The wait for a transplant can be agonizing for patients with kidney failure. But that's just the beginning. According to a study from Emory University, some dialysis centers in Georgia referred no one at all for a transplant.
Emory University and WellStar Health System are in talks to merge their medical assets in metro Atlanta. Andy Miller, CEO and Editor of Georgia Health News discussed the pros and cons of the possible merger on GPB's On Second Thought.
Students at Emory University in Atlanta are undertaking their own investigation of deaths during the civil-rights era. Their course recently launched a website featuring results of three 'civil rights cold case' investigations.
The Ice Bucket Challenge has raised more than $100 million for research into Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, or ALS. It’s an always fatal disease, attacking the body’s nervous system and robbing patients of their ability to walk, talk, and eventually breathe on their own.
Lots of research indicates graduating from college in an economic downturn hurts a worker’s career and earnings—and the financial effects, at least, persist for 10 years or more. Yet a new study from Emory University indicates those who earn a degree during challenging economic times are ultimately happier with their jobs.