Category Archives: Partners in Health

By Paul R. Jeffords, MD Tiger Woods returned to major championship form this weekend at Augusta National Golf Club, winning the 2019 Masters Tournament. Tiger’s victory came two years after undergoing spinal fusion for a painful disc in his lower … Continue reading

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By Michael Siciliano, MD Not all platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is created equal, but first, let’s recap some basics. PRP has been around for decades but in the past few years it had explosive growth mostly due to the public’s desire … Continue reading

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By Marianna Kovitch, DMD, FICOI According to National Healthy Sleep Awareness project, obstructive sleep apnea affects 25 million adults in the U.S. including 26% of adults between 30-70 years old. Common warning signs include snoring, gasping, and silent breathing pauses … Continue reading

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By Trip Baisden How did you get started with fitness? I have always been an athlete. I love to compete and I love the mental challenges of athletics. When I was pregnant with my second child, I decided I was … Continue reading

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By Paul R. Jeffords, MD Metro Atlanta is home to many great golf courses and many people will be getting ready to head out in the nice weather and hit the links. As an orthopaedic spine surgeon, I see many … Continue reading

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By Dr. Kavita Kongara Q: How does our digestive health impact our mental health? A: The strong relationship between the mind and digestive system is both a physical and a chemical one that involves two-way communication. Our digestive system contains … Continue reading

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As the occasional warm and sunny day comingles with those late winter weeks, the anticipation of spring draws us to the outdoors. Although the new year is well underway, spring marks the renewal of our favorite lifestyle activities. But have … Continue reading

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By Scott D. Miller, MD As Valentine’s Day approaches, it seems appropriate to talk about our hearts. How did the heart become associated with love? In ancient days, the heart was considered to be the center of all emotions since … Continue reading

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Success often brings changes and thanks to the amazing Windy Hill Athletic Club (WHAC) team and its members, 2019 is filled with exciting changes. Karen Foley joined the WHAC team seven years ago and has now been promoted to National … Continue reading

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By Michael Siciliano, MD Regenerative medicine itself isn’t new—the first bone marrow and solid-organ transplants were done decades ago. But advances in developmental and cell biology, immunology, and other fields have unlocked new opportunities to refine existing regenerative therapies and … Continue reading

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