Tag Archive for: brain health

7 tips for stroke prevention

As many as 80 percent of strokes are preventable, provided we humans take good care of ourselves.

How different strokes impact different brain functions

Strokes can happen anywhere in the brain. Where they occur can dictate the symptoms a patient experiences.

BE FAST: How a mnemonic is improving stroke awareness

Awareness and a speedy response are keys to minimizing the consequences of a stroke. One mnemonic can help.

How SLPs help people with autism communicate better

Speech language pathologists specialize in helping kids communicate. For individuals with autism, their work can be critical.

A life with autism

Dr. Stephen Shore was diagnosed with autism nearly 60 years ago. As he writes, his life has been richer as a result.

This is your brain on love

On Valentine’s Day and every other day of the year, love triggers fascinating phenomena inside our brains.

With CTE, correlation does not equal causation

Despite what we read in the media, reports of the connection between concussions and CTE may be greatly exaggerated.

The secrets to optimizing your brain

Elite performers have two things in common: They know how to be resilient, and how to get the most out of their brains.

5 ways to add exercise, improve brain health

Incorporating consistent exercise routines can lead to better brain health. They’re also easier than you might think.

What is cognitive fitness, and how it is assessed

Cognitive fitness is important, especially in our elected leaders. But what is it? Why does it matter? And how is it measured?