Staying Safe During the Summer

With summer comes sunny days, family cookouts and swimming pools – and the possibility of unexpected injuries from fireworks, extreme heat, and outdoor activities. “Typically, in the main emergency department, you’re going to see heart...

How Emory’s Ryan White Program Helps Patients Thrive

“Social work is being that ray of sunshine for a person when they are in the darkest place in their life,” says Avril Philipps-Groves, a licensed clinical social worker at the Ryan White Program...

450+ Emory Physicians Recognized as Atlanta Magazine’s 2022 Top Doctors

Continuing Emory Healthcare’s history of strong representation in the annual “Top Doctors” issue of Atlanta magazine, more than 42% of the physicians recognized on the 2022 list are Emory physicians. This year, 463 Emory physicians...

The Difference Between Dehydration, Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke

Dehydration One of the most important things you can do to prevent heat illness is staying hydrated. Without the right amount of fluid intake, your body can’t keep its temperature at a normal, consistent level....

Expanding Vascular Care in Your Community

The network of blood vessels that make up your vascular system is responsible for carrying oxygen and essential nutrients throughout your body. It’s a complex system that reaches every part of your body –...

On Your Feet On the Job? Don’t Let Varicose Veins Get the Best of You

You may be a health care worker on the front lines. Or a teacher molding future generations. No matter your profession, if it requires long days on your feet, you’ve likely experienced tired, achy...

Heart Disease in Men

Heart disease is one of the leading health risks facing men today. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men in the United States, killing 357,761 men in 2019—that’s about 1 in...

Four Stories of Cancer Survivorship

Held annually on the first Sunday of June, National Cancer Survivors Day is a celebration of survivors of cancer – more than 16.9 million in America – and an occasion to draw attention to...