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Self-Reflection Linked to Improved Late-Life Cognition and Brain Health

A person’s ability to self-reflect is associated with cognition and glucose metabolism later in life, a new study finds. Those who engage in more self-reflection had improved cognition, better overall brain health, and increased glucose metabolism later in life.

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Vestibular Therapy for Concussions: What Happens in the Inner Ear?

After a concussion, individuals may experience vestibular dysfunction, a disturbance in the balance system of the body. This can often lead to dizziness, nausea, or imbalance, just to name a few. Fortunately, these symptoms are usually not permanent and can be treated through vestibular therapy for concussions. This article will discuss the causes of vestibular […]

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Understanding Potential Spinal Cord Injury Complications

When the spinal cord sustains an injury it can lead to motor and sensory effects such as spasticity (muscle tightness), numbness, or breathing difficulties, just to name a few. When these effects are left untreated, they can progress into more serious spinal cord injury complications. Thus, it’s important to be aware of the potential complications […]

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