Monthly Archives: March 2014

What is Better for Cancer Prevention? Weights or Cardiovascular Exercise?

Shervin V. Oskouei, MD, Orthopedic Oncologist, Emory Orthopaedics & Spine Shannon Kahn, MD, Radiation Oncologist, Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital For overall health, including cancer prevention, the most effective fitness plan incorporates both cardiovascular training and strength training. There are different  More…

Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital Assists Georgia Families in Need

Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital assisted families in need in Georgia last month, by organizing their largest canned food drive to date. Susan Freed, Director of Care Coordination at Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital, discovered that the Atlanta Community Food Bank historically  More…

Foods that Fight Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer in men, and the American Cancer Society estimates there will be 233,000 new cases of prostate cancer in 2014. [1] It’s no secret that eating a healthy diet helps reduce your chances  More…

Fighting Back Against Stroke: Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital Earns Prestigious Quality Achievement Award for Stroke Care

According to the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association, stroke is number four on the list of causes of death, and one of the top causes of adult disability in the U.S. Someone experiences a stroke every 40  More…

Emory Saint Joseph’s Staff Shelters Atlantans During Snow Jam

Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital was recently featured in Catholic Health Word for the heroic efforts of its staff in taking care of not only their patients and each other during the snowstorm that shut down the city, but also caring for  More…

Emory Saint Joseph’s Named One of the Best in the Nation for Hip and Knee Replacement

Based on its low rate of complications and readmissions, Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital has earned prestigious recognition for its orthopedic surgery program to replace hip and knee joints. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently completed a comprehensive  More…

Takeaways from Dr. Murphy and Dr. Halkos’ Chat on Mitral Valve Disease

Thanks to everyone who participated in the recent live chat on mitral valve disease with Dr. Douglas Murphy and Dr. Michael Halkos. Your questions were thoughtful and made for an interesting discussion. You may access a full transcript of the  More…

Community Health Screening at ESJH

Whether or not you “officially” resolved to be healthier in 2014, preventive screenings are generally a good way for everyone to keep track of key health issues for themselves. Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital is offering a full menu of screenings  More…

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