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Brain Tumor Treatment: Taking it One Step at a Time

Graduating college and getting ready to step out into the “real world” is a feeling many of us are familiar with, but for Daniel Meadows, the “real world” seemed anything but real. Just months...

Emory Brain Health Center Offering Telehealth Appointments through Emory Connected Care

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the use of telehealth has played an important role in patient care throughout the Brain Health Center and Emory Healthcare overall. Our use of telemedicine has soared...

Ja’Lisa’s Journey: Reclaiming Life after Epilepsy

In her early 20s, Ja’Lisa Thomas was enjoying life — teaching preschool and expecting her first child — until something went very wrong. She was stopped at a red light on her way to...

Alzheimer’s Awareness: Early Onset Alzheimer’s Disease

Cecile Bazaz was a wife, mother, and successful banking executive in her 40s when she began showing subtle signs that something might be wrong. At first, it was little things, like forgetting her zip...

Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease: Aging, Answers and a Way to Support

Worldwide, 50 million people are living with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. Alzheimer’s disease does not discriminate amongst those affected, and as we get older, our risk of developing Alzheimer’s and other dementias grows....

Seek Care for Heart Attack, Stroke in the Emergency Room

According to a poll conducted in part by the American College of Emergency Physicians, nearly a third of American adults (29 percent) say that they have delayed or avoided medical care because they are...

Stroke Awareness: Know the Signs, Symptoms & Treatments

Strokes are serious medical emergencies that require immediate care. Prompt treatment can reduce damage to the brain and lessen other complications. During a stroke, the blood supply to part of your brain is blocked or...

Innovative Research: Freezing the Hunger Nerve in the Brain for Weight Loss

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the obesity epidemic is at an all-time high, with almost 40 percent of Americans qualifying as obese. It’s no surprise that the diet industry has...

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