By Kathy Kantorski In the spring of 1999, a woman was diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer. Her annual mammogram six months prior didn't detect any tumors; in a matter of weeks, the tumor had formed, and the cancer had advanced to a near-fatal stage. She underwent a lumpectomy, chemotherapy… Read more...
By Amelia Pavlik The perfect pair of comfy running shoes could carry you over the finish line at this year's fall 5Ks. Workout capris can make you feel fabulous whether you're at bootcamp or brunch. Whether it helps you perform better in that race or just makes you look good,… Read more...
As a child, Assia Stepanian, MD, knew that she would make a difference in the field of medicine. The daughter of two renowned physicians, the Moscow-raised founder of Atlanta-based Academia Women’s Health & Endoscopic Surgery has brought a wide variety of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery (MIGS) options to patients in… Read more...
You likely wouldn't bat an eye if we told you that recent UGA grad Carden Wyckoff has interests and desires just like many young adults: graduating college, catching favorite artists at Piedmont Park music festivals and joining her brother in Spartan Races. But when you realize she has muscular dystrophy… Read more...
Ovarian Cancer Though Mom may be the only one in the family to be at risk for an ovarian cancer diagnosis, it has the potential to affect husbands and kids too. Doug Barron and Chase Powell know that firsthand. After women in their lives experienced the disease, they each became… Read more...
By Morgan A. McFarland That half-empty bottle of oxycodone in the back of your medicine cabinet may be more dangerous than you think. Prescription narcotic medications play an important role in pain management after injury or surgery, but for many people, use of prescription medication doesn't end when the injury… Read more...
By Amy Meadows It's a moment that Rachel Macy Stafford will never forget. She had taken her youngest daughter shopping for a dress to wear to the party for her recently released book, "Hands Free Mama: A Guide to Putting Down the Phone, Burning the To-Do List, and Letting Go… Read more...
By Beth Carter They say marriage is hard work, and Julia and Eugene Smookler will celebrate their fifth anniversary this year by working up a sweat – literally. They were the first couple to be chosen for CNN's "Fit Nation," a program that proves even regular, busy adults can reach… Read more...
Event Information Calling all runners, walkers and joggers and everybody who likes to move in a fun atmosphere. If you're looking for a great way to improve your fitness, build a bond with your fellow co-workers or meet new friends, join the largest organized corporate fitness event in the Southeast:… Read more...
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