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Weights vs CardioWhich Is Better, Weight Training or Cardiovascular Exercise?

Which form of exercise, cardiovascular or weight training, is better to promote overall health and reduce the risk of developing diseases like cancer, diabetes and heart disease? Both weight training and cardiovascular training offer different benefits, so if you're wondering how much of each the most effective fitness plans incorporate, check out this new post from Emory's Dr. Amadeus Mason. Read More>>

Emory Saint Joseph Is Third Hospital Worldwide to Receive Magnet® Designation Five Times!

Congratulations to our team at Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital, which just received its fifth Magnet® designation for nursing excellence from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)! Emory Saint Joseph’s is one of only three hospitals in the world — and the only community hospital — to receive five consecutive Magnet designations. Find Out What It Means for You >>

Benefits of MintHealth Benefits of Mint

There’s no denying the medicinal qualities of mint. In fact, the use of mint for medicinal purposes dates back thousands of years. So the next time you’re looking to freshen up your favorite springtime beverages or recipes, mix things up and add some mint. Not only will it help keep you cool and relaxed in the warmer weather, but you might just enjoy a few unexpectedly healthy side effects! Check Out a Few of Our Favorites >>

Upcoming MD Chats

Online Chat: Stroke Awareness Chat

Stroke Awareness Chat

Stroke Awareness ChatAs a certified Comprehensive Stroke Center, Emory University Hospital is helping lead the way in research that focuses on both prevention and treatment of these often fatal events. Join us on Tuesday, May 20, 2014, for a live chat to learn more about preventing, recognizing and treating stroke with Fadi Nahab, MD, medical director of the Stroke Program at Emory University Hospital and Emory University Hospital Midtown. Chat Sign-Up>>

Online Chat: Diagnosing & Treating Ankle Sprains

Diagnosing and Treating Ankle Sprains

Ankle SprainsJoin us on Tuesday, May 27, 2014, for a live online chat all about ankle sprains with Emory Orthopaedics, Sports & Spine physician Oluseun Olufade, MD. Dr. Olufade will be available to answer questions related to ankle sprains, including the common symptoms, how they are diagnosed and how they are treated. Chat Sign-Up>>

Heart ScreeningsFor Mother’s Day This Year, Want to Give a Gift That Really Counts?

Well, now you can! Attend a heart health event at Emory University Hospital Midtown on Friday, May 9, 2014, to educate yourself and your family about how to prevent, detect and treat heart disease. And while you’re there, you can buy your mother a gift certificate for a comprehensive screening at the Emory Women’s Heart Center. Read More>>

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upcoming events

Fertility Seminar
5/3 at 11:30 a.m.

Perinatal Classes at Midtown
Breastfeeding Part 1

5/9 at 4 p.m.
5/9 at 7 p.m.
Breastfeeding Part 2
5/16 at 7 p.m.

Perinatal Classes at Midtown
Vaginal Birth after Cesarean

5/6 at 6 p.m.

Perinatal Classes at Midtown
Prepared Childbirth
Four Day Wednesday Class

5/7 - 5/28 at 7 p.m.

Perinatal Classes at Midtown
My Time: Just for Brothers and Sisters

5/17 at 10 a.m.

Perinatal Classes at Midtown
Newborn Care & Behavior

5/25 at 8 p.m.


Emory Johns Creek Hospital

Breastfeeding Support Group
5/15 at 11 a.m.

Childbirth Preparation Class - Weekend
5/17 at 9 a.m.

Register online or call
404-778-7777 for more information.