Staff Neurosurgeon, Emory Clinic; CNN Chief Medical Correspondent

Blowing Up the World: A Solution for Macular Degeneration

everydayhealth.com — There's nothing more annoying at the movies than having to sit behind a guy with a big head who blocks the center of the screen. But imagine if that guy left the movie theater with you and stood between you and whatever you wanted to look at...forever.

How Grief Can Make You Sick

everydayhealth.com — "No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear," wrote author C.S. Lewis, reflecting on his wife's death. Like fear, grief is a common human response with psychological and physical implications. Losing a loved one is an emotionally painful experience that can have a real effect on the mind and body.

What Miles O'Brien teaches us about loss, and being found

cnn.com — CNN contributor Miles O'Brien tells the story of his accident and recovery to Dr. Sanjay Gupta in a special "Miles O'Brien: A Life Lost and Found" at 9 p.m. ET Tuesday on CNN. Digestible, consistent patterns can be easily recognized, analyzed and lead to a swift diagnosis.

Back-to-Back Heart Operations for Couple in Their 90’s

everydayhealth.com — Raymond and Mazie Huggins are both in their 90's, but when they started feeling run down, they didn't accept it as an inevitable consequence of age. Doctors told them the problem was that a key valve in both of their hearts had become stiff and narrow.

Can a Video Game Cure ADHD?

everydayhealth.com — Fighting fire with fire, researchers use video games to retrain the brains of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

The ‘Agonizing’ Dilemma of Testing for Huntington’s Disease

everydayhealth.com — "It was paradise and then hell." That's how Marianna Palka describes her father's crippling physical and mental deterioration from Huntington's disease, an incurable neurodegenerative disorder. Diagnosed in his 30s, her dad now requires round-the-clock care. For Palka, the man she knew as a child is gone, but the effects of the disease that took him didn't end there.

The Day He Learned He Had Prostate Cancer

everydayhealth.com — Being diagnosed with early-stage prostate cancer "felt like I was at the top of a really tall building and about to fall off," Michael Zacharia recalls. "It was so overwhelming." When Zacharia went for a routine physical, things in his life could not have been better.

Sneak Peek: Why You Should Start Your Day With Lemon Water

Running on Empty

Relief In Sight For the Unrelenting Itch of Eczema

everydayhealth.com — The itch of severe eczema is so debilitating, it almost cost Neal Patel his future. He was in medical school, and his eczema prevented him from sleeping and studying. "When you get the itch you devote so much mental energy, so much of your mental power, to trying to suppress that itch that you lose focus on what you're doing," he says.
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Mar 26, 2015

RT @NIHDirector: .@drsanjaygupta shared old pics of me at yesterday's talk. As payback-here's a '98 #TB of him in the White House pic.twitter.com/5healnRh8q

Mar 26, 2015

An honor! RT: @Bob_Wachter: A real pleasure doing interview with @drsanjaygupta for today. Impressively smart, grounded person. A mensch

Mar 24, 2015

RT @JoshLevs: 16% of accidents are while flight cruises; vast majority are during takeoff, maneuvering, landing, per @FAANews: pic.twitter.com/1hXtP3CH0n

Mar 24, 2015

Reading a terrific book by a wonderful doctor! Scott A Kelly and "What I've learned from you." pic.twitter.com/Cgj5WlfUNQ

Mar 23, 2015

RT @WesleyLowery: a big fan (so far) of Periscope. Last night @mcuban gave a behind-the-scenes tour of a Mavs game. This AM @drsanjaygupta streamed from an OR

Mar 21, 2015

loneliness is the next big public health issue according to @TIME -- we can all do our part. bit.ly/1gWu1Jg #justsayhello

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