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  1. Epilepsy affects almost 3 million Americans, and between 25 and 44 percent of these patients have medically intractable seizures. Uncontrolled seizures are associated with significant emotional,...
  2. Originally published in the Summer 2015 issue of Robb Report Health & Wellness as “ Q&A with David Perlmutter, MD .” Belly Bugs + Brainpower The acclaimed neurologist champions the power of...
  3. On finding an objective way to cherry-pick the best doctors and hospitals.
  4. Originally published in the Fall 2015 issue of Robb Report Health & Wellness as “ Road to Recovery ” A premier private psychiatric facility adds a Maine hideaway to its rehabilitation offerings...
  5. In a noisy world and with an aging population, hearing loss is an increasing concern. Early intervention is important. Almost half of American adults 75 or older have impaired hearing, according to...
  6. “If we can eventually use ultrasound to predict whether certain treatments will work long term, we can improve treatment decision making and provide relief to patients much more quickly.”
  7. Visual changes occur with aging. Some changes lead to significant visual impairment in elderly persons that affects their ability to perform daily functions. This functional decline, in turn, results...
  8. A Q&A with two best-in-class scientific researchers…
  9. Chickenpox, a common illness among children, causes a blistery rash and flu-like symptoms. Since the infection is very contagious, children should stay home until the rash and fever are gone...
  10. It takes only a few hours to have an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) placed in your chest. During the procedure, which may be performed under local anesthesia and a sedative, the...

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