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...

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...

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