How to Handle the Holidays During COVID-19

Many of us consider the holiday season our favorite time of year. At the first sign of crisp, cool days and changing colors, our anticipation begins to build. We can’t wait to take part...

What You Should Know About Norovirus

What people sometimes call the “stomach flu” isn’t really influenza – it’s usually a syndrome called viral gastroenteritis caused by other viruses. The most common of these viruses in adults is called norovirus, and...

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...

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 pelvic exam. While those two exams are important components of...

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...

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