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The Myths about Alzheimer's

According to The Alzheimer's Association, here are the top 8 myths: 1. Memory loss is a natural part of aging.  While its normal to have some memory problems like forgetting someones name of a...

May 28, 2014

Dr. Sandy Says: Exercise is Good for the Brain

Are you at or near middle age? Are you exercising? If you are, research shows you are more able to ward off dementia, and the ailments that can add to your risk of it. Learn more in the full episode...

May 22, 2013

Math can be Boggling

I am not here to pass any judgements…however, I feel safe in assuming that quick mental math is not a strong suit for many people these days. I am not saying people are bad at it or incapable; we are...

February 15, 2013

Poetry Brain

A health news article from NPR really got me thinking about poetry in the classroom. The report from NPR is about research comparing active regions of the brain while jazz musicians and rappers...

November 15, 2012