Staff Neurosurgeon, Emory Clinic; CNN Chief Medical Correspondent

Do-It-Yourself Alzheimer's Test Reveals Early Disease

Purpose in Life Is Good for Your Health — Having a strong sense of purpose in life may not guarantee happiness, but research shows it could promote good health and longevity. "There's no formal definition of having a purpose in life, but the consensus is that it's a sense of meaning and feeling that life is worth living," says preventive cardiologist Randy Cohen, MD, medical director of University Medical Practice Associates at Mount Sinai St.

'White Helmets' bring medical aid to Syria — Volunteer first responders who traveled to Turkey for training returned home to give medical aid to Syrian bomb victims. CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports.

'White Helmets' bring civilian aid to Syria's conflict — And the reason is not because of deadly infectious diseases or lack of clean water, although those are problems there as well. Instead, it has to do primarily with rusty old barrels that are packed with explosives and hurtled out of helicopters onto large neighborhoods.

People With MS May Have Trouble Recognizing Emotions — MS can damage parts of the brain that allow us to recognize emotions in others. It's a skill we don't notice, until we lose it.

If You’re Having a Stroke, This Is the Ambulance You Want

How One Brother Survived a Rare Heart Disease — As Ernie Balcueva headed to the operating room, his father prayed to Ernie's four brothers, all of whom died of an inherited heart condition.

New app is like Facebook for pot lovers — MassRoots is the latest app that's similar to Facebook or Instagram but specially caters to people who love weed. CNN's Ana Cabrera has more.

Opini�n: Es el momento de una revoluci�n por la marihuana medicinal — (CNN) - Veo señales de una revolución por todas partes. Lo veo en las páginas de opinión de los periódicos, y en las papeletas estatales en casi la mitad de Estados Unidos. Lo veo en los políticos que alguna vez prefirieron irse por lo seguro en este tema tan controversial, pero ahora están dispuestos a arriesgar su futuro por él.

Sanjay Gupta: Time for a medical marijuana revolution — Dr. Sanjay Gupta puts medical marijuana under the microscope again with "Weed 3: The Marijuana Revolution " at 9 p.m. ET Sunday on CNN. I see it in the op-ed pages of the newspapers, and on the state ballots in nearly half the country.
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Jun 26, 2015

caregiving & Alzheimer's: every day is the same, until it’s not. let me show you what i mean..

Jun 25, 2015

RT @cnnbrk: Supreme Court upholds Obamacare subsidies in a major win for the Obama administration.

Jun 17, 2015

happy to be part of @MediaplanetUSA's #EmployeeWellBeing issue! my take on staying active & managing stress at work:

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