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Top DocsCongratulations to Emory’s 2015 Atlanta Top Doctors!

Atlanta magazine’s July 2015 issue features the annual listing of Top Doctors in the metro Atlanta area. We are proud to announce that, of all the health systems represented in the listing, Emory physicians make up the majority — 58% to be exact! As the Emory Healthcare family continues to grow, so too does our ability to provide Atlanta and Georgia residents access to more Top Doctors. We honor, celebrate and thank all of our physicians — and the care teams that support them — for truly making patient- and family-centered care their priority. 
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Is Daily Aspirin right for me?Is a Daily Aspirin Regimen Right for Me?

It’s long been considered common knowledge that aspirin reduces the risk of blood clot formation, which can cause heart attacks and strokes. While it was once used on an occasional basis for fever or aches and pains, aspirin is now taken daily like a vitamin pill for many. And what’s not to love? It costs two cents a day and has some incredible potential benefits. But popping aspirin on a daily basis to lower the chances of having a heart attack or stroke may not be a good approach for everyone.  Learn More>>

5 Common Summertime Emergencies5 Common Summertime Emergencies

Summertime is fun time! The beautiful weather demands you come out and play. Enjoy your hiking, biking, gardening and all the activities that are much more enjoyable when it’s warm and sunny, but be careful. Emergency visits tend to rise with the temperature. While many injuries are relatively minor and will heal quickly on their own, it’s important to understand when it’s appropriate to go to the emergency room. It could save a life. Learn About the Symptoms You Need to Know>>

National Recognition for Emory Orthopaedics & Spine Center

Scott Boden, MDIn the May 2015 issue of Spine magazine, a special review section highlights the 100 most frequently cited research papers on lumbar (lower back) spine surgery. After reviewing more than 16,500 papers that matched the search criteria, the team compiling the data determined that Emory’s own Scott D. Boden, MD, was one of the top three most frequently cited authors. In fact, Dr. Boden, along with his highly trained colleagues, are often recognized nationally and internationally for being on the forefront of research. Find Out What This Means for Emory Patients>>

Upcoming Live Chats

Skin Care Throughout the Stages of Life

Skin Care Throughout the Stages of Life  
Erica Anderson, MD and licensed aesthetician Danette Baxter will answer your questions, Tuesday, July 28.
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Spine Surgery Chat

How When Should You Consider Spine Surgery?
Scott Boden, MD, will be available to answer questions, Tuesday, August 25.
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