Emory Health Source

Emory Health Source

February 2010

Emory's Heart Failure Toolbox

Heart Failure Toolbox

To truly lessen the burden of heart disease, says Javed Butler, MD, director of heart failure research at Emory Healthcare, prevention and early intervention are necessary. As deputy chief science adviser for the American Heart Association, Butler and others recently created a statistical model based on patient data to identify those at a high risk for heart failure. Butler hopes the risk tool will help pinpoint people at risk for heart failure despite its elusive causes. Read the full story

3rd Annual Heart Failure Patient Education Conference

Heart Failure Conference

The physicians and staff at Emory Healthcare's Center for Heart Failure Therapy & Transplantation invite you and your family to attend a free seminar about managing heart failure and related conditions. The topics covered will provide helpful information about ways to improve self-care that lead to better health outcomes. To register, please call 404-778-7777.

Emory Faculty, Staff and Students Sort Medical Supplies for Haiti

Haiti Response

More than 150 Emory University faculty, staff and students, as well as Emory Healthcare staff, have volunteered with Atlanta-based MedShare, sorting thousands of medical supplies that will be shipped to medical personnel on the ground in Haiti. Read the full story

Try a Skin-friendly Recipe Courtesy of the Emory Facial Center

Pomegranate Creme Cups

Pomegranate Creme Cups!
Pomegranates are a sweet and nutritious way to improve your skin and body from the inside out. Along with antioxidant's disease fighting abilities, they provide a substantial amount of potassium, are high in fiber, and contain vitamin C and niacin.

Having surgery at Emory University Hospital?

Consider staying in the John W. Rollins Pavilion Patient and Family Suites

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upcoming events

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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