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December 10, 2018

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More than 200 interviews and thousands of pages of medical, social work and housing records reviewed by ProPublica and FRONTLINE, in collaboration with The NY Times, show that for some mentally ill NYC residents , a sudden shift from an institution to independence has proved perilous, and even deadly.

July 26, 2017

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Dr. Ann McKee, a neuropathologist, has examined the brains of 202 deceased football players. A broad survey of her findings was published on Tuesday in The Journal of the American Medical Association. Of the 202 players, 111 of them played in the N.F.L. — and 110 of those were found to have chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or C.T.E., the degenerative disease believed to be caused by repeated blow...

June 27, 2017

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The explosive blast that forever changed Vanessa Molina’s life struck on a desolate road in Iraq in 2006 as she drove a gun truck guarding a supply convoy.

March 7, 2016

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Excerpted from Reuters Health | By Kathryn Doyle

Adults who suffer a concussion are at three times the long-term risk of suicide compared to the general population, according to a new study from Canada.

Unlike some previous research, the new work focused on adults in the general population rather than either athletes or military personnel with head injuries.

"For years there have been examples of ser...

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