How can we take care of our brains and why does it matter? Currently, 3 out of 5 people in the United States will develop brain disease in their lifetime and in many cases, this is preventable. Despite this, brain health is not commonly considered in preventive medicine. If this paradigm were to shift, it could reduce suffering worldwide. In this Massachusetts General Hospital Blum Center presentation from March 21, 2022, Dr. Amy Newhouse discusses ways to promote brain health and why it is important to do so.
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