• December 11, 2014 |  The Pulse

    With batteries included, brain stimulation devices prepare to go mainstream

    The next wave in wearable technology will attempt to open the mind.
  • December 11, 2014 |  The Pulse

    When the words won't come — recovering from a series of strokes in my 30s

    I wanted to read the lines so desperately, to force the words from the pages into my mind and out of my mouth. But they were ceasing to be words, sent...
  • December 11, 2014 |  The Pulse

    How doctors are framing the flu conversation, after strain mutation

    After the big announcement that this year's flu vaccine may offer less protection than expected, some doctors are scrambling for the right way to...
  • December 11, 2014 |  The Pulse

    Battling the communication barriers and isolation that often come with speech aphasia

    On this week's show, we heard from a 39-year-old womanabout a series of strokes she suffered seven years ago.
  • December 11, 2014 |  The Pulse

    Dreadnoughtus prepares to go home

    After more than a decade spent uncovering, cleaning, studying and preserving the bones of one of the largest dinosaurs ever discovered, Drexel paleont...
  • December 11, 2014 |  The Pulse

    Penn doctor releases fictional encyclopedia of imaginary diseases

    Imagine a kind of amnesia wherein everybody forgets about you (Amnesia inversa). Imagine a disease that causes you to contract the infirmity of your n...
  • December 11, 2014 |  The Pulse

    Bringing people back from the dead, a messy business

    An author wonders if CPR is always warranted.
  • December 11, 2014

    Philly-based mental health specialist returns to Liberia

    For many West African immigrants in the Philadelphia region, the Ebola epidemic is not some distant, abstract problem. Just ask Dr. Kpangbala Sengbe,...
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