Top Doctors 2014
Here's our annual roster of doctors whom other doctors trust most.
Flu busters: Medical minds strive for universal vaccination
f you were vaccinated against the flu this past winter, you had a 61 percent chance of emerging from the season without getting the bug. That’s according to the CDC, which—along with researchers at Georgia State, Emory, and Georgia Tech—is working to improve the odds even more.
Crowdsourcing helps local boy with health issues
When Cason Griffith had severe eczema as an infant, his pediatrician said hopefully he'd outgrow it. But more than four years later, the Lawrenceville preschooler has continued to have skin issues so serious that they make him absolutely miserable.
Atlanta docs make telemedicine house calls
Have a cold or a fever? Mess up your knee playing basketball? You don't have to hassle with dragging yourself to your doctor's office. Just grab your cellphone.
Doctor shortage in Georgia
A shortage of doctors continues in the state, limiting access to care throughout Georgia, especially in rural areas.
Atlanta surgeon organizes march on Washington
Atlanta gynecological surgeon Ceana Nezhat wants more people to become aware of endometriosis. He and his two surgeon brothers hope to raise awareness by staging a Million Women March on Washington D.C. The idea has taken off and similar marches will be held simultaneously in cities throughout the world.
Local hospitals rated on mortality and complications
Need knee replacement surgery or emergency help for a heart attack? The hospital you choose can make a huge difference in whether you have complications or literally make it out alive.
CDC director helps save choking woman
If you're going to choke on your dinner, you should definitely do it in the company of doctors and the head of the CDC.
Lots of flu vaccine options this year
Did you get your flu shot yet? Before you head to your doctor's office or the local pharmacy to get poked in the arm, you should know your flu vaccine options are mighty plentiful this year. Dr. Michael Jhung of the CDC explains the flu vaccine smorgasbord.
Georgia hospitals boost economy by $38.6 million
Hospitals obviously fix ailing bodies. They're also pretty good for an ailing economy. Even in iffy economic times, hospitals in Georgia gave the state's economy $38.6 million in 2011, according to a report by the Georgia Hospital Association.