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September 8, 2022
How to Use the New Suicide and Crisis Lifeline Number 988
Dr. Matthew Wintersteen, a psychologist and Pennsylvania leader in establishing this national lifeline, offers everything you need to know about the new three-digit number.
July 12, 2022
Don’t Hit Snooze On Your Brain Health: How Sleep and Strokes Are Related
Poor sleep can put you at risk for stroke, and vice versa. Here’s what you need to know about how to keep your brain healthy and identify a sleep disorder.
June 30, 2022
Jefferson Investigates: Guts to Joints, Traffic Patterns of Brain Molecules, and Immature Contacts in Alzheimer’s
The normal role of a gene involved in familiar Alzheimer’s, neuronal clean-up crews, and how the gut microbiome might affect osteoarthritis
June 28, 2022
Moyamoya: A Young Stroke Survivor and Her Mom Tackle a Rare Diagnosis
Brandi Conway battled severe headaches and strange neurological symptoms for years. One day, in the summer of 2021, it all came to a head. At 21 years old, she had a stroke.
June 8, 2022
How a Spinal Cord Injury Impacts the Body and Ways to Treat It
A spinal cord injury cannot be cured, but treatment can help prevent additional injuries and irreversible damage.
May 23, 2022
Time is Brain: Why It’s Important to Get Treated for Stroke ASAP
Knowing the telltale signs of a stroke is critical to getting immediate medical attention. Read on to understand what happens during a stroke and lifesaving treatment options.
May 9, 2022
What to Expect from Your First Session with a Therapist
Seeking professional help is a courageous first step. Here’s how to prepare.
April 14, 2022
What I Wish People Knew About Being a Young Adult with Multiple Sclerosis
A 25-year-old nurse with multiple sclerosis reflects on her unexpected diagnosis, how she’s learned to cope and how people can be supportive of others’ health journeys.
April 7, 2022
Spinal Cord Injuries: What Are They?
Your spinal cord is essential to your body’s functioning—here’s what happens when it’s damaged and warning signs to be aware of.
March 23, 2022
How One Woman Overcame Epilepsy Challenges Through Martial Arts
Jessie Lentz recently celebrated two years seizure-free and reflects on how martial arts has helped her overcome the challenges of living with epilepsy.
March 17, 2022
Common Headaches: What They Mean & How to ‘Head Off’ the Pain
Ever wonder why you suffer from headaches more than the next person? A neurologist discusses triggers, symptoms, treatment, and techniques to alleviate pain.