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Smartphone Thumb: When the Toys We Love Do not Love Us Back

Smart Phone Thumb

Oh, how we love our smartphones. With a wealth of information available at the touch of a screen and friends, family and colleagues a quick text, email or phone call away, it is like having the world in the palm of your hand. You would not expect something so wonderful to cause you pain, which just adds to the indignity of smartphone thumb. Smartphone thumb may sound silly, but the pain that results from overuse can be text stopping. More on Smartphone Thumb...

Kidney Transplant Patients Receive Pre- & Post-Transplant Care Closer to Home

Kidney Transplant Center Locations

Beginning in May 2012, the Emory Transplant Center will provide pre- and post-transplant services for renal patients in northwest Georgia at our new location in Cartersville. Along with our two existing satellite offices in Savannah and Dublin, the new office in Cartersville means that more Georgians can receive kidney transplant evaluations and follow-up care from Emory professionals without making a trip to Atlanta. Learn more...

Eight Ways to Eat Healthy AND Save Money!

8 Ways to Save Money & Eat Healthy

Every regular grocery shopper knows that food prices are rising. This can put a lot of financial strain on people and families who are trying to eat healthier. It is a common misconception that you have to spend more money if you want to eat better. This is not always true. For example, a five-pound bag of potatoes can cost about the same as a bag of potato chips! Check out our top ways to save money and eat healthy...

Upcoming MD Chats

UFE Chat Sign UpUPDATE: Uterine Fibroid Embolization Chat Transcript

UFE Chat Sign Up

Join Emory Radiology specialists Gail Peters, MD, and Roger Williams, DO, to learn about uterine fibroid embolization, a minimally invasive alternative to surgery for the treatment uterine fibroids. This free, live web chat takes place Wednesday, June 13, 2012, at 12:30 p.m. EST. Bring all of your questions related to uterine fibroids and uterine fibroid embolization. More on Uterine Fibroid Embolization

Cancer Survivorship ChatUPDATE: Cancer Survivorship - Peer Partners Program Chat Transcript

Cancer Survivorship Chat

At the Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, we consider you a cancer survivor from day one. Every day, every hour lived with cancer is a story of survivorship. Because cancer survivors are increasingly living longer and fuller lives, Winship has developed a survivorship program to help you navigate your new role as “survivor.” Join Joan Giblin, NP, director of Winship’s Survivorship Program, Wednesday, June 20, 2012, at noon EST for a discussion aboutn survivorship, coping with cancer and the myriad of survivor support programs, tools and resources available to you at Winship. More on Survivorship & Support

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Fertility Seminar
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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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