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  • Apr 25, 2024
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    Emory Healthcare cardiac and vascular surgeons are sharing their expertise and raising awareness about an overlooked condition, aortic dissection.
  • Feb 15, 2024
    Black History Month
    Black History Month is an important time to acknowledge the rich heritage and significant contributions of the Black community.
  • May 1, 2024
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    Breastfeeding is frequently difficult. Emory Healthcare’s lactation consultants offer the patient-centered support moms need to breastfeed successfully.
  • 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.
  • May 10, 2024
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    Learn how Emory Healthcare cardiologists make heart-healthy habits stick and find inspiration to do the same.
  • May 3, 2024
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    The CDC estimates more than 37 million people in the U.S. have diabetes and 1 in 5 don’t know they have it. Learn 5 ways to reduce or even reverse diabetes.
  • Mar 5, 2024
    Atlanta Vibe Pro Volleyball Team
    The Pro Volleyball Federation’s Atlanta Vibe has announced a multi-year partnership with Emory Healthcare, made official by both organizations today.

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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