Neuroscience

The essence of who you are begins in the brain. Together with the spinal cord and miles of nerves, the central nervous system directs our every thought, sensation and action. Get connected and learn about amazing advances in neurosciences.

Patient Story

‘A little bit of hope’

Addison Weith’s genes put her at risk for health troubles. Her family’s vigilance during the pandemic has kept her healthy for the longest stretch ever.

Brighten up your gray matter

Follow these tips to breathe new life into your outlook on exercise—and reap the benefits.

Patient Story

‘I was very fortunate’

After suffering severe burns from a stove fire, 31-year-old Joseph Foster is on the road to recovery—and eager to get back his favorite activities.

10 things you never knew about folic acid

Although it’s not the fountain of youth or a magic elixir, this B vitamin has surprising ties to disease, aging and mental state.

Patient Story

‘It was just a gift’

As Renee Teeple undergoes cancer treatments, she finds emotional and spiritual strength in music therapy.

Patient Story

‘The best day ever!’

Cookie decorating kits bring joy to kiddos spending Valentine's week in the hospital.

Chocolate: Friend or foe?

Enjoy this lovely treat in moderation, and your brain and heart might thank you for it.

Time for a creative kick?

Boost your spirts and shake off the stress by picking up the paint brush or heading into the woods.

Learn to love yourself

A psychologist shares her guidance for how to guard against an unhealthy body image and live a better life.

Patient Story

In the arms of angels

When a gas explosion at her island cabin left Lisa Sears with severe burns and broken bones, a team of specialists and her faith guided her recovery.

Fighting COVID fatigue

Experts have sound advice to help you keep your eyes on today's good things—and tomorrow's bright days.

Tame anxiety without pills

Gain an edge over your symptoms—and a clue about how to nurture calm naturally.