Dr. Vaou Discusses Deep Brain Stimulation on the Mary Hanson Show

Dr. Okeanis Vaou, board certified neurologist at Noran Clinic and fellowship trained in sleep medicine and movement disorders, has been a recurring guest on The Mary Hanson Show to discuss the non-motor symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease. As an expert in Parkinson’s Disease and other movement disorders, Dr. Vaou is also very involved in Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) in the treatment of symptoms in appropriate surgical candidates. In a recent interview that aired November 26th, 2016, Mary Hanson and Dr. Vaou discuss this important and life-changing option for those living with Parkinson’s and essential tremor. Watch the video below of her interview and learn more about Deep Brain Stimulation with Mary Hanson and Dr. Okeanis Vaou.

You can find the original video posted on Mary Hanson’s YouTube page here: Mary Hanson Interviews Dr. Vaou About Deep Brain Stimulation.

You can also watch the previous interviews with Dr. Vaou:

Mary Hanson Interviews Dr. Vaou About the Non-Motor Symptoms of Parkinson’s (2013)
Mary Hanson Interviews Dr. Vaou About Depression and Parkinson’s (2014)
Mary Hansen Interviews Dr. Vaou About Dementia and Parkinson’s (2016)

To learn more about Dr. Vaou, visit her bio page here.

 

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Dr. Friday Discusses Exercise and the Brain with Fox 9

 

In case you you missed it, Dr. Friday joined Fox 9 on Oct. 2nd to discuss the effects of exercise and the brain in light of a new study that recently came outExercise has both direct and indirect impacts on the brain, and regular exercise can help boost or maintain these benefits. To hear Dr. Friday explore the connection, watch the video above.

Here is the original study article from Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience Hippocampal and Cerebral Blood Flow After Exercise Cessation in Master Athletes

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Informational Program on Living with Seizures on Nov. 3rd

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VNSTherapy® is sponsoring a free educational event on Thursday, November 3rd featuring Noran Clinic board certified Neurologist and Epileptologist Dr. Tacjana Friday, and including a representative from the Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota.

Invitation Printable PDF: Epilepsy Program with Dr. Friday

If you have additional questions about epilepsy or seizure and would like to schedule an appointment with a neurologist experienced in the management of this condition, please contact Noran Neurological Clinic at 612-879-1500.

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Dr. Hernandez Returns to Fox 9 to Discuss the Importance of Sleep Routines


After speaking to Fox 9 News “The Buzz” on August 24th, Dr. Hernandez joins Fox 9 “Community Connection” to explain the importance of a sleep routine for kids, as well as sharing some tips and suggestions for how to encourage kids to get into a healthy sleep routine.

Watch the latest interview from September 24th, 2016 above. You can also find the previous interview from August here: Getting Your Kids Back Into a Sleep Routine for School

For more information on Dr. Eric Hernandez, visit his bio page:
Dr. Eric Hernandez, MD, PhD

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Neuropsychologist Dr. Sonia Mosch to be at the MN State Fair for “Ask the Expert”

sonia_mosch_webDr. Sonia Mosch, PhD., Clinical Neuropsychologist for the MN Wild (NHL Concussion Program), will be at the HealthStar booth for “Ask the Expert”


Minnesota State Fairgrounds – August 29, 2016

Dr. Mosch performs neuropsychological assessments for individuals concerned about the onset of Alzheimer’s and other dementias. If you have questions concerning the brain, now is your opportunity to “Ask the Expert”. Dr. Mosch will be available to discuss:

  • The purpose for assessments, general methods, and uses in diagnoses of dementia versus normal aging;
  • What to expect if you are referred for a neuropsychological assessment due to dementia concerns/symptoms, and;
  • Recommendations that may arise from a neuropsychological assessment;
  • Other questions fairgoers may have regarding Alzheimer’s and dementia.

“ASK THE EXPERT” to be held August 29 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM in the East Crossroads Auditorium/ Health Fair 11 Bldg. (Corner of Dan Patch & Cooper).

Dr. Sonia Coelho Mosch, PhD. ABPP-Cn, LP
Board Certified in Clinical Neuropsychology
Staff Neuropsychologist for the MN Wild (NHL Concussion Program)
Also affiliated with Noran Neurological Clinic

About Dr. Mosch’s Practice –  Positive Neuropsychology:

Dr. Mosch has a soft spot for older adults, with 16 years of experience in geriatric neuropsychology. Besides assessments, sports and performance consulting, design psychology (the use of neuropsychology in interior design such as diagnosis-specific design), Dr. Mosch also provides concussion awareness/education. www.positiveneuro.com 612-440-NEUR; sonia@positiveneuro.com.

For a printable PDF with this information, click here: HSStateFairAskTheExpert

For more information, contact:
HealthStar Home Health
Holly Eide
Area Manager
612-767-6272 (Office)
763-291-1572 (Cell)
HollyE@hhhealth.net
www.healthstarhomehealth.net

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Getting your kids back into a sleep routine for School – Dr. Hernandez on Fox9 “The Buzz”

 

Do you have kids who need to get back into the school year sleep routine before classes start, or just looking to get your kids into a better sleep schedule in general? Getting good quality – and enough – sleep is especially important in children and young adults. Dr. Eric Hernandez, board-certified neurologist and sleep medicine doctor at Noran Clinic, takes a few minutes to break down some of the most important tips for helping kids get the sleep they need during the school year in an interview with KMSP Fox9 News “The Buzz,” on August 24th, 2016.

For more information on Dr. Eric Hernandez, you can visit his bio page here:
Dr. Eric Hernandez, MD, PhD

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Informational Program on Living With Seizures Sept. 22nd

9.22.16 Epilepsy Program

VNSTherapy® is sponsoring a free educational event on Thursday, September 22nd featuring Noran Clinic board certified Neurologist and Epileptologist Dr. Rupert Exconde, and including a representative from the Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota.

Invitation Printable PDF: Epilepsy Program with Dr. Exconde

You can RSVP using the contact information provided in the flier, or through Eventbrite here:
Epilepsy Program RSVP: Eventbrite

If you have additional questions about epilepsy or seizure and would like to schedule an appointment with a neurologist experienced in the management of this condition, please contact Noran Neurological Clinic at 612-879-1500.

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Fall Parkinson Conference on October 1, 2016

APDA Conference Fall 2016

The APDA will be presenting a free conference this fall on Parkinson’s Disease. We are proud to share that Dr. Okeanis Vaou, board-certified neurologist and movement disorder specialist at Noran Clinic & Medical Director of the Minnesota APDA, will be one of the featured speakers. Registration is required – call 651-241-8297 to register or for more information.

Here is a printable PDF of the flier:
PDA Conference Fall 2016 Flier

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Dr. Tarrel speaks to Fox 9 News “The Buzz” about recent Busy Brain study

Noran Clinic neurologist Ron Tarrel, D.O., was recently interviewed on Fox 9 News “The Buzz” about a recent study that suggested having a busy schedule can be good for your brain. He explains how different activities that keep you – and your brain – busy may help protect your brain and lower your risk for later diseases like dementia.

Here is the original study article from Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience : The Busier the Better: Greater Busyness is Associated with Better Cognition

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Dr. Vaou Speaks to Fox 9 The Buzz after Muhammad Ali’s Passing

Board Certified Neurologist and Fellowship trained Movement Disorder Specialist Dr. Okeanis Vaou spoke to Fox 9 News The Buzz on June 20, 2016 about Parkinson’s Disease in light of Muhammad Ali’s passing after a long time diagnosis of PD.

To learn more about Dr. Vaou, visit her bio page online: Dr. Okeanis Vaou

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