Brain Health

Staying Resilient During COVID-19

Taking care of your mental health and well-being is now more important than ever. For most of us, daily life does not look the same since COVID-19 and living in this time of uncertainty...

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...

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Concussions: Living with Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE)

Being a star athlete is every kid’s dream, and for Nate Lewis that dream became a reality. Nate’s passion for football started when he...

Emory Study Shows Reducing Immunosuppressant Medication for Kidney Transplant Patients is Possible

Kidney transplant patients at Emory Transplant Center who were given medication to prevent organ rejection and strengthen their immune system every two months instead...

When to Get a Flu Shot

It may be your best chance at preventing the flu—but do you know the best time to get your flu shot? If you get it...

‘Your Fantastic Mind’ Season 2: Continuing to Take You Behind the Curtain of the Brain

Emory Brain Health Center and Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB) are continuing their partnership with a second season of "Your Fantastic Mind". The Emmy-nominated television...

Women’s Well Exam is Care from “Head to Toe”

When you start talking about “women’s health,” many people – including women – only associate it with exams like an annual Pap smear or...

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