Beth Galvin gets to the heart of the story… literally! Inspiring and informative, Beth brings you comprehensive and intelligent health stories you won’t see on any other Georgia TV station.
She began her on-air career at Chattanooga’s WTVC and was first seen on Atlanta-area televisions as a general assignment reporter for WXIA. In 1996, Beth joined FOX 5 Atlanta and became the regular face of our FOX Medical Team reports.
Battling a serious health problem reveals a person’s strength and vulnerability. Beth has been touched by many of the people she has covered, like a 19-year-old’s lifesaving heart transplant and a baby’s struggle with a defective heart.
Her reporting has not only caught the attention of viewers, but of media and medical professionals as well. She has won a regional Emmy for Outstanding Achievement in Medical Reporting and an award for Specialty Reporting from the Georgia Associated Press Broadcasters. The Georgia Physicians Association/Atlanta Medical Association also presented her with an award for Outstanding Health Reporting.
Beth attended Wesleyan College in Macon, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in international relations. Beth lives in Decatur with her husband, Brad. When she’s not working, Beth enjoys curling up with a good book, digging in her garden and traveling to national parks.
In the middle of a busy flu season, when the Grady Emergency Department is seeing an average of about 400 patients a day, a new – and some believe troubling – virus has popped up on the radar screen, the coronavirus.
After witnessing Troy Cost's four-year search for a kidney donor, Reeshard Scott stepped in to give his friend a lifeline: one of his kidneys.
82-year-old Beryl Waters of Atlanta has logged more than 5,000 volunteer hours over the last 4 years at Shepherd Center, a spinal cord and brain injury rehabilitation hopsital. In that time, she's knitted hundreds of hats for patients, earning the nickname "hat lady."
One in 3 Americans has metabolic syndrome, a group of risk factors that can raise a person's risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes. Experts say metabolic syndrome could soon overtake smoking as the leading cause of cardiovascular disease. But, Emory internist Dr. Sharon Bergquist says many people with the condition are not aware of it.
Time-restricted eating may be especially helpful to millions of Americans struggling with metabolic syndrome, a cluster of health conditions that can raise a person's risk of heart attack and stroke.
The flu is hitting younger Americans especially hard. John Chelcy, 17, of LaGrange, Georgia, says the virus sent him into acute kidney failure.
Flu experts say this flu season could be the roughest we've seen in a decade. Here is how to protect yourself.
Weight gain and high blood pressure in college football players may raise their risk of heart disease, according to researchers at Emory University.
If you're already struggling with your New Year's resolutions, it may be time for a resolution reboot. Emory internist Dr. Sharon Bergquist shares some tips on how to refocus and get back on track.
At the Forsyth County Family YMCA in Cumming, Georgia, a new non-contact boxing class is helping members with Parkinson's disease boost strength, balance and flexibility.