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Tango and Parkinson’s: Can Dance Improve Movement and Confidence?

Jere and Lee Reaves met on a dance floor in Cincinnati, Ohio. It seems only fitting that one of Jere’s treatments for her Parkinson’s disease is taking place on familiar territory. Jere and Lee participate...

Living with Autism Spectrum Disorder after Graduation

Most people think of high school graduation as an exciting new beginning. But to parents of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), it can also be a time of confusion, stress and flat-out fear....

Resilience and the Brain: Healing from Traumatic Brain Injury

Every year, there are roughly 1.7 million people who experience a traumatic brain injury (TBI) in the U.S. Another estimated 5.3 million Americans live with a disability caused by TBI. But for Russell Erickson,...

Understanding the Connection Between COVID-19 and Stroke

For health care providers and researchers, the COVID-19 pandemic is challenging, but it also presents an opportunity to better understand how this virus affects the body. While we’re getting better and better at slowing...

Finding Answers, Hope for Hypersomnia

We all know the feeling that comes with a bad night’s sleep. We feel groggy, drained, crabby and just flat-out exhausted. Fortunately, for most of us, that experience only happens occasionally. But what if...

How Meditation and Mindfulness Can Help You Cope with Stress

It seems many of us are experiencing heightened stress and anxiety these days. That’s not all that surprising, given the rising number of COVID-19 cases in many communities and the continued stressors that come...

Exercise for a Younger Brain

Would you be willing to spend 90 minutes a week working up a sweat in exchange for a brain that behaves years younger? Drs. Keith McGregor and Joe Nocera from the Emory Department of...

Migraines: Not Just a Headache

Any type of headache can throw you off your game, but a migraine can be outright debilitating. Even though migraines are the most common type of headache, it can take, on average, 11 years...

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