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Do Gua Sha facials work?

Test drive: Will a Gua Sha facial actually make you look younger?

Gua Sha is a traditional Chinese technique for reducing pain and inflammation brought on by blood stasis or stagnation.
Abraza Skin Studio Atlanta

A traumatic injury inspired this Atlanta doctor to create Abraza Skin Studio

Dr. Natasha Welch urges patients to accept their natural beauty and imperfections. “What you see in a magazine doesn’t define your beauty,” she explains.
Raft on the Chattooga River

Trade the drudgery of the gym for these 3 adrenaline-fueled day trips

Is your workout feeling too much like “work”? Trade the drudgery of the gym for one of these adrenaline-fueled day trips.
American Medical Association's new president: Patrice Harris

An Atlanta doctor is now the first black woman president of the American Medical Association

After 172 years, a black woman is the leader of doctors in America. Patrice Harris talks about her history-making election and the American Medical Association role in tackling issues such as healthcare access and anti-abortion legislation.

Saving lives—even off the clock. 7 times Atlanta doctors came to the rescue.

Sometimes in a medical emergency, the nearest hospital is miles away. That’s when you pray for physicians like these Atlanta top doctors to step up until the EMTs arrive. They tell us about seven times they unexpectedly had to come to the rescue.
Biocircuit The Refinery Atlanta

The Refinery, a new boutique gym, uses tech to take circuit training to the next level

Remember Curves, the friendly fitness studio that became a favorite of every 90s mom? A similar kind of personalized circuit training is making a comeback in Atlanta—and it’s hoping to attract moms and gym rats alike.
American Ninja Warrior Atlanta

Think you could be an American Ninja Warrior? Meet 3 Atlantans who competed this season.

“Every time I watched the show, I would think, ‘I can do that!’” Atlantan Mindy Hylton says. “The more I watched it, the more I wanted to prove to myself that I could do it.”
Kyle and Brent Pease

These Atlanta brothers are Ironman athletes, disability advocates, and now, memoir authors

Kyle and Brent Pease are many things: brothers, Ironman triathletes and philanthropic leaders. Now, with the release of Beyond the Finish, they can add "memoir authors" to their list of achievements.

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