Jim Burress appears in the following:
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Research shows that, even with health insurance, many people put off expensive surgery, medicine and tests because they can't afford the high deductibles or copays. A few states hope to change that.
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
African health officials are partnering with the U.S. to build a continentwide Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The goal is a more rapid response to health emergencies, such as Ebola.
Saturday, April 04, 2015
Some big names in business pushed back this week against "religious freedom" laws in Indiana and Arkansas. In 1964, it was Coca-Cola pushing Atlanta's white elites to honor Martin Luther King Jr.
Wednesday, April 01, 2015
Eleven of 12 former public school employees in Atlanta were found guilty Wednesday in one of the biggest cheating scandals in American education.
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
This year, at Emory University's global health challenge, students had to come up with clever solutions for a pressing problem. Only it wasn't a superbug. It was the extreme violence in Honduras.
Friday, November 21, 2014
The state did not expand Medicaid so many of their target audience — African-Americans and Latinos — may make too much to qualify for Medicaid but too little to get subsidies.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
The same Atlanta hospital that treated the first U.S. Ebola patient in August discharged its fourth patient Tuesday. All survived. Patients in isolation need extra emotional support, the team says.
Friday, August 08, 2014
No doctor would refuse to prescribe cholesterol-lowering statins to patients because they're overweight. But despite guidelines, some doctors aren't offering preventive drugs to those at risk for HIV.
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
A phone network of families that spans continents is helping get the word out: To protect yourselves from Ebola, don't eat bush meat, get sick loved ones medical treatment and avoid their body fluids.
Saturday, August 02, 2014
Two American aid workers who were infected with the Ebola virus are being flown from West Africa to the U.S. Emory University Hospital says they'll be in a state-of-the-art containment unit.
Tuesday, July 16, 2013
Medical equipment manufacturers operate largely on a supply and demand model. But a new agreement between Georgia Regents Health System and Royal Philips means Philips will take on a new role. It will supply equipment and help the hospital achieve its mission of delivering better care to patients at a lower cost.