A Cervical Cancer Diagnosis Highlights the Importance of Regular Screening

When Amber first faced the possibility of cervical cancer, the stress felt overwhelming. Because she has human papillomavirus (HPV), Amber had received many abnormal Pap smear test results over the years. An abnormal Pap...

Wellness at Emory Healthcare Veterans Program: Integrating Body, Mind and Spirit

Emory Healthcare Veterans Program is an internationally recognized center of excellence dedicated to transforming the lives of post-9/11 veterans and service members affected by invisible wounds such as PTSD and traumatic brain injury. We...

Five Things You Can Do to Help Prevent Cancer

“We know how to prevent a lot of cancers,” says Timothy L. Lash, DSc, MPH, associate director of population sciences at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University and the Rollins Professor and Chair of...

Team Members Celebrate Black History and Share Their Proudest Care Moments

At Emory Healthcare, we know a diverse team with an inclusive culture drives equitable outcomes for our patients and families, our people and our community. Everyone deserves an equal opportunity to attain their highest...

Understanding Your Heart Rate

You’ve probably noticed that your health care provider checks your heart rate during every visit. That’s because your heart is one of the most important organs in your body. Checking how your heart beats...

Migraine or Headache? How to Tell and Find Relief

Most of us get headaches now and then. They can be a pain—figuratively and literally—but they’re usually nothing serious. You take a couple aspirins, maybe get a little rest, and in no time you...

Stories of Hope: World Cancer Day

In observance of World Cancer Day, held annually on February 4 to raise global awareness of cancer, here are three inspiring stories of cancer survivors treated at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University. Meet...

How an Olympian’s Hip Replacement Keeps Her Active in Her 30s

Hip replacement surgery is not just for older adults. Patients as young as in their 30s can recover quickly and go on to live more active lives. Recent improvements in surgery processes, equipment, anesthesia...