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Exactly what IS Neuropsychology?

February 13, 2022
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I never had a clue what neuropsychology was all about. Although it sounded like a good idea.

Then a while ago, I had an assessment. (Mercifully, it was the two-hour test and not the 8-hour version.)

The neuropsychologist I went to had all the records from my last 12 years with my neurologist and it was clear he had done his homework.

The question was, did my deficit in memory come from my history of seizures, my previous concussions (one of which had been only a month ago) or even age itself? (I thought to myself, geeze, I’m only 68!)

Here’s basically what happened…


Medical Mistakes Out of Control!

June 22, 2020
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Here’s a sobering statistic for you…

Believe it or not, the total number of medical errors and deaths in the U.S. equals SIX jumbo jets crashing every day!

If a Jumbo Jet crashed and killed 280 people everyday…365 days a year…year after year…would you be concerned about flying?

Would you question the Federal Aviation Administration? Would you demand answers?

Think about it…close to 100,000 people dying every year from plane crashes. Sounds Ridiculous??!!


Medical Care — Free or Reduced Cost

March 22, 2019
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Believe it or not, there are still places where you can get FREE or reduced cost medical and dental care. Plus assistance with your prescriptions. Just read below and find the resources nearest to you…


Epilepsy and Encephalitis

September 18, 2013
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Imagine an inflammation so powerful that it can play havoc with your brainstem, cerebrum, cerebellum, spinal cord, and peripheral nerves.

That’s the neurological damage that can happen as a result of encephalitis.


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    Phylis Feiner Johnson

    Phylis Feiner Johnson

    I've been a professional copywriter for over 35 years. I also had epilepsy for decades. My mission is advocacy; to increase education, awareness and funding for epilepsy research. Together, we can make a huge difference. If not changing the world, at least helping each other, with wisdom, compassion and sharing.

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