Long COVID-19: Treatment Insights Have a Neurologic Component

It’s a frustrating puzzle for physicians: a long COVID-19 patient’s lab work and imaging might look okay, but their quality of life is drastically different from their pre-COVID life. From brain fog to dizziness,...

Removing Barriers and Challenging Stigma: How Emory Healthcare Veterans Program Heals Invisible Wounds

The invisible wounds of military service can remain long after a veteran's military service has ended, taking many forms – frequent nightmares, jumping at sudden noises, feeling withdrawn or disconnected, and more. In a...

New Treatment Strategy Eliminated Colon Cancer Without Surgery

For months, Johan dismissed the traces of red in his bowel movements. “Because I traveled so much I didn’t know if it was because I was in India eating red curry food, or if I...

Heart Surgery One Day, Home the Next – Thanks to TAVR

John Plageman figured they were just symptoms of age. Sure, he was feeling some numbness in his left hand and some slight chest pain, the latter of which he chalked up to indigestion. And...

The Palmers’ Leukemia Journey: Their Lives as a Winship Patient and Caregiver

Sitting in an exam room waiting for blood test results, Jonathan Palmer – then age 33 – expected to have a routine physical. He remembers guessing, “I wasn’t getting the right vitamins, or maybe...

Give Your Heart TLC Before, During, and After Cancer Treatment

It’s fitting that Valentine’s Day falls during American Heart Month. The month offers a natural time to think about the heart and its own need for loving care—particularly if you are living with cancer. Anant...

Minimally Invasive Robotic Heart Surgery: A Patient’s Journey

Emory Healthcare patient Bruce Kraselsky wants anyone who needs coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery to know that a much less invasive option exists, with outcomes as good or better than open-heart surgery. The...

Dark Chocolate: The Heart Healthy Gift for Your Valentine

For Valentine’s Day, go ahead and give your sweetheart some dark chocolate this year … but remember to consume it in moderation. Many research studies have shown that consuming chocolate in moderation is associated with...