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Roe v. Wade Overturned: What's next for Georgia's "heartbeat bill" and legal abortion in the state

Roe v. Wade Overturned: What’s next for Georgia’s “heartbeat bill” and legal abortion access in the state

For now, abortion is still legal up to 20 weeks in the state, but the state's six-week abortion ban, currently tangled up in the courts, will likely go into effect soon. Here’s what to know about the future of reproductive care in Georgia.
The harmful public health consequences of a post-Roe Georgia

Experts warn of harmful public health consequences in Georgia if Roe is overturned

Following the oral arguments in Dobbs this past December, we began asking public health and women’s health experts from Emory, the University of Georgia, and Morehouse School of Medicine to weigh in on the broader ramifications of a Roe v. Wade reversal in the state. Here are some of the concerns they shared about what will happen to public health in Georgia if the decision is overturned.
Do fad diets actually work?

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.
How and when should I use my free Covid-19 at-home tests?

Free at-home Covid tests are here. How should you use them?

Four metro Atlanta counties (DeKalb, Fulton, Cobb and Clayton) have distributed thousands of free tests. The Biden Administration is mailing out four free tests per household, and a new federal rule requires private health insurers to cover eight tests per month per person. Here, we've answered common questions about what tests do and don't do, when to use them, and how to use them.
Six strategies for beating the winter blues

Six strategies for beating the winter blues

In a seasonal slump? These tips might help.
Digital detox: How to break your screen habit

Digital detox: How to break your screen habit

The more we scroll, the more our brains crave those quick bursts of pleasure and connection, keeping us coming back for more. Here's how to cut back.
Sleep-care is the new self-care

Sleep-care is the new self-care. Here’s how to get better rest.

“There’s a big misconception that sleep is wasted time. But it is so important for the rest of our lives,” says Dr. Anne D. Bartolucci, who practices at Atlanta Insomnia & Behavioral Health Services. “If you’re trying to lose weight and you are sleep deprived, your fullness hormones get thrown off. With exercise, you need sleep in order to build muscle. It’s impossible to live a truly healthy life if you’re not getting enough sleep.”
The Race Atlanta

The founder of the nation’s largest Black long-distance running event just wants participants to have a good time

On the first weekend of October, nearly 2,000 people ran through the streets of Southwest Atlanta as part of “The Race,” the largest Black long-distance running event in the country.
Float Atlanta

Are Sensory-deprivation Tanks Really That Relaxing? A Test Drive of Float Atlanta

When I heard about Float Atlanta’s open sensory-deprivation tanks—rectangular pools, each accompanied by a shower in a private and soundproofed room—I felt confident I could make it through a one-hour session without splashing and thrashing for help.

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