Kindergarten Teacher Finds Her Voice Again After Head and Neck Cancer

Ten years after the first of three negative biopsies she had done of the spot on her tongue, Jennifer finally got a correct diagnosis. “I went back to my dentist,” says the kindergarten teacher, “and...

Medicare Open Enrollment Can Be Confusing, Emory Healthcare Has Resources to Help

Medicare Annual Open Enrollment occurs every October through December. Emory Healthcare has the resources to assist our patients, families, and caregivers in understanding the basics of Medicare and Medicare insurance. Emory Healthcare has beneficial...

Immunotherapy Offers a New Weapon in the Fight Against Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer in American women. In fact, the American Cancer Society estimates more than 281,000 cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed in 2021 alone. But here’s the...

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,...