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6 Flue Myths Busted6 Flu Myths Busted – Should I Still Get My Flu Shot This Year?

It’s often said that prevention is the best medicine, and this is particularly true when it comes to the flu. Though an annual flu vaccination is one of the best defenses against this highly contagious illness, myths and misinformation keep many people from getting vaccinated. It’s important for you speak to your doctor or healthcare professional about your personal circumstances, but in the meantime, take a look at our list of responses to the top six flu vaccine myths. Learn More>>
 

Therapies for Heart Rhythm DisordersEmory Offers State-of-the-Art Therapies for Heart Rhythm Disorders

Heart rhythm disorders (arrhythmias) are common medical problems that affect millions of Americans each year. Treatments for arrhythmias vary from simple medications to specialized procedures depending on the needs of the patient. Because of rapidly advancing technology, available therapies are quickly changing. As one of the premier medical research centers in the Southeast, Emory offers some of the most cutting-edge treatments available for a wide variety of heart rhythm disorders. Learn More>>

HPV-Related Head and Neck CancersHPV-Related Head and Neck Cancers on the Rise

In recent years, there has been a noted increase in head and neck cancer of the oropharynx, including the tonsils and base of the tongue, that is linked to infection with the human papilloma virus (HPV). According to the National Cancer Institute, more than half of sexually active people in the US are infected with one or more HPV types at some point in their lives. Learn More About HPV and Related Cancer Risk>>

 




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