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  Snowboarder Kevin Pearce’s remarkable recovery

Pearce:  'I feel lucky I'm doing so well'

  Kevin Pearce and his mother, Pia on his traumatic brain injury and his inspiring journey back to health.   

From Brain Injury to Inspiring Entrepreneur

Greg Marischen opened his Brain Balance Achievement Center franchise after physical and occupational therapy changed his life. Full story

Natus shares sink after 2Q revenue misses forecast

Shares of Natus Medical Inc. sank Monday after the maker of medical devices for newborn care said its revenue slipped unexpectedly late in the second quarter and will come in lower than it expected. Full story

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High rate of head injuries seen among Canadian youth

Father Andrew Greeley, novelist and Catholic critic, dies

Multiple concussions tied to more suicidal thoughts

Best of Up w/ Chris Hayes: Football, the most dangerous game?

Women with No Fear Feel Panic in Experiments

Brain Damaged 'Patient R' Challenges Theories of Self Awareness

Why Do Seniors Fall for Scams?

NFL Tackles Brain Trauma with Army Helmet Sensors

Army launches review of PTSD diagnoses

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  Injured marine becomes fitness model

Four years ago, Alex Minsky nearly died from an IED blast in Afghanistan that cost him part of his right leg, but today he is overcoming his injuries and struggles with alcoholism to inspire others as a fitness model. NBC’s Tamron Hall reports.

  Man sentenced for beating girlfriend with hammer

A man in Ohio was sentenced to 14 years in prision for the brutal beating of his girlfirend with a hammer that left her with brain damage. WKYC’s Monica Robins reports.

  Is the future of football in jeopardy?

With the dangers of head injuries to athletes coming into the spotlight, The Cycle hosts joined by Bloomberg Businessweek’s Paul Barrett talk about how much the NFL knew about the dangers of head injuries, “the culture of staying in at all costs,” and what this could mean for the game going forward.

  New research may shine light on traumatic brain injuries

Despite the millions of athletes who are injured with traumatic brain injuries every year, there's still no real method to assess how much damage has been done. But new research may make those damages easier to find and treat. NBC’s Dr. Nancy Snyderman reports.

  Viral portrait of love: Man teaches girlfriend after stroke

A photo showing a man trying to teach a woman the alphabet recently became an Internet sensation as hundreds of thousands of people wondered about the back story. NBC’s Kristen Dahlgren talks to John Allen, who is seen in the photo teaching his girlfriend, Linda, how to read after she suffered brain

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