Emory Winship Cancer Institute

Emory Winship Cancer Institute

At the peak of summer, families across the country are preparing for beach trips, sunny outings and excursions in the great outdoors. While protecting the skin against harmful UV rays may not make the top of the packing list, it’s certainly something to take into consideration. Skin cancer is the… Read more...
Alzheimer’s Association, Georgia Chapter

Alzheimer’s Association, Georgia Chapter

In Georgia, there are approximately 200,000 people with Alzheimer’s and the population of caregivers more than doubles that number.  Alzheimer’s disease is a form of dementia that gradually deteriorates the function of the brain. Although there is no cure for Alzheimer’s, there are ongoing efforts to help people who have… Read more...
Find out how to improve your sex life no matter your age

Find out how to improve your sex life no matter your age

According to commercials for K-Y Jelly His & Hers lubricant, sex is pleasurable and convenient, with both participants on even playing fields (or equal sides of the bed, at least). If only sex was that simple, right? What the advertisements fail to show are children demanding all of ‘his and… Read more...
Summertime Getaways Around Atlanta

Summertime Getaways Around Atlanta

Jessica Shops Pick of the Month Shop ‘til You Drop Boutique shopping is the perfect way to get outdoors while cooling off with some retail therapy!  So, head out to your favorite neighborhood and make a day of shopping and dining on a dime. Little 5 Points: My favorite stops… Read more...
Over 40 and Fabulous!

Over 40 and Fabulous!

Whether they’re donating their time to charity, helping out friends and family or just enjoying time with loved ones, these 40 amazing Atlantans are tireless in their efforts to improve themselves, others and the world around them. We received numerous nominations from friends, admirers, co-workers and family members who were… Read more...
High Blood Pressure and Stroke: Prevention is Possible

High Blood Pressure and Stroke: Prevention is Possible

With almost five million people suffering from some form of stroke each year, according to the American Heart Association, 70% can be linked to existing high blood pressure.  This makes high blood pressure one of the most important controllable stroke risk factors out there. So, it’s no wonder that May… Read more...
A Kidney Donation Story: Saving a Life

A Kidney Donation Story: Saving a Life

The gift of life came from an unlikely source for Donna Burchfield, who was diagnosed with polycystic kidney disease in 1998. Color technician Brittany Reed first heard of Burchfield’s need for a kidney transplant in November 2009, as Reed was applying Burchfield’s hair color at Buckhead’s Carter Barnes hair salon.… Read more...
The National Kidney Foundation

The National Kidney Foundation

When was the last time you gave thought to your health, or for that matter gave thought to your kidney health? In the United States alone, more than 26 million Americans – that’s one in eight adults – battle chronic kidney disease (CKD), with 20 million more at an increased… Read more...
Gifts From The Heart For Mom

Gifts From The Heart For Mom

Jessica Shops Pick of the Month Very Vera’s Cake of the MonthConsidering all Moms do, there’s no better gift than that of indulgence for Mother’s Day. A delicious way to treat yours comes from Very Vera, an amazing bakery based in Augusta, GA. My pick also happens to be their… Read more...
The Incredible Journey of Emily Giffin

The Incredible Journey of Emily Giffin

When Emily Giffin first laid her fingers on a keyboard, there was no telling where it would lead her. But a change in direction can sometimes be the best thing to happen to a person.  Whether it’s a change in career, a move to a new place or a chance… Read more...