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Dr. Drew Ramsey on The Couch Wednesday, May 8, 2013. (credit: WLNY)

Brain Foods For Pregnant Moms

Dr. Drew Ramsey from Columbia University and the author of the book “50 Shades Of Kale,” visited The Couch Wednesday to talk about these brain foods.

05/08/2013

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton reads through documents at the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) summit in Dublin on December 6, 2012.  (credit:  Kevin Lamarque/AFP/Getty Images)

Hillary Clinton’s Blood Clot Could Have Been Life-Threatening

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton continued to recover from a medical close call Tuesday night – a potentially life-threatening blood clot that doctors said they found in time.

01/01/2013

Provigil tablets. (Photo: MedHelp.org)

Seen At 11: Drug Provigil Called ‘Viagra For The Brain’

Need more energy? Want to improve your memory? Maybe achieve greater success at work? Now there’s a pill that may be able to do all this and more. But is it too good to be true?

11/29/2012

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Can Stress Shrink Your Brain? Research Says Diet May Improve Mood, Work Performance

Long-term exposure to stress floods the brain with cortisol, which damages neurons making them smaller. Part of the brain affected by stress controls problem solving and memory: in extreme cases, the results can be serious.

08/21/2012

Jordana Holovach holds a photo of her son Jacob in front of the U.S. Capitol - Washington, DC - Photo: Jacob's Cure

Stories From Main Street: Harrison, NY

When Jordana Holovach’s son Jacob was six-months-old, doctors diagnosed him with Canavan Disease.

01/17/2011

Autism

High-Tech MRIs May Lead To Early Autism Detection

There is promising news for families living with autistic children. Researchers at the University of Utah say they have found a better way to detect autism.

10/21/2010

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New Alzheimer’s Study Uncovers A Surprising Twist

We’ve always thought exercising your brain is just as important as exercising your body, but new research shows in some cases it may actually be harmful.

09/07/2010

Matt Gfeller suffered a fatal brain injury playing varsity football (Photo/CBS 2)

Study: Concussions On The Rise Among Young Athletes

The number of children getting concussions has skyrocketed in recent years. Matt Gfeller (pictured) is among those who suffered a fatal brain injury during a varsity football game.

08/30/2010

Eye On New York

Eye On New York: Brain Injuries

The CDC says more than 1.5 million Americans will experience some sort of traumatic brain injury during their lifetime, and 51,000 will die from those injuries.

CBS 2–08/29/2010