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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.
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.
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.
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.
“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.”
Established in 2002, Kidney Clinic is recognized as a leader in kidney care for the south metro Atlanta area. Our offices are conveniently located in Coweta and Fayette counties and offer expert care in the area of chronic kidney disease, hypertension, electrolyte disorders, and acute renal disease. In addition, we have partnered with Fresenius Medical Care and DaVita Kidney Care to treat dialysis patients at 10 area dialysis centers.
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.
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.