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Prostate Cancer: Statistics That May Surprise YouProstate Cancer: Statistics That May Surprise You

According to American Cancer Society (ACS), the cancers that most frequently affect men are prostate, colon, lung, and skin cancers. The most common men’s specific cancer in America, affecting 1 in 7 men, is prostate cancer. One new case occurs every 2.3 minutes and a man dies from prostate cancer every 18 minutes. Learn more prostate cancer statistics>>

Understanding Some Basics of Mindful Eating
Understanding Some Basics of Mindful Eating

Eating mindfully is not something we learn as a child. As a matter of fact, we are often taught the exact opposite. As children, how many of you were told by your parents “Clean your plate!”? This idea can actually lead to a lifetime of overeating. But the concept of mindful eating can lead to healthy habits and lead to less waste. Read more about mindful eating>>

Legacy of Innovation Continues at Emory with Successful Arrhythmia Clinical Trial

Legacy of Innovation Continues at Emory with Successful Arrhythmia Clinical Trial

In November, a clinical trial that Emory researchers participated in was presented at the 2015 American Heart Association Scientific Sessions. The presentation revealed that the world’s smallest, minimally invasive cardiac pacemaker — the Micra Transcatheter Pacing System (TPS) — was successfully implanted in nearly all of the patients participating in the international clinical trial. Learn more about this clinical trial>>

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Stress Management

Managing Your Stress
The holiday season is in full swing, and there’s no better time to think about stress management. In short spurts, stress is actually helpful and can propel us through a tough situation or help us react quickly to avoid one. However, prolonged or severe stress may trigger physical, psychological and emotional reactions that can lead to health problems or worsen existing ones. On Tuesday, December 22, 2015 from noon to 1pm EST join Emory Healthcare Network’s Sharon Horesh Bergquist, MD for an interactive web chat on Stress Management. Sign up, send questions and learn about symptoms of stress, long-term effects of stress on your health and body and techniques for reducing stress
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