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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
In a seasonal slump? These tips might help.
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. 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.”