Emory Health Source - February 2011

Emory Health Source

February 2011 - American Heart Month!

Heart Disease Prevention Live Chat w/ Dr. Sperling

Live Chat w/ Dr. Sperling


23 million people are diagnosed with heart disease each year, and heart disease is responsible for over 6 million hospitalizations in the U.S. annually. Don’t be a statistic. Join Dr. Sperling in a live web chat on heart disease prevention, February 21st at 12:30pm. 


Knocking 'What Ifs' Out of the Park

Kevin Jordan Kidney Transplant story


Georgia native and Wake Forest University baseball player, Kevin Jordan, was given the gift of renewed life by his baseball coach, Tom Walter in a living donor transplant taking place at Emory University Hospital. Read more on this touching transplant story.


Enjoy Your Chocolate on Valentine's Day

Health Benefits of Chocolate


Research studies conducted over the last decade have associated cocoa and dark chocolate consumption with heart health benefits. These benefits come from cocoa derived from the cacao plant, which is rich in flavonoids. Learn more ways and reasons to enjoy your chocolate.





Having surgery at Emory University Hospital?

Emory Hospital Suites


Consider a stay in a Rollins Pavilion hospital suite.






Heart Healthy Recipe

Vegetable Curry


Vegetable Curry


This flavorful Indian-inspired dish can be served as a side dish or as a whole meal by adding a can of chickpeas and serving over a bed of rice.

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Perinatal Classes at Midtown
Newborn Care & Behavior

7/8 at 3 p.m.

Perinatal Classes at Midtown
Vaginal Birth after Cesarean
7/11 at 6 p.m.

Perinatal Classes at Midtown
Breastfeeding Classes
Breastfeeding Part 1

7/13 at 4 p.m.
7/13 at 7 p.m.
Breastfeeding Part 2
7/20 at 7 p.m.

Fertility Seminar
7/14 at 11:30 a.m.

Perinatal Classes at Midtown
Young and Pregnant

2 Tuesday Series
7/24 and 7/31 at 6 p.m.

Perinatal Classes at Midtown
My Time-Sibling Class

7/28 at 10 a.m.

Emory Johns Creek Hospital:
Breastfeeding Class
6/30 at 9:30 a.m.
7/21 at 9:30 a.m.

Childbirth Preparation Class - Weekend
7/7 at 9 a.m.

Childbirth Preparation Class - Thursdays
7/12 - 8/2 at 6 p.m.

CPR for Lay Providers
7/24 at 7 p.m.

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