Posts by: Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital

Emory Saint Joseph’s Celebrates 35th Anniversary of McAuley Awards

Long known as a place providing uniquely compassionate care, Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital recently celebrated a significant milestone deeply rooted in its heritage of serving those in need – the 35th anniversary of the McAuley Awards. Named for Mother Catherine  More…

Gamma Knife ©: What is Radiosurgery?

Radiosurgery, also known as stereotactic radiosurgery and stereotactic radiation therapy, is a non-invasive, outpatient alternative to traditional brain surgery (neurosurgery). It’s performed by a machine called Gamma Knife©, which isn’t a knife in the traditional sense; rather it uses 192  More…

Peripheral Artery Disease 101: PAD Symptoms, Causes & Risk Factors

Peripheral artery disease, also known as peripheral arterial disease, or PAD, is a potentially life- and limb-threatening condition in which the arteries that deliver blood from the heart to the rest of the body narrow, resulting in weakened circulation and  More…

Understanding Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines: Mammograms, Clinical Breast Exams & More

According to data from the National Cancer Institute, approximately 12% of all women will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some point during their lifetime. Statistics like these, combined with recent high profile cases such as Angelina Jolie undergoing a  More…

Spring to Safety: When Outdoor Activities Leave Us Injured

Say goodbye to the Polar Vortex and hello to the sun! It’s the time of year where we get out from under the covers and start signing up for outdoor activities and sports. Getting active outdoors helps us stay fit  More…

Spring to Safety: Stay Safe When Spring Rains Lead to Flooding

Floods are one of the most serious and costly types of disasters in the United States, according to the National Flood Insurance Program, a division of the Federal Emergency Management Association. Though now is the time we start participating in  More…

Spring to Safety: Stay Safe While Spring Cleaning

The weather is warming up, flowers are blooming, and the sun is finally out after unprecedented snow around the country! Every year around this time, we are prompted to clean our homes, fix up the garden, and be outside. This  More…

Emory Saint Joseph’s Nurses are Amazing! Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital Receives Fifth Magnet® Designation!

Congratulations to the team at Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital who just received its fifth Magnet® designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center! Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital is one of only three hospitals – and the only community hospital — in  More…

Baked Kale Chips – Full of Heart-Healthy Benefits

Kale has grown in popularity over the past few years, rising to superfood status. This nutritious leafy green hasn’t earned this without reason; kale has unique health benefits that set it apart from other raw vegetables. Here are a few  More…

Cancer: Understanding the Link Between Excess Weight and Cancer

The American Cancer Society (ACS) estimates that one out of three cancer deaths in the U.S. is linked to excess body weight, a lack of physical activity, and/or poor nutrition. Body weight has the strongest effect on increasing cancer risk,  More…

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