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Atlanta Medical Center's closure is also the end of a local midwifery practice

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.
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.
2022 Atlanta 500: Education & Healthcare

2022 Atlanta 500: Education & Healthcare

These are Atlanta's 500 most powerful leaders. We spent months consulting experts and sorting through nominations to get a list of the city's most influential people—from artists to chefs to philanthropists to sports coaches and corporate CEOs. In this section, we focus on Kindergarten through high school, higher education, and healthcare.
What’s the future of legal abortion in Georgia?

What’s the future of legal abortion in Georgia?

A Mississippi ban on most abortions past the 15th week of pregnancy awaits a ruling with big implications from the conservative-leaning U.S. Supreme Court. And Texas’s so-called “bounty hunter” law, enacted in 2021, has abortion opponents in Georgia contemplating a similar model here at home.
Atlanta 500

2021 Atlanta 500: Education & Healthcare

These are Atlanta's 500 most powerful leaders. We spent months consulting experts and sorting through nominations to get a list of the city's most influential people—from artists to chefs to philanthropists to sports coaches and corporate CEOs. In this section, we focus on Kindergarten through high school, higher education, and healthcare.
Jon Ossoff

11 questions for Georgia U.S. Senate candidate Jon Ossoff

Georgia Democratic Senate candidate Jon Ossoff answers our questions about COVID-19, healthcare, systemic racism, and the Supreme Court.
Atlanta 500 2020 Education Healthcare Georgia Tech

2020 Atlanta 500: Education & Healthcare

These are Atlanta's 500 most powerful leaders. We spent months consulting experts and sorting through nominations to get a list of the city's most influential people—from artists to chefs to philanthropists to sports coaches and corporate CEOs. In this section, we focus on Kindergarten through high school, higher education, and healthcare.

For sheriffs, healthcare for inmates can be a burden. For one doctor, it has been the opportunity of a lifetime.

Many Sheriffs across the Southeast see medical care for their inmates as a burden and liability. For doctor Carlo Musso of CorrectHealth, it’s been the business opportunity of a lifetime.
Georgia Medical Marijuana

Finally, Georgia can grow medical marijuana. Here’s what you need to know.

While low-THC cannabis oil has been legal for use by people with certain medical conditions for the past few years, it's essentially been impossible for those patients to obtain the oil legally. A new law signed by Governor Brian Kemp is set to help change that, but there's still a lot to sort out.
Atlanta 500: education opener

2019 Atlanta 500: Education & Healthcare

These are Atlanta's 500 most powerful leaders. We spent months consulting experts and sorting through nominations to get a list of the city's most influential people—from artists to chefs to philanthropists to sports coaches and corporate CEOs. In this section, we focus on Kindergarten through high school, higher education, and healthcare.

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