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Study: Duerson had brain damage at time of suicide

Dave Duerson, a former NFL player who committed suicide in February, had "moderately advanced" brain damage related to blows to the head, according to the researcher who made the diagnosis. Full story

Jury orders Allergan to pay $212 mln in Botox case

A Virginia U.S. District Court jury has ordered Allergan Inc to pay $212 million to a man who claimed that injections of wrinkle-smoothing Botox left him with brain damage. Full story

Jury orders Allergan to pay $212 million in Botox case

A Virginia District Court jury has ordered Allergan Inc to pay $212 million to a man who claimed that injections of wrinkle-smoothing Botox left him with brain damage. Full story

LA County to pay $207,000 to injured psych patient

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors agreed Tuesday to pay a nearly $207,000 settlement to a psychiatric patient who jumped out of a hospital window and suffered permanent brain injury. Full story

Freeway pollution causes brain damage in mice-study

Southern California freeway pollution, already linked to heart and respiratory problems, causes significant brain damage in mice, according to a study released on Thursday. Full story

Mystery of the migraine: Questions answered 

   Dr. Nancy Snyderman, NBC News chief medical editor, answers viewer questions and clarifies what migraines are and what causes them.

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  Jan. 27: Nightly News Thursday broadcast

Snowfall puts Northeast in deep-freeze; Digging out of snow-covered D.C.; Egypt braces for 'Day of Rage'; S. Africa holds breath as Mandela hospitalized; Color-coded threat alert system replaced; Financial crisis 'could have been avoided'; Illinois Supreme Court: Rahm can run; Brain injury progress