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Hip Hop Artist Easy A.D. and Local Students Rap the Signs and Symptoms of Stroke at New York-Presbyterian/Columbia

On Wednesday, May 15, 2013, over 100 students from Thurgood Marshall Academy Lower School and P.S. 4 The Duke Ellington School participated in the Third Annual Brain Attack Awareness Day hosted by New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center in recognition of … READ MORE>>

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Resilience

How Your Brain Helps You Bounce Back By Steven M. Southwick, MD, and Dennis S. Charney, MD We all respond to stress, trauma and tragedy in our own unique ways. Some people become immobilized by stress and lose their ability … READ MORE>>

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Party Monster Blues

My cousin from Moscow is in town this week. He’s one of those remarkable people that can party up a storm while staying entirely composed and, more importantly, perfectly coherent. I watched him in complete amazement as he wined and … READ MORE>>

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John Kortum’s “The Kortum Technique” – Using Our Five Senses to Heal Ourselves

By Margaret Emory What would you say if I told you I could see health indicators emanating from your body about problematic conditions in your organs and regulatory systems past, present and future? For instance, let’s say we were walking … READ MORE>>

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27 Blogs on the Benefits of Drinking Enough Water for Your Body from Kenney Meyers

http://www.kenneymyers.com/blog/27-blogs-explaining-the-benefits-of-drinking-enough-water-for-your-body/

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Searching for the Cause and Cure of MS

Dr. Saud Sadiq and the Tisch MS Research Center of New York by Terry Mapes Multiple sclerosis (MS) affects 2.5 million people worldwide, including 400,000 Americans. The National Institutes of Health describes MS as a nervous-system disease impacting the brain … READ MORE>>

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Your Spring Awakening: Mind, Body, and Soul

By Marla Tomazin As the temperatures rise and the flowers start to bloom, do you catch the spring cleaning bug? If so, you’re not alone. When the bright, warm rays of spring sunlight begin to finally stream through our windows, … READ MORE>>

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Caring for Our Veterans: The Wounded Warrior Project

by Susan Hornik If ever you want a lesson in courage, strength and the ability to persevere despite any obstacle, talk to one of the wonderful people who participate in the Wounded Warrior Project. The Jacksonville-based nonprofit organization’s purpose is … READ MORE>>

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Brains and Ball Play – It’s Not What You Think

Some would say that I am a nervous person. I don’t know what specifically gave it away, but yeah, I tend to be a bit jittery with my inability to sleep regularly, work less, or to get out of the … READ MORE>>

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Why Do We Always Expect the Worst? (and How to Stop Doing That!)

By Todd Patkin “The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a heaven of Hell, a hell of Heaven.” —John Milton Have you ever noticed that people tend to expect things to go badly? Often, without any … READ MORE>>

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USA Memory Champ Nelson Dellis Shares Memory Secrets

This morning in Studio C at the Chelsea Piers in Mahattan, Nelson Dellis, the twice-crowned and reigning USA Memory Champion shared some of his secrets to memorization. In an event sponsored by life’sDHA, the amiable Miami native explained that the … READ MORE>>

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24 Blogs With Things You Can Do To Keep Your Brain Sharp As You Age

From Kenney Myers, industry leader in child and senior care. http://www.kenneymyers.com/blog/24-blogs-with-things-you-can-do-to-keep-your-brain-sharp-as-you-age/

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Music & Young Minds

The correlation between studying music and improved cognitive function has been fairly well researched. Children, regardless of age, who have had interactive experiences with music have demonstrated improved memory, language, and math skills over those who have not had such … READ MORE>>

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To Bed, To Sleep, Too Bad!

I’ve had a problem with sleep throughout most of my life. Fed up, I went to a sleep clinic a few years back. After being hooked up to an ungodly amount of wires to monitor my sleep, I was left … READ MORE>>

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Donna Jackson Nakazawa’s “The Last Best Cure”

Medically speaking, science journalist Donna Jackson Nakazawa and author of the newly-released The Last Best Cure: My Quest to Awaken the Healing Parts of My Brain and Get Back My Body, My Joy, and My Life (Penguin Group, 2013) was … READ MORE>>

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