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What Is Aphasia? An Expert Explains the Condition Forcing Bruce Willis to Retire From Acting

In a message posted on Instagram, Willis’ daughter, Rumer Willis, said that the condition was “impacting his cognitive abilities.”

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What You Eat Can Reprogram Your Genes – an Expert Explains the Emerging Science of Nutrigenomics

Along with calories and nutrients, food can influence the genetic blueprints that shape who you are

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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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As a Political Commentator and Consultant, I Was Used to Pivoting. But Brain Surgery Spun My Life in a Whole New Direction.

When I found out I had a brain tumor, I had to accept that God had a different plan for me

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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.

15 (More) Minutes With Dr. Sanjay Gupta

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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