Live and age better with others

Good relationships don’t just protect our bodies but also our brains. The people most satisfied in their relationships at age 50 are the healthiest at age 80.

Neurological disorder? Consider a virtual visit

Remote video conferencing with a doctor may be a particularly effective and affordable option.

Patient Story

‘I managed to dodge a big, big bullet’

In defeating Guillain-Barré syndrome, a drywall finisher reclaims his good health—and recovers a long-absent sense of smell.

New tool emerges in migraine battle

An innovative medicine aims to relieve symptoms in people who saw no effect—or ill effects—with past treatments.

The brain: Amazingly resilient

Patients recovered most of their function after pediatric epilepsy surgery, which entailed removal or severing up to half the brain.

Patient Story

‘Nothing will stop me’

Little Zinnia DeMaria has defied the odds since Day 1. Now the 7-year-old is in 'turbo mode' after 22 surgeries and months in the hospital.

Social? Go for quality—not quantity

A new study suggests older adults gain much well-being from their small number of social connections.

Sip your way to health

Generations of tea-drinkers attest to the natural benefits of the world’s second-favorite drink.

Ultrasound could ease hand tremors

MRI-guided ultrasound waves can heat and destroy tiny areas of brain tissue that trigger tremors.

Sleep deprived? Don’t depend on caffeine

Although a cup of java might provide a boost, follow these 6 tips to re-energize.

8 ways to keep your sanity this season

A psychotherapist shares tips for how to bring the joy back to holiday gatherings.

Patient Story

‘I would not put limits on him’

There are many things medical experts thought Everett Oostveen would never do. This spunky 3-year-old is defying all odds.

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