Health & Wellness

Convalescent Plasma Treatment Explained

As clinical researchers continue to identify a vaccine for COVID-19, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorized several treatments, such as remdesivir and hydroxychloroquine (which was later revoked by the FDA). Another treatment...

Telehealth Keeps Patients and Providers Connected during Pandemic

A Surge in Telehealth Visits Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, Emory Healthcare has experienced a surge in telehealth visits, with more than 215,000 visits conducted between patients and their health care providers from mid-March through...

Emory Connected Care: Virtual Medical Visits through Telehealth

Taking good care of yourself, seeing a doctor when something’s not right, and taking your medicine as prescribed are all vital to good health. So, why would you stop during a global pandemic? It...

Choose the 3Ws

There’s a lot of coronavirus information coming our way. And, aside from everyday changes, this information sometimes seems both conflicting and unclear. Despite all the misinformation, rhetoric, and opinion that fill our news feeds, the...

More Top Doctors Recognized Than Any Other Atlanta Health System

Nearly half of the physicians recognized in the annual “Top Doctors” issue of Atlanta magazine are physicians who are part of Emory Healthcare, Emory Healthcare Network, Emory medical staff, or faculty of Emory University...

Expanding Compassion Amid the Loneliness & Isolation of COVID-19

Over the last two decades or so, researchers from many different fields of science have been working to uncover the biological bases of social connection. I am one of those researchers, trained as a...

4 Tips for a Healthy Lifestyle

As we all know, regular exercise is an essential part of a healthy lifestyle. But because of various injuries and/or health conditions, instead of running on a treadmill or jumping rope, many people (especially...

Health Benefits of Yoga

The health benefits of yoga were developed in India thousands of years ago, yoga has become an incredibly popular form of exercise in the United States. There are more than one hundred different types...

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Concussions: Living with Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE)

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Emory Study Shows Reducing Immunosuppressant Medication for Kidney Transplant Patients is Possible

Kidney transplant patients at Emory Transplant Center who were given medication to prevent organ rejection and strengthen their immune system every two months instead...

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...

‘Your Fantastic Mind’ Season 2: Continuing to Take You Behind the Curtain of the Brain

Emory Brain Health Center and Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB) are continuing their partnership with a second season of "Your Fantastic Mind". The Emmy-nominated television...

Women’s Well Exam is Care from “Head to Toe”

When you start talking about “women’s health,” many people – including women – only associate it with exams like an annual Pap smear or...

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