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  • Concussions: How they Can Affect You Now and Later  

    Nov 17, 2016

    A concussion is a mild form of traumatic brain injury (TBI) that affects how your brain functions. These effects can be short-term, lasting only a few hours or a couple of days, or cause long-term problems.... Read more

  • Zika and Guillain-Barre

    Mar 02, 2016

    New research links Zika infection with Gullian-Barre syndrome. ... Read more

  • Caring for the Caregivers

    Feb 17, 2016

    A new report from the National Health Aging Trends Study and National Study of Caregiving shows that over six million people in the U.S. provide extensive care for loved ones with dementia but only one-quarter of them access supportive services. ... Read more

  • How Combat Explosions Injure the Brain

    Jan 14, 2016

    Combat veterans from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan experienced an average of 21 blasts from improvised explosive devices (IEDs) during the course of their military service. While the explosions rarely kill soldiers, they still render considerable harm. ... Read more

  • Take it Slow When Recovering From a Concussion

    Dec 31, 2015

    A concussion is a serious injury that should never be taken lightly, and recovery should never be rushed. However, many patients try to do just that. ... Read more

  • Is Your Job Increasing Your Risk for Stroke?

    Oct 15, 2015

    Work stress causes many problems in life and a new analysis of several studies shows it could also lead to an increased risk of stroke. ... Read more