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Football players on the field

Emory researchers find college football players' weight gain leads to heart problems

Weight gain and high blood pressure in college football players leads to adverse changes in cardiac structure and function, indicating monitoring and early intervention is needed for this young and otherwise healthy athletic population, according to a new study by Emory University researchers. Read More >>

Emory hospitals

U.S. News & World Report ranks Emory University Hospital No. 1 and Emory Saint Joseph's No. 2 in both Georgia and Atlanta

For the eighth year in a row, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Emory University Hospital the No. 1 hospital in Georgia and metro Atlanta in its 2019-2020 Best Hospitals Guide. Read More >>

Cancer researchers

CDC grant supports cancer prevention in rural Georgia

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has awarded the Emory Prevention Research Center (EPRC) $8 million in a five-year grant, Emory University researchers at Winship Cancer Institute and the Rollins School of Public Health announced. Read More >>