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Myths about mental health issues

Oct 10, 2018 7:00:00 AM / by Tamara Castellano posted in Member Resources, Brain Health, Healthy Living, Mental Health


According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), only 17 percent of adults in the U.S. are in “optimal mental health.”  In fact, it is estimated that one in five people deal with some kind of mental health issue—anxiety, depression, PTSD, etc—that impacts our daily life.

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Seven ways to improve your brain function

Jun 19, 2018 10:48:52 AM / by Tamara Castellano posted in Brain Health


We all know about the health benefits of exercise, but did you know it’s just as important to exercise your mind, too.

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Brain freeze and other random facts

Jun 4, 2018 7:43:58 AM / by Tamara Castellano posted in Member Resources, Brain Health


There is no doubt our brains are an incredible organ and—until the last 15-20 years—probably one of the least understood in our bodies.  Recently, I wrote a list of all the random questions I have about the human brain and have started doing some research to get answers and dispel urban myths.  Here are 10 things I found most interesting.

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