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Father and son share special bond; both receive cochlear implants to improve hearing, speech

After Randy Adams saw his young son, who is completely deaf, receive a cochlear implant that replaces the function of his damaged inner ear, the 35-year-old was inspired. Profoundly deaf himself, he learned that he might also be a candidate for the procedure and device, and decided to try it. News Story >>

 Winship awarded NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center status

Winship awarded NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center status

Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University has earned the prestigious comprehensive cancer center designation from the National Cancer Institute (NCI), placing it in the top one percent of all cancer centers in the United States. News Story >>

 AV200 bicycle ride to benefit AIDS vaccine research for 15th year

AV200 bicycle ride to benefit AIDS vaccine research for 15th year

More than 200 bicycle riders are expected to participate in the 15th annual two-day, 200-mile AIDS Vaccine 200 (AV200) to benefit AIDS vaccine research at the Emory Vaccine Center. The event on May 20-21 is produced by Action Cycling Atlanta – an all-volunteer organization. News Story >>