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Project SEARCH teaches young adults like Jaime Blomeling about independence. "I could work here the rest of my life," Blomeling says.
New research debunks other studies suggesting that medications used to treat ulcers, reflux cause mental decline.
But regardless of age, everyone can fight headaches—follow a proper diet, stay hydrated, get adequate sleep and manage stress.
Sweet and smiley Camden Cardona has a rare genetic disease―tuberous sclerosis―and a team of experts to help him.
As an EMT, Tim Hoffman was used to helping people. After a traumatic brain injury in an ambulance crash, he's now the one being helped.
Study even suggests link between chronic aches and dementia risk.
New approach lets patients “sleep” through a deep brain stimulation procedure.
They work by affecting brain chemicals that regulate mood.
“Nervous and kind of excited,” 14-year-old Malorie Fox prepares to receive a new treatment.
Health experts warn that less federal funding will make it hard to battle the birth defect-causing virus.
Kids with ADHD might benefit, but for most it's just a toy.
A rheumatologist summarizes one patient's winding road to diagnosing an autoimmune disease: "It is sometimes more art than science."