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neurology

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On the air with Alzheimer’s

Ginger Sisson, 80, and her son team up for a candid podcast about life with this neurodegenerative disease.

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‘They are both little miracles’

With a loving family and guidance from doctors, a pair of young siblings with spinal muscular atrophy are thriving.

Build a healthy brain—at any age

Lifestyle changes and brain-boosting activities can help bolster cognitive health well into your later years.

‘This disease doesn’t define me’

For Austin Gossard, 16, a multiple sclerosis diagnosis came 'out of the blue'—but he's still full steam ahead on a bright future.

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‘Catch me if I fall’

For Tim Brouwer, a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis felt devastating—but it also opened him to a world of hope and kindness.

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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.

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‘Time equals brain’

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

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‘This is what keeps us going’

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

Quality air, quality health

Cuts in pollution lead to widespread improvements in human health—including fewer cases of asthma and a lower risk of heart problems.

Ultrasound could ease hand tremors

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

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Room to roam, space to play

With wireless technology, an epilepsy monitoring unit gives a girl more freedom to play and move about during her hospital stay.