Calling All Weekend Warriors: Prevent Injury with Expert Advice

Across Georgia (and most of the country), weekend warriors are suiting up on the basketball court, soccer pitch, baseball diamond or football field. These men and women are enjoying recreational sports – and the...

Double-Lung Transplant Gives Man New Outlook on Life

Joseph McCanne was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis at just three years old. That diagnosis began a long journey that would ultimately include two double-lung transplants at Emory Transplant Center – with each transplant giving...

Marijuana – Safe for Adolescents?

There is no doubt that marijuana holds a special place in American pop culture. It frequently appears in Billboard chart-topping songs, in high-profile celebrity Instagram posts, and is even celebrated in yearly festivals. In...

Help for Substance Abuse in Your 20s

It's Friday night, and everyone in the dorm is getting ready to go out. Your roommates are pregaming before heading out to the bar. They hand the liquor bottle to you. As the night...

Beginning an Exercise Routine

For people of all ages, regular exercise is one of the best ways to stay healthy. It can slow the aging process, lengthen your life and improve brain health. If you don’t have a...

Caregiver Stress and Depression – A Silent Health Crisis

With April comes warmer weather and sunnier days. Still, there comes a time to shine a light on one of America's most significant issues: stress. April marks National Stress Awareness Month, and as our...

When Your Young Adult is Using Drugs

Susan counts the pills in her oxycodone bottle again. It confirms her suspicion. She’s been running out faster than before, even though she is taking them precisely how her doctor instructed. Susan has noticed...

What You Need to Know About Head and Neck Cancer

April is Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Month. Did you know that head and neck cancers account for approximately 3 percent of cancers diagnosed every year in the United States and affect more than...