The Shepherd Center: Atlanta’s Most Valuable Resource

By Emma Burke To the casual passerby, the campus of concrete buildings situated on Peachtree Road appears to be just another metropolitan health care complex. However, the miracles performed every day at this catastrophic-care hospital are unique. Each year the Shepherd Center rehabilitates thousands of patients with traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries. Between inpatient, outpatient…

April Showers Bring Bugs Bites?

By Huriyah Malik Who would imagine that a tiny bug could transmit a life threatening disease? Recently, Canadian singer and songwriter Avril Lavigne was bitten by a tick and diagnosed with Lyme Disease – a dangerous bacterial infection. During her five month fight with the disease, Lavigne “felt like [she] couldn’t breathe,  couldn’t talk and couldn’t…