Patient Story

Healthy and grateful

During a trip to her Michigan cottage, a burst aneurysm lands a Dallas woman in the emergency department. Two surgeries later and she's up and running.

Patient Story

‘An amazing, strong kid’

Jaelyn, a 4-year-old with spina bifida and limb differences, proves she’s a warrior—just like her military dad.

Avoid skiing injuries by training now

Preparing in advance can lead to a safer winter on the slopes.

Heart patients, meet Omega-3s

Healthy fatty acids may deliver a brain power boost.

Survey: Americans are stressed

Health care, politics and societal violence are the issues most likely to instigate feelings of distress.

Deep sleep—cleansing for the brain

A good, long snooze allows your brain to purge waste products such as beta-amyloid, a protein associated with dementia.

Study: Dementia crisis looms

By 2040 more than 13 million people will have dementia—about 1 in 3 people over age 85.

Patient Story

‘Absolutely amazing’

Maxed out on Parkinson’s disease meds and reluctant to give up his active lifestyle, Steve Stampfler opted for deep brain stimulation to bring his tremors under control.

3 memory tips worth remembering

These small, simple steps could improve your ability to recall names, phone numbers and other important information.

Teen angst—a portent for dementia?

Analysis of '60s-era data suggests a teen's demeanor could influence brain health in later years.

‘Life-altering injuries every year’

Hunters: Don't be tree-stand statistics.

An apple a day…

This popular fall fruit delivers nutrients that boost your immune system, aid weight loss and improve the health of your brain and heart.

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