What It’s Like To: Deliver a Baby

Every patient and [every delivery] is just a little bit different. It does not ever get boring, because it’s never the same.

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.

Doctors over-drugging older adults

A study of more than 6 million seniors in the U.S. found that 21 percent are prescribed at least one "high risk" medication. These prescriptions are a lot more common in the South, among women, and in poorer areas.

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.

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.

Going into a Georgia hospital?

Going into the hospital for a routine procedure could have other risks—especially in Georgia. Because germs spread easily in a hospital setting, patients can pick up infections when sanitary practices aren't followed.

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.

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.

Top Doctors 2014

Here's our annual roster of doctors whom other doctors trust most.

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