Heart Disease in Men

Heart disease is one of the leading health risks facing men today. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men in the United States, killing 347,879 men in 2017—that’s 1 in every...

Brain Tumor Awareness – Knowing the Facts

Approximately 24,000 people per year are diagnosed with a primary brain or spine tumor. Primary brain and spine cancers may be considered rare. Still, Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University radiation oncologists are here...

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...

How to Strengthen Resilience During Times of Stress

We are living in a stressful time due to the pandemic. It is important to acknowledge that crises affect everyone, but it is possible to utilize healthy coping techniques to develop resilience - the...

Become an Organ Donor

Answers to Common Questions About Organ Donation Currently, more than 110,000 men, women, and children are waiting for a new organ. And while organ donation is overwhelmingly supported, only 60 percent of the U.S. adult...

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...

Seek Care for Heart Attack, Stroke in the Emergency Room

According to a poll conducted in part by the American College of Emergency Physicians, nearly a third of American adults (29 percent) say that they have delayed or avoided medical care because they are...