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Can Anything Stop My Migraine?

After a long drought, neuroscientists are readying a host of new treatments both to knock out the debilitating headaches and prevent them in the first place 

April 20, 2017 — R. Allan Purdy and David W. Dodick

Treating Pain without Pills

The opioid crisis is forcing doctors to change how they treat chronic pain, putting a new emphasis on nondrug remedies and psychological interventions 

April 13, 2017 — Stephani Sutherland

Let Your Creativity Soar

In a discussion with Scientific American editor in chief Mariette DiChristina, three noted experts on creativity, each with a very different perspective and background, reveal powerful ways to unleash your creative self

March 1, 2017 — Mariette Dichristina, John Houtz, Julia Cameron and Robert Epstein

A Rare Success against Alzheimer's

A gold-standard clinical trial provides evidence that diet, exercise and an active social life can help prevent cognitive decline

April 1, 2017 — Miia Kivipelto and Krister Håkansson