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Alzheimer’s Disease: Medical Advances and the Importance of a Compassionate Approach

Millions of Americans have Alzheimer’s Disease and its impact extends to friends and families of the person with the disease. Is there anything that can be done to prevent it and what research is being performed to provide hope for those affected?

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What Is Aphasia? Learn about its Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Aphasia is a cognitive disorder that affects 2 million Americans, yet many people have never heard of it. Learn more about this language processing disorder.

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A Common Type of Seizure in Kids That Usually Is Harmless

A young child having a seizure is enough to panic any parent. There are many types of seizures, with varying causes and symptoms. However, one common type of seizure seen in young children is usually harmless.

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Why Girls Take Longer To Recover From Concussion

Girls sustain the highest rates of concussion in soccer, basketball and cheerleading. These same sports also generally have less sideline medical coverage for games.

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Teen Thrives After Getting Support for Epilepsy

At age 12, Maddie excelled in school and was an accomplished dancer. But her world began to change when she started experiencing strange symptoms.

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What To Do If Your Child Has a Seizure

Seeing your child have a seizure can be scary. It helps to know what to do and how to keep your child safe if it happens.

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How You Can Reduce Your Risk of Having a Stroke

Many conditions can damage blood vessels on the inside, leading to more of the plaques that can block blood flow in those vessels. Learn about steps you can take to reduce your risk of having a stroke.

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How the Right Kind of Stress Can Improve Your Brain Power

The right kind of stress has been shown to help improve symptoms of fibromyalgia, autoimmune diseases, high blood pressure and decreased libido. How to make stress improve your memory.

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