‘Dry needling’ gives pain sufferers another alternative
Troy Tribble, 41, turned to “dry needling’’ to ease his back pain and spasms. He’s had several sessions. Each time his physical therapist works on a different area. For Tribble, of Suwanee, it has made a world of difference. The change he has experienced is “in my pain level and... Read more
The X-ray factor: Image technicians enjoy strong job market
Nearly everyone has undergone an X-ray or MRI, whether it’s a screening mammogram or an examination of a bone that might be broken, and demand for these tests is growing as Georgians age. That means an excellent job market for people who have the right temperament and who are... Read more
Should newborns be screened for Krabbe disease?
This article was jointly reported by WebMD Health News and Georgia Health News Jackson Garcia was born “healthy and round and full of hair.” But at 5 months old, he started getting fussy around mealtimes and refused food. “My worst fear was colic,” said his mother, April Garcia, who lives... Read more
In a notoriously tough job, Grady chief survives and thrives
Five years ago, Grady Health System in Atlanta was racking up a $27 million loss. At the time, the job of Grady CEO appeared to be one of the least secure in the health industry: As of late 2011, there had been five chief executive officers in five years.... Read more
Atlanta conference points to health effects of climate change – and a path forward
An earlier version of this story was published by Seeker Events like last week’s Atlanta conference on climate change and health might be a model for things to come in the next few years. With a new administration vowing to reverse its predecessor’s actions to cut the carbon emissions blamed... Read more

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