Healthgrades, a leading healthcare research firm, tracks hospital performance across dozens of conditions and procedures. Here is the list of metro Atlanta hospitals that received a five-star clinical quality rating—which indicates a performance that was statistically significantly better than expected—in one or more areas of care.
Emory Center for Ethics director faces some of the most complex—and controversial—issues in medicine
Paul Root Wolpe and his team think through the tough questions brought about by medical advances
As the stuff of science fiction becomes a reality, “there are all kinds of questions that are coming up,” Paul Root Wolpe says. Bioethicists are here to “think through those questions in an informed, logical way.”
“We’re in schools where there isn’t a lot of programming for girls,” says Lea Rolfes, executive director of the Atlanta chapter.
The girls made their way to the starting line in waves, wearing grass skirts, tiaras, tutus, and fairy wings. Many were accompanied by their parents, some running alongside their daughters hand-in-hand.
Six free daily classes will be held at 200 Peachtree Street from January 29 through 31
The name "SoulCycle" is often spoken in hushed tones, with a reverence more often reserved for the capsule collections at Target. So it makes sense that the indoor-cycling studio with a cult-like following would pair up with the fast-fashion-plus-groceries and-bathmats mecca for pop-up classes in 10 cities.
Ladell Hill’s product has been bottling out of Atlantic Station since 2013. What’s in it? And how does it taste?
Bottling out of Atlantic Station since 2013, Chuice (that’s short for “chewable juice”) seems poised to capitalize on the popularity of both juice cleanses and meal replacements like Soylent.
Small scale and low cost allowed the suburb to beat more walkable areas to the punch
340 residents have signed up for the mostly free program, which launched last September. The fleet of bikes—managed by Zagster, a Massachusetts-based vendor, and tracked by antitheft geofencing technology—is spread among four stations that operate like kiosks; each one is near the city’s 12-mile network of multiuse trails.
From IV solutions that claim to cure hangovers to salt-infused rooms for fighting allergies. And then there’s the -270ºF chamber that just might freeze you back to health.
We put three unusual therapies—cryotherapy, salt therapy, and hydration therapy—to the test. How well do they actually work?
Owning a pet is good for you physically, psychologically, and socially
Like parents of small children, though, pet owners are quick to explain, “If you have one, it’s all worth it.” And scientifically speaking, they’re right. Beyond the subjective—he’s so funny, he’s so sweet, he’s my best friend—there’s plenty of evidence that owning a pet is good for you, physically, psychologically, and socially.
Five leading experts, including Still Alice author Lisa Genova, discuss the nation’s sixth-leading cause of death
When a deadly disease has no cure, no prevention, and no life-changing treatment, our natural response is fear and denial. Even physicians are prone to avoid discussing Alzheimer’s.
The Atlanta-based company offers the widest variety of pre- and postnatal fitness classes in the country
When Clare Schexnyder was expecting her first child in 2005, it was hard to find exercise classes aimed at mothers-to-be. So she came up with Oh Baby! Fitness.