Brain Health

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...

Brain Aneurysms – What You Need to Know

Brain aneurysms are often known as “ticking time bombs” — and for a good reason. If they rupture, the consequences can be severe. Most people don’t know that more than one in 50 Americans...

Jerry Grillo’s Story: Surviving and Recovering from a Cerebellar Stroke

I remember it like it was yesterday. Just before 7 p.m. on August 5, 2018, I was sitting in my living room, watching TV with my wife and son, when the sound of the...

Seizure-Free After Epilepsy Surgery – Real Patients, Real Stories

The seizures took control about once a month, rendering Erin Gatlin-Martin unable to drive. She couldn't work, go see friends or run to the store. She was on three medications, but epilepsy and its...

Dementia Resources We Trust

At Emory’s Integrated Memory Care Clinic (IMCC), we often field questions from family members and caregivers who've been doing their own research. While we encourage you to educate yourself, it can be difficult to...

Marijuana – Safe for Adolescents?

There is no doubt that marijuana holds a special place in American pop culture. It frequently appears in Billboard chart-topping songs, in high-profile celebrity Instagram posts, and is even celebrated in yearly festivals. In...

Help for Substance Abuse in Your 20s

It's Friday night, and everyone in the dorm is getting ready to go out. Your roommates are pregaming before heading out to the bar. They hand the liquor bottle to you. As the night...

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Cecile Bazaz was a wife, mother, and successful banking executive in her 40s when she began showing subtle signs that something might be wrong....

Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery: Improving Outcomes, Faster Recovery

Many of the 56 million Americans who experience back pain will not require surgery to address their condition and relieve pain. Non-invasive treatments, such...

Is it Time for Total Knee-Replacement Surgery?

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Treating varicose veins can help reduce the appearance of enlarged, twisted veins and relieve painful symptoms that can accompany the condition. That’s good news...

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