How To Lower Your Risk of Gynecologic Cancer—or Identify It Early

The female reproductive system is remarkable. But the same organs that make it possible to carry a pregnancy and give birth make women prone to unique challenges. These challenges include gynecologic cancer.   Fortunately, modern medical...

Learn How To Make Heart-Healthy Habits Stick

Ever wonder how a cardiologist keeps their heart healthy? After all, they know what habits support heart health. But they are busy with work, family and home lives—just like you.  Two Emory Healthcare cardiologists discuss...

Lactation Consultants: Supporting Breastfeeding and Chestfeeding Parents

When first-time mother Daniella delivered her daughter Julia Rae in January this year, she couldn’t wait to get home. She and her husband had visions of a blissful first weekend with their newborn that...

Aortic Dissection: A Serious, Often Missed Heart Condition

If you are experiencing sudden onset of severe chest or back pain, please call 9-1-1 and/or go to the closest emergency room to be evaluated by a health care professional. Just the thought of a...

Powerful, Myth-Busting Facts About Organ Donation

Every 8 minutes, someone is added to the organ transplant waiting list in the United States, and more than 103,000 people are waiting for a donation. But despite such high demand, only 60% of American...

Treating a Complex Cancer Requires a Multidisciplinary Team

When a Bit of Irritation Is a Lot More Than It Seems It started as a bit of irritation on the gum inside her mouth. Trina wasn’t exactly sure what it was. She thought it might...

Emory Healthcare Becomes Official Team Healthcare Provider of Atlanta Vibe Pro Volleyball Team

The Pro Volleyball Federation’s Atlanta Vibe has announced a multi-year partnership with Emory Healthcare, made official by both organizations today. The partnership makes Emory Healthcare the official team healthcare provider of the Atlanta Vibe...

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...