly and extremities, but what you do not see is internal fat deposits,...

Five Reasons to Schedule Your Next Pap Smear

A cervical cancer screening, such as a Pap or human papillomavirus (HPV) test, may not be high on your to-do list. And with last year’s subsequent shutdowns of in-person appointments for routine health care,...

Emory Connected Care Boosts Stroke Patient’s Recovery: Tiffany’s Story

There’s never a good time to face a serious medical condition — and certainly not in the middle of a global pandemic. But that’s where Tiffany found herself on September 4, 2020. “I had a...

More Than a Personality Quirk: OCD is Debilitating, but Manageable

As a child, Andrea Martin says she would reread passages multiple times to make sure she didn’t miss anything. She didn’t think much about her quirk until she got to college and began experiencing more...