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...

Caregiver Stress and Depression – A Silent Health Crisis

With April comes warmer weather and sunnier days. Still, there comes a time to shine a light on one of America's most significant issues: stress. April marks National Stress Awareness Month, and as our...

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...

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Explained

Severe traumatic brain injuries affect people of all ages and are a leading cause of death and disability among young adults and adolescents. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, traumatic brain...

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...

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