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.

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.

New hope, new help for addiction

As drug and alcohol abuse rates soar, treatment options expand.

Top stories of 2021

Find inspiration in these stories of hope and resilience.

Patient Story

‘This is what keeps us going’

With a new device comes new hope for a Michigan man who has battled seizures his entire life.

Patient Story

‘Happy hermit’ rides again

A stroke suspended Gray Rushin’s cross-country bicycle journey with 1,700 miles to go. Two years later, he returned to Michigan to finish the trip.

Patient Story

Giant hope for Junior

A mother's instinct, a top-notch medical team and music therapists guide a little boy through neurological troubles.

Patient Story

‘This is a miracle’

Lou Coleman suffered worsening symptoms of Parkinson’s for years—and then doctors offered a life-changing treatment.

Patient Story

‘Back to being a kid again’

A mother's vigilance and a novel surgery helped a 9-year-old boy overcome a troubling neurological condition.

Worried about your health?

You're not alone. Explore 5 tips from a psychologist on how to cope.

Patient Story

‘That’s a good story’

When Mike Mast noticed swelling and irritation in his eye, he had no idea it would lead to neurosurgery—which would save his vision.