Pickleball vs. Tennis Injuries: Which Are Worse?

To the uninitiated, pickleball and tennis may look pretty similar. After all, both require players to hit a ball over the net with a racquet. But ask anyone who plays these sports, and they’ll...

Unlocking Heart Valve Health with Minimally Invasive Options

Imagine your heart is a house where the four chambers are four rooms, and your heart valves are the doors. Those doors, or valves, open and close to control blood flow in the heart....

Emory in the News: Cardiac Arrest in Athletes, 12 Tips To Avoid Getting Sick During Travel, Detecting Preeclampsia Risk, and More

Emory Healthcare and Emory University physicians, researchers and experts often discuss current medical issues in the news. Here are some recent health news stories featuring our experts. New Blood Test Identifies Preeclampsia Risk Ravi Thadhani, MD,...

A New Immune System Provides Hope After Hodgkin Lymphoma

No matter what she did, Tori’s “pesky cough” in the summer of 2019 just wouldn’t go away. Then there was the itchy skin, drenching night sweats and the weight—about 30 pounds—she says was “just...

Back-to-School Infections and Beyond: Know Where To Go for Care

Back-to-school time means your kids may soon be coming home with sniffles, sneezes or other infectious symptoms from being in close proximity with other kids. After all, classrooms are perfect spaces for bacteria and...

PTSD Is a Battle Worth Winning

"PTSD sucks. It's an awful disorder to have. And people lose hope because they feel like nothing can help because no one can change what happened. I want to give people a message of...

Getting Back to What Matters Most: One Patient’s Hip Replacement Story

You know that feeling of walking on rocky asphalt without shoes? Sort of a sharp, crunchy sensation? That’s exactly how Nicole described the pain she was feeling, except this pain was deep in her...

Leukemia Patient Finds Strength and Inspiration at Winship 5K

Kimi thought she had the flu. But after going to urgent care and getting a complete blood count, she was diagnosed with leukemia. Shortly after, her body went into blast crisis, meaning abnormal white...