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 357,761 men in 2019—that’s about 1 in...

Four Stories of Cancer Survivorship

Held annually on the first Sunday of June, National Cancer Survivors Day is a celebration of survivors of cancer – more than 16.9 million in America – and an occasion to draw attention to...

Virtual Reality Makes Real Impact: How Emory Healthcare Veterans Program Uses Technology to Heal Invisible Wounds

"Virtual reality" often conjures images of video games and simulations or digital worlds in science fiction stories, but it's also a tool that can be used in therapy. At Emory Healthcare Veterans Program (EHVP),...

10 Common Myths About PTSD

There are many misconceptions about post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Too often, these fallacies keep those who need help from seeking it. The Emory Healthcare Veterans Program (EHVP) hopes to dispel these myths and share...

How Is an Annual Wellness Visit Different Than a Physical?

After you enroll in Medicare there are a lot of things to learn, appointments to schedule, benefits to understand and policies to consider. A great place to start is by understanding your Annual Wellness Visit...

Advanced Technology in Emory Decatur Hospital’s New Cath Lab Makes an Impact

New technology can often improve lives – and in medicine, advances in care and technology can give patients more options, faster recovery, and better outcomes. At Emory Healthcare, investments in new technology are a priority...

Edna Brisco on the Future of Nursing at Emory Hillandale Hospital

Edna Brisco, MSN, RN, says that it’s important to find your “why” and understand your purpose. “When you’re able to do this,” she says, “you will love the work that you do, and your...

From Surgeries to Switchbacks

From the top of Mount Whitney, the highest peak in the continental United States, Crystal Gayle Welcome looked down and considered what it took for her to get there. She thought, “Here's a reminder...