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neurology

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‘I took my life back’

Avid fisherman Jim Ehnen despaired over his Parkinson’s diagnosis―until he found hope.

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‘We stand together fighting epilepsy’

Skyler Moomey, 15, is battling convulsive seizures. And winning.

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Gabe’s story

Gabe Dehen, 2, has a terminal genetic condition—but his parents are clinging to hope for a miracle.

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‘She has a guardian angel’

When Brianna Laux, 12, faced a life-threatening brain condition, her mother believes “all the stars were aligned” for success.

Troubling trend in senior prescriptions

In patients 65 and older, use of opioids, antidepressants, tranquilizers and antipsychotics more than doubled from 2004 to 2013.

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‘It doesn’t look like you had a stroke’

With quick action, surgery and medication, Darlene Smitter avoided major brain damage.

Faith and trust

When Gerald Peters suffered a stroke, he and his wife found care and rehabilitation close to home.

Want to stay smart? Volunteer

People who are socially engaged and civically minded may possess sharper minds as they age.

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Your top stories of 2016

From inspirational to informational, Health Beat delivers you a daily dose of stories you don't want to miss. Here are the best of the best.

Paws for peacefulness

Adults with long-term mental conditions gain solace and support from their pets, study finds.

Brain scans foretell fall risk

Measurements of multitasking brain activity in healthy older adults could determine the likelihood they'll take a tumble.

New hope in brain trauma treatment

Deep brain stimulation could help patients overcome behavioral and emotional problems associated with serious injury.