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

An end to years of pain

With a new electronic spinal implant, John Watson is finally returning to the active life he knew.

Patient Story

‘The best decision’

After brain surgery, a Michigan teen is finally winning in his lifelong battle against seizures.

What does baby see?

In the first months of life, brain and eye development combine to help an infant bring the world into focus.

Patient Story

On the move

Chronic pain had long hampered Jim Houseman's active lifestyle—until he found a new treatment plan.

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‘Exciting possibilities’

Parents, grandparents and caregivers assemble their time and talents to help a Michigan boy in his battle against a rare form of epilepsy.

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Evie the Brave

Resilience and a 'sweet spirit' have helped a Michigan girl in a longtime battle with epilepsy and a genetic condition.

Patient Story

‘Time equals brain’

When she suffered a stroke, quick treatment led Mary Kleinheksel to a remarkable recovery—and a chance to sing again.

Is your child SAD?

Seasonal affective disorder affects people regardless of age. Here's what you need to know.

Ouch! My back is killing me

When everyday life wreaks havoc on your back, take action fast to fend off bigger problems.

More of this, less of that

Want to toughen your ticker? The food choices you make today can promote a healthier heart tomorrow.

Patient Story

A new heart for ‘Gram-Gram’

Though Katie Watkins looked healthy on the outside, her weak heart couldn’t sustain her much longer. Organ donation provided new life.

9 ways to stick with New Year’s resolutions

Harness the power of psychology today to realize your goals tomorrow.