Health & Wellness
A Clarkston woman’s mission to make it easier for pregnant refugees to navigate the healthcare system
Pregnant when she arrived in Clarkston from Afghanistan, Muzhda Oriakhil struggled to navigate the American healthcare system. Now she’s making it easier for refugee women who’ve followed.
Test Drive: Morningside’s new stretch studio
I soon became absorbed in my session, as my Flexologist contorted my body into various positions, asking me to let him know when I reached a stretch threshold of five (out of 10) and then push against him. It felt like a combination of yoga, massage, stretch, and chiropractic.
Atlanta Medical Center’s closure is also the end of a local midwifery practice
Intown Midwifery is one of the first independent businesses forced to close its doors because of the Wellstar Atlanta Medical Center hospital closure, but experts worry it won’t be the last. And that potential trickle-down loss of providers will ultimately make it harder for people to access the necessary healthcare that can prevent later crises—the kind of crises that might land someone in a Level One trauma center, of which the City of Atlanta now only has one.
Introducing Revision Skincare®’s Newest Innovation – D•E•J Daily Boosting Serum™!
Healthy, youthful-looking skin doesn’t happen by accident. Revision Skincare®’s newest powerhouse product, D•E•J Daily Boosting Serum™, is formulated with patented Sunflower Sprout Extract technology that has been clinically proven to impact the visible effects of glycation on the skin and boost the skin’s cellular energy.
The pros and cons of heated workouts
With sweltering outdoor temperatures and classes like heated spin, hot pilates, and, of course, hot yoga on the rise at Atlanta’s boutique fitness studios, you’ll have no trouble working up a sweat this summer.
Atlanta’s Top Docs share their stories of unexpected, inspiring, and memorable cases
If we’ve learned anything over the last few years, it’s that working in a hospital is never routine. We asked the metro’s most respected physicians to share stories of unexpected, inspiring, and memorable cases.
What to know about pickleball in Atlanta
Pickleball is a quirky mashup of badminton, tennis, and ping-pong. With Atlanta’s year-round temperate weather and booming tennis scene—the Atlanta Lawn Tennis Association (ALTA) boasts over 80,000 members—it’s easy to see why pickleball is catching on here.
An Atlanta dietitian shares the facts on four trendy diets
Danielle Lewis has seen her share of nutrition trends come and go since becoming a registered dietitian. (Anybody remember the Tapeworm Diet? No? Good.) Here, the owner of Atlanta’s DL Dietetics evaluates the latest fads.
Feeling stressed? Take a bath.
Need to center yourself before a stressful workday or release tension after an intense workout? Try dimming the lights, lighting a candle, and hopping into the tub for a long, hot soak.
TOP DOCTORS 2021
Every year we present a roster of the best metro Atlanta doctors, as chosen by their peers. Here, find 1,002 of the area’s most trusted physicians—our biggest list ever.
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Introducing Atlanta's top healthcare professionals. Whether you need to schedule an emergency appointment, a consultation, or your annual check-up, get help finding the practice that's right for you. Check out these specialists to find practices offering advanced technology alongside unparalleled service.