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Less-lethal weapons blind, maim and kill. Victims say enough is enough.

Less-lethal weapons blind, maim and kill. Victims say enough is enough.

Concussions can lead to cognitive, behavioral, and emotional consequences in children

Concussions can lead to cognitive, behavioral, and emotional consequences in children

Young athletes require longer recovery after concussion, study reveals

Young athletes require longer recovery after concussion, study reveals

Mass psychogenic illness identified as the likely cause of Havana Syndrome

Mass psychogenic illness identified as the likely cause of Havana Syndrome

NFL awards HeadHealthTECH grant funding to advance helmet design

NFL awards HeadHealthTECH grant funding to advance helmet design

Study shows how the brain's auditory system is affected by HIV

Study shows how the brain's auditory system is affected by HIV

Study: Hard shell helmets can prevent concussion in girls' lacrosse players

Study: Hard shell helmets can prevent concussion in girls' lacrosse players

Fractured skulls, lost eyes: Police often break own rules using ‘rubber bullets’

Fractured skulls, lost eyes: Police often break own rules using ‘rubber bullets’

Injured and uninsured, protesters get medical aid from LA doctor

Injured and uninsured, protesters get medical aid from LA doctor

Study reveals opportunity to improve outcomes in young children with concussion

Study reveals opportunity to improve outcomes in young children with concussion

Police using rubber bullets on protesters that can kill, blind or maim for life

Police using rubber bullets on protesters that can kill, blind or maim for life

AAN publishes updated practice advisory on closure of common heart defect after stroke

AAN publishes updated practice advisory on closure of common heart defect after stroke

Therapeutic cooling could mitigate damage to concussed cells

Therapeutic cooling could mitigate damage to concussed cells

People eating a vegetarian diet rich in nuts, vegetables, soy may have lower risk of stroke

People eating a vegetarian diet rich in nuts, vegetables, soy may have lower risk of stroke

Two cutting-edge programs in neuroplasticity come together for a synergistic impact in brain health

Two cutting-edge programs in neuroplasticity come together for a synergistic impact in brain health

Increase in out-of-pocket costs associated with lower adherence to neurologic medications

Increase in out-of-pocket costs associated with lower adherence to neurologic medications

Researchers identify possible new therapy for concussion-related headaches

Researchers identify possible new therapy for concussion-related headaches

AAN issues new guideline for sleep problems in children and teens with autism

AAN issues new guideline for sleep problems in children and teens with autism

New noninvasive way to monitor the health of brain cells using an infrared laser

New noninvasive way to monitor the health of brain cells using an infrared laser

A collaborative partnership to understand the impact of music therapies on mental health

A collaborative partnership to understand the impact of music therapies on mental health