Positivity and Stroke: Toxic Duo or Optimistic Future?

I’m stubborn, but there comes a point where I will say, explain your side of the equation. Then I listen closely to perhaps form a new opinion,…

Stress and cardiovascular disease

The physiological reaction to psychological stress, involving the hypothalamic–pituitary–adrenocortical and sympatho–adrenomedullary axes, is well characterized, but its link to cardiovascular disease risk is not well…

COVID and the Rehab Facility: Talk About Clusterfuck

I found out from the Emergency Room doc–after I had fallen 3 times in 2 days from the lack of power in my stroke-disabled,  weak…

Lucky Shoes

I never win lotteries or raffles so I was stunned when I had good luck finding a discontinued shoe I boght repeatedly for 18 years. …

The Differences Between Males and Females with Brain Injuries

by Tayeb Benjaafar What are the differences between males and females? This is an age-old question that no person has ever been able to truly…

What Does it Mean to Have Expressive or Receptive Aphasia

By Dr. Lori Bartels (reprinted from SATBIL Magazine By Walter Kilcullen) Expressive, receptive, and mixed aphasia are terms that get tossed around a lot in…