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Brain health and the nervous system

Find out everything you need to know about your brain and nervous system.

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What a Neurologist Wants You to Know About Epilepsy
Seizures aren't always obvious—and we often don't know what causes them.

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7 Stroke Risk Factors Women Should Know
Each year, 55,000 more women have a stroke than men. Learn the reasons why—and what you can...

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What You Need to Know About B Vitamins
B vitamins are important to keep your brain healthy. Ge...

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3 Simple Ways to Boost Your Brain Health
Whether you’re recently retired or just finding y...

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Know Your Risk: ALS
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a neurodegenerat...

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Stroke: Why Time Lost Is Brain Lost
Every 40 seconds, someone in the United States has a stroke. Like heart attacks, strokes happen s...

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Can a Dietary Approach Help Treat Epilepsy in Adults?
If you feel like you've tried everything when it co...

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Could You Be at a Higher Risk for Stroke and Not Know It?
Strokes occur when disease or injury suddenly disrupts ...

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The Science Behind Broken Heart Syndrome
When 62-year-old Joanie Simpson woke up with a serious ...

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Epilepsy: Understanding Different Types of Seizures
Not all epileptic seizures are the same. Learn how different types of seizures begin in different...
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