Health & Wellness

3 Reasons Your Annual Well-Woman Exam Can’t Be Missed

Chances are your to-do list is already a mile long. You’ve got things to do, places to go and people to see. So why add one more item to your list? Well, when that item...

Maternal Mortality: Know the Warning Signs and Act

Bringing a new life into the world is an exciting, even thrilling experience, and most women recover at home without much difficulty. But for some, the experience is much different. They develop complications before,...

A Lifetime Relationship: 3 Emory Healthcare Doctors Talk About Women’s Health Care

“Women are the cornerstone of the family,” says Christina Smith-Winfield, MD, a gynecologist and obstetrician who provides care at the Emory Women’s Center at Decatur. “If we take good care of ourselves, that means...

Long COVID-19: Treatment Insights Have a Neurologic Component

It’s a frustrating puzzle for physicians: a long COVID-19 patient’s lab work and imaging might look okay, but their quality of life is drastically different from their pre-COVID life. From brain fog to dizziness,...

Screening 101: What Health Screening Tests Do You Need and Why?

Health screening tests can seem like a nuisance: You need to schedule an appointment, take time out of your day, and wait to see a provider. But they are so much more! Health screenings are...

How Not to Get Sick: 5 Tips to Stay Healthy All Year Long

A cold or virus can knock you off your feet and keep you in bed for days at a time. Not only do you feel miserable when you’re sick, but you miss out on...

When to Get a Flu Shot

It may be your best chance at preventing the flu—but do you know the best time to get your flu shot? If you get it too soon, you might not be as well protected. But...

Emory Healthcare Has Resources to Help with the Medicare Enrollment Process

Medicare Annual Open Enrollment time is October 15 through December 7 every year.  Emory Healthcare knows there is lots of information about Medicare insurance coming at you all at once. Although we are a...

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