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Recent Stories

  • Jun 5, 2024
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    Emory Healthcare's Integrated Memory Care Clinic becomes the primary care provider for dementia patients, managing everything from a cold to behavioral changes.
  • Jun 24, 2024
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    Learn about sun safety and the many ways to protect your skin, including proper sunscreen usage and treating sunburn.
  • Jun 25, 2024
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    Summer activities can cause unexpected injuries. Learn more about staying safer in the summer and what to expect when you visit an emergency department.
  • Jun 19, 2024
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    Water activities can be dangerous – learn water safety tips on how to reduce the risk of drowning and what to do in case of an emergency.
  • Jun 26, 2024
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    Emory physicians made up nearly 40% of Atlanta magazine’s 2024 Top Doctors list. Learn more about these doctors, their services and locations.
  • Jul 10, 2024
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    Breast cancers detected by screening mammography have higher cure rates than those diagnosed when a mass is large enough to be felt on self-exam.
  • Jul 9, 2024
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    Discover how Emory’s groundbreaking electricity-based heart treatment offers new hope for patients deemed too high risk for traditional heart surgeries.

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Patient Stories

Alge Crumpler: Remaking of A Pro

A four-time All-Pro tight end with an NFL career spanning a decade with the Falcons, Patriots, Titans and Jaguars, Alge Crumpler was a legend on and off the field.

Alge, 44, built a reputation as a leader at his position and a leader among his teammates. However, like many elite athletes, he struggled to make the transition from the field to post-professional play life