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When Your Young Adult is Using Drugs

Susan counts the pills in her oxycodone bottle again. It confirms her suspicion. She’s been running out faster than before, even though she is taking them precisely how her doctor instructed. Susan has noticed...

How Emory Epilepsy Center Helped a Young Athlete Take Control of His Life

At 17 years old, Terna Ityokumbul was like most high school students: consumed with friends, graduation and the future. Terna was an athlete all his life, and from a young age, he had a...

Epilepsy Surgery: Advancing Care with More Options

Advancing Epilepsy Care with More Options, Better Outcomes Epilepsy is the fourth most common neurological disorder in the United States, with 1 in 26 people diagnosed with epilepsy in their lifetime. Fortunately, patients today have more...

Sleep Apnea and the Gender Difference

What is Sleep Apnea? Sleep apnea is a common disorder where one’s breathing involuntarily and repeatedly starts and stops during sleep. There are three different types of sleep apnea with separate root causes: Obstructive Sleep...

Getting Help for Dementia in Your Community

At Emory’s Integrated Memory Care Clinic (IMCC), we know that caring for family members or loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias can be challenging, especially on your own. Thankfully, options for care...

Help at Home for People with Alzheimer’s and Related Dementias

At the Integrated Memory Care Clinic, we often field questions from family members and caregivers who are confused about the types of in-home care available for their loved one with Alzheimer’s or related dementia....

Inpatient Psychiatric Care

Finding compassionate inpatient psychiatric care for mental and behavioral health conditions is every bit as important as finding a health provider for your physical health. Yet, because there’s a stigma surrounding mental health conditions,...

Adult Autism: Beyond the School Years

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

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