Resilience and the Brain: Healing from Traumatic Brain Injury

Every year, there are roughly 1.7 million people who experience a traumatic brain injury (TBI) in the U.S. Another estimated 5.3 million Americans live with a disability caused by TBI. But for Russell Erickson,...

Common Misconceptions About Traumatic Brain Injury

An estimated 85% of veterans have experienced a traumatic brain injury (TBI) during their time in service. A TBI is a physical injury caused by trauma such as a blow to the head, a...

Allergies: Know Where to Go to Get Relief This Season

For allergy and asthma sufferers in Atlanta, there are effectively three seasons: summer, winter and pollen. In Atlanta, the warmer-than-usual weather triggers an early release of tree pollen. As a result, pollen counts start rising...

Understanding the Connection Between COVID-19 and Stroke

For health care providers and researchers, the COVID-19 pandemic is challenging, but it also presents an opportunity to better understand how this virus affects the body. While we’re getting better and better at slowing...

Athlete, Husband, Double-Lung Transplant Recipient

Nolan Gottlieb is Still Living Life to the Fullest, Despite the Toll of Cystic Fibrosis The first day Nolan Gottlieb worked out with the men’s basketball team at Anderson University, he had one request for...

Finding Answers, Hope for Hypersomnia

We all know the feeling that comes with a bad night’s sleep. We feel groggy, drained, crabby and just flat-out exhausted. Fortunately, for most of us, that experience only happens occasionally. But what if...

Scoliosis Spine Surgery Gives Atlanta Woman Her Life Back

Strong. Determined. Triumphant. These words describe Nancy Vepraskas, an Atlanta business owner, wife, mother and grandmother. Nancy grew up believing there was nothing she could do to treat her debilitating scoliosis, so she found...

COVID-19 Vaccine: Get the Facts, Protect Your Health

The COVID-19 vaccine is making its way to more and more people – offering a spot of hope after nearly a year of fighting this global pandemic. With the availability of the vaccine in...