50 Years Ago, the First CT Scan Let Doctors See Inside a Living Skull – Thanks to an Eccentric Engineer at the Beatles’ Record Company

Hounsfield's innovation transformed medicine. He shared the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1979 and was knighted by the Queen in 1981.

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I Survived a Stroke at 30

For years, I ignored my chronic stress and headache pain. It almost cost me my life.

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Keep Your Brain Healthy at Every Age

It's not just about memory games and puzzles. Diet, exercise and social connections also play a big part in brain health.

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Vape Sellers Are Using Popular Music Videos to Promote E-Cigarettes to Young People – and It’s Working

Teens and young adults spend several hours a day looking at their phones and watching videos, many of which might contain product placements for vaping.

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15 (More) Minutes With Dr. Sanjay Gupta

In the second part of our two-part interview, Dr. Sanjay Gupta discusses why you should eat with your nondominant hand, why you should avoid sugar, the importance of connecting with other people, and more

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15 Minutes With Dr. Sanjay Gupta

In the first part of our two-part interview, Dr. Sanjay Gupta discusses what it was like to operate on a brain for the first time, his personal connection to brain health and ways to keep your brain healthy

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Important Questions to Ask About Alzheimer’s Disease

Dr. Sharon Allison-Ottey shares what to ask your healthcare provider if you think you're developing dementia or notice signs in a loved one

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Racism Linked To Cognitive Decline in African American Women

African Americans have higher rates of dementia and Alzheimer's disease than white Americans.

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How COVID-19 Might Increase Risk of Memory Loss and Cognitive Decline

Of all frightening ways that the SARS-COV-2 virus affects the body, one of the more insidious is the effect of COVID-19 on the brain.

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