Aspiring Olympian? Keep Your Youth Athlete Healthy through Growth Periods

Watching world-class athletes compete in this year’s Olympics is, simply put, jaw-dropping and awe-inspiring. Young athletes around the world are likely gathered around television sets and getting inspired as Simone Biles defies gravity, Katie...

Emory Physicians Represent Nearly Half of Atlanta Magazine’s 2021 Top Doctors

Almost half of the physicians recognized in the 2021 "Top Doctors" issue of Atlanta magazine are physicians within Emory Healthcare or Emory Healthcare Network, Emory medical staff, or faculty of Emory University School of...

When Stroke Became a Family Affair, Emory Was Ready to Help

In 2015, when Tiffany’s 52-year-old sister had a massive stroke, she went looking to find the best possible care. And when she came to Emory Healthcare, she knew she had found it. “I remember asking...

Former Olympian Luis Aparicio Gets a Second Chance

A fit, athletic 64-year-old and lifelong rower, Luis Aparicio is the last person you would imagine suffering a near-fatal heart attack. Much like his life story, Aparicio’s recovery is all about dedication and persistence....

CAR T-Cell Therapy: Is It Right for You?

For a long time, doctors typically relied on chemotherapy, radiation or surgery to treat cancer. But, with advances in targeted therapies and immunotherapy, patients have more options than ever before. CAR T-cell immunotherapy is...

From the NFL to ALS: Kerry Goode’s Journey

Before taking the field for a big game, Kerry Goode would give himself a pep talk. “Stay in the moment,” the former star running back at the University of Alabama would tell himself. “Don’t get...

A Living Laboratory: Monitoring Alzheimer’s Disease in its Earliest Stages

Someday soon, Georgia Williams hopes to see her picture on the wall at the Emory Brain Health Center. ”I get so full and so excited to say I’m part of a trailblazing team that’s going...

‘Life has changed a whole lot and for the better:’ IVF Treatment Continues During Pandemic Via Telehealth

Karl and JoAnna Pendergrass had the date circled on their calendar. On a day in early April 2020, the doctors at Emory Reproductive Center planned to transfer a fertilized embryo to jumpstart their dream...