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Free Wellness ScreeningsEmory in Your Community – Free Wellness Screenings

In order to improve the health of our communities, Emory Healthcare, in partnership with the North Georgia Conference of the United Methodist Church (UMC), launched a community wellness screening program in early October. Emory nurses provide wellness screenings for congregation members and the local community at selected United Methodist churches in the metro-Atlanta area. These screenings are free and open to the public for adults 16 years of age and older.Get the Details>>
 

Truth About Egg FreezingThe Truth About Egg Freezing

Fertility preservation — or egg freezing, as it’s commonly known — has recently received a lot of attention in the media. Since the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) officially announced in October of 2012 that they believe the procedure should no longer be considered experimental, the options for women wanting to delay childbearing have expanded. But egg freezing is not a simple procedure and is not for everyone. Learn More>>

Protect Yourself Against the FluTransplant Patients: Protect Yourself Against the Flu

With winter only a few months away, influenza (flu) season is rapidly approaching. Because transplant patients take anti-rejection medications and may still be living with chronic disease, they are at an increased risk of getting the flu. And the illness can be deadly for transplant patients. Research has shown that flu vaccination is the most effective way to reduce complications and deaths related to influenza. Learn More>>




Upcoming MD Chats

Online Chat: Heart-Healthy Holiday Eating

Healthy Holiday Eating

Healthy Holiday Eating

During the holidays, it’s hard to avoid all the calorie-laden treats, huge meals and hot buttered carbs you’re offered. Thankfully, you can still enjoy tasty holiday fare without blowing a button — or risking your heart health. Join us on December 9, 2014, for a live web chat during which Gina Lundberg, MD, clinical director of the Emory Women’s Heart Center, will offer advice on how to enjoy the season while maintaining a healthy heart. Chat Sign-Up>>




Emory Healthcare Ranks Nationally for Quality and Safety Excellence

UHC Quality Leadership Award 2014

University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC), a national organization comprised of most of the nation’s leading academic medical centers, has ranked Emory University Hospital (which includes Emory University Orthopaedics & Spine Hospital) eighth in the nation in the 2014 UHC Quality Leadership Awards. This is the fourth consecutive year that Emory University Hospital has ranked in the top 10 for delivering high-quality care and safety excellence. Learn More About the Award and What It Means for Emory>>


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upcoming events

Fertility Seminar
12/6 at 11:30 a.m.

Perinatal Classes at Midtown
Breastfeeding Part 1

12/12 at 4 p.m.
12/12 at 7 p.m.

Perinatal Classes at Midtown
Breastfeeding Part 2

12/19 at 7 p.m.

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Emory University Orthoapedics and Spine Hospital

Pre-Operative Total Joint Class
12/9 at 11 a.m.
12/18 at 6:30 p.m.
12/27 at 11 a.m.

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Emory Johns Creek Hospital

Breast Cancer Support Group
Holiday Party

12/4 at 5:30 p.m.

Breast Feeding Class
12/6 at 9 a.m.

Breastfeeding Support Group
12/18 at 11 a.m.

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