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5 Ways To Get Back to the Basics for Better Health

Back to Health Basics

There’s a lot of hype around health care. For example, there’s been tons of recent chatter around fad dieting and the potential for trendy yo-yo diets to have negative health impacts. Recent news stories have also frightened many about the potential for cell phones to cause cancer. Not to take away from any of these issues or the hype around them, but what happened to the basics? What happened to focusing on living healthy, happy lives and taking proactive steps to make this a reality? It's easy to get caught up in health hype and forget to prioritize healthy living. Check out some easy ways you can prioritize your health and wellness.

Consider More than Price When Shopping for Your Cell Phone

Can Cell Phones Cause Cancer

When news broke recently that cell phones could possibly cause cancer, our own cell phones began ringing at the Winship Cancer Institute. Reporters wanted help to put the news in perspective after a panel of the World Health Organization placed cell phones in the same category they have placed coffee, exhaust fumes, the pesticide DDT and pickled vegetables, saying that the devices could possibly cause cancer. Walter J. Curran Jr., MD, Executive Director at the Winship Cancer Institute, shares his insight on the recent findings associating cancer and cell phone radiation.

Upcoming Live Chats with Emory Doctors!

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The Peachtree Road Race is less than 3 weeks away! In preparation for it, our teams of health care professionals from various programs across Emory Healthcare have been working to prepare some helpful resources for runners. We started with our live chat for runners with Dr. Mason of Emory Sports Medicine. The chat was so successful, that he will be hosting Part II of his chat series tomorrow, June 15 at 12:00pm EST.

After Dr. Mason's chat this week, Dr. Lawrence Sperling of Emory Heart & Vascular is holding a live chat on Running & Your Heart, which will take place on Wednesday, June 29 at 12:30EST

The Pharmacy at Emory has Your Prescription for Convenience!

Online Refills at Pharmacy at Emory

The Pharmacy at Emory has recently announced a new convenience feature-- online refills! Check out the pharmacy's web site and this blog post on the new pharmacy features that have been added to make picking up your prescriptions more convenient.

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upcoming events

Fertility Seminar
2/7 at 11:30 a.m.

Perinatal Classes at Midtown
Newborn Care and Behavior

2/9 at 6 p.m.

Perinatal Classes at Midtown
Breastfeeding Classes
Breastfeeding Part 1

2/13 at 4 p.m.
2/13 at 7 p.m.

Perinatal Classes at Midtown
Prepared Childbirth
Four Day Wednesday Class

2/18- 3/11 at 7 p.m.

Perinatal Classes at Midtown
Breastfeeding Part 2

2/20 at 7 p.m.


Emory University Orthoapedics and Spine Hospital: Pre-Operative Total Joint Class
2/10 at 11 a.m.


Emory Johns Creek Hospital
Childbirth Preparation Class - 2 Weekdays

2/12 - 2/19 at 6 p.m.

Childbirth Preparation Class - Weekend
2/21 at 9 a.m.

Community Health Classes
2/25 at 5:30 p.m.

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