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Saint Joseph’s Hospital and Social Work: A Common Heritage

  With only 50 cents in their possession and an intention of service in their hearts, Sisters Cecilia Carroll, Mary Helene Sheehan, Mary Borgia Thomas, and Mary Berchmans Young travelled from Savannah, GA in order to establish Saint Joseph’s Hospital  More…

Take Heart

Bastille Day, July 14, 2001, began my extraordinary journey toward heart health. I had a major heart attack at 2:00 in the afternoon in a doctor’s office that was already closed. Paramedics were 5 minutes away. The hospital was 10 minutes away. The blood clot in my LAD was to be burst… in 2 hours!! To this day I am amazed that I survived and frequently ask myself, who has that many blessings in one day? More…

Helping Children: FDA Grant Launches Atlanta Pediatric Device Consortium

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has awarded the Georgia Institute of Technology, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University and Saint Joseph’s Translational Research Institute (SJTRI) a two-year, $1.8 million grant to foster the development of medical devices focused  More…

In Search of a Healthier Life? We Have an App for That…

Saint Joseph’s wants to contribute to the general well being of our community and whoever stumbles upon this blog. We are all familiar with apps and how they transform our Smart phones into whatever solution we need at the time. Apps are great for playing games, finding directions, or stalking your favorite celebrity; however, they can also help you lead a better, healthier life (and who doesn’t want to live longer?)! So, I have done some research and found the most useful and proactive apps to help you live a healthy life. Each week we’ll be sharing the best apps out there, so check back often and enjoy…

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Mission Slim Possible

As we celebrate the conclusion of our 2011 Corporate Wellness Program, coined Mission Slim Possible, we wanted to share with you the success of one of our participants. Sharon Hornbuckle was kind enough to take us with her not only on her personal weight loss journey, but on her journey of surviving Lymphoma…More…

“Doc, my shoulder hurts! What is it?”

The “shoulder” is really several joints surrounded by soft tissues that allow high mobility. The shoulder has the most range of motion of any joint in the body. Pain in the shoulder can occur during motion or even at rest….More…

Celebrate A Saint

As we observe two special celebrations this week, I felt compelled to learn a little more about the meaning behind them.  With the wearing of the green today, the most obvious of the feast celebrations is Saint Patrick’s Day but  More…

EMORY AND SAINT JOSEPH’S ANNOUNCE FORMAL PARTNERSHIP

Emory Healthcare and Saint Joseph’s Hospital proudly announce a formal partnership between the two health systems, forming the largest, most clinically comprehensive health system in the state of Georgia, with major hospital campuses in DeKalb County, Johns Creek, Midtown Atlanta and Sandy Springs.More…

Don’t Ever Look Down

Unexpectedly, our lives changed in an instant when I was diagnosed with breast cancer in December of 2008. We knew life would never be the same. Life is like that box of chocolates – you never know what you’re going to get. Cancer has taught us so many things. Many are bad, but some are good…
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