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Feb 22, 2024

In this week’s episode, Brain & Life Podcast host Dr. Katy Peters and playwright Sarah Ruhl discuss her Bell’s Palsy diagnosis (Idiopathic seventh nerve palsy) and the book she wrote about her experience, Smile: The Story of a Face. Sarah discusses the onset of her symptoms after giving birth to twins, how this...


Feb 15, 2024

In this week’s episode, Brain & Life Podcast host Dr. Katy Peters and actor Craig Russell discuss his brain tumor story. He shares the symptoms he experienced that lead him to see a doctor, the process of scheduling his meningioma removal surgery, and his return to work with the support of his family and friends....


Feb 8, 2024

In this week’s episode, prolific actor Ed Begley Jr. joins Brain & Life Podcast co-host Dr. Katy Peters to discuss his Parkinson’s Disease journey and his new memoir To the Temple of Tranquility… and Step On It! Ed shares his unique diagnosis experience, how he has found himself in rooms with Hollywood icons...


Feb 1, 2024

In this week’s episode, Brain & Life Podcast host Dr. Daniel Correa discusses the Lincoln Center Arts Programs with their Director of Accessibility Miranda Hoffner. She shares the Lincoln Center’s commitment to transforming performing arts spaces to be more inclusive of audiences’ identities and access needs by...


Jan 25, 2024

In this episode, Brain & Life Podcast co-host Dr. Katy Peters interviews Bill Wadman, a photographer who has been living and working with migraines since he was a teenager. He discusses his medication journey, ways he relieves the pain in his daily life, and what he has learned about himself by working through...