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Just 30 Minutes of Exercise Day Can Improve Cognitive function

October 30th, 2014

Evidence has shown that regular physical activity can improve cognitive function and brain plasticity. However, research has been unclear in proving how much exercise is needed and how long these benefits can last for. A recent study conducted at the University of Adelaide in Australia suggests that one 30-minute session of vigorous exercise can lead to changes in the brain that make it more “plastic,” including improvements in memo...

Save The Date! You Won't Want To Miss This 2015 Summer Event

October 25th, 2014

 

SPONSORSHIPS AND TICKETS SALES TBA SOON!

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What ants teach us about the brain, cancer and the Internet

October 20th, 2014

Ecologist Deborah Gordon studies ants wherever she can find them — in the desert, in the tropics, in her kitchen ... In this fascinating talk, she explains her obsession with insects most of us would happily swat away without a second thought. She argues that ant life provides a useful model for learning about many other topics, including disease, technology and the human brain.

President Obama Making New Investments in the Brain Initiative

October 1st, 2014

A bold new research effort to revolutionize our understanding of the human mind and uncover new ways to treat, prevent, and cure brain disorders like Alzheimer’s, schizophrenia, autism, epilepsy, and traumatic brain injury.

Source: The White House


MF Hits $200 Million Plus Mark for Brain Health-TMF Proud To Be a Partner

September 17th, 2014

TMF's Photography helps heal wounded warriors: Exhibit coming to Napa 9-14

September 4th, 2014
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TMF and Team Red White and Blue Join Forces for the Marine Corps Marathon

August 21st, 2014

Engaging Community Partners in the Support of Returning Veterans

August 11th, 2014

Source: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

VA Researchers Train Community Mental Health Providers

VA developed the Community Provider Toolkit to provide information on VA services and resources, promote understanding of military culture and experience, and supply tools for working with a variety of mental health conditions. Dr. Carie Rodgers has taken that

Master Story Teller from the Front Lines Shares his Work with TMF's fStop Students

July 14th, 2014

    David Hume Kennerly shares the afternoon with The Tug Mcgraw Foundation Fstop Warrior Project students. David is considered a master storyteller by his colleagues, and has been shooting on the front lines of history for decades. He was one of the youngest winners of the Pulitzer Prize. His portfolio is a must see and so is his series on iphone photos! Thank you David from Team McGraw and Honorary Chair, Tim McGraw.  Visit: ht...

It's time to get your brain in shape

June 26th, 2014

(CNN) -- From the outside, the human brain might not be much to look at. What makes it fascinating is hidden within, in the complicated circuitry of neurons that makes you who you are. Scientists are trying to understand this complex network and find the key to staying sharp as we age. In the meantime, use what they do know: that exercising these neurons can improve your memory and possibly stave off dementia. In honor of Alzhei...

TMF's fStop Program Has Two Great Events Coming Up and You're Invited

June 18th, 2014

 

 

2014 Champs, Event Photos and a Surprise or Two!

June 10th, 2014

Remembering Our Fallen Heroes in the Rise of Our Future Heroes

May 23rd, 2014

By: Harry Croft, M.D. Former Army Doctor and Pshychiatrist

Memorial Day is a time marked for remembrance of our fallen heroes who made great sacrifices to defend our way of life. Additionally, Memorial Day is also a celebration of the pinnacle of patriotism for our nation.

Duke brain tumor research to be featured in People magazine

May 1st, 2014