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Seeing What Isn't There: Inside Alzheimer's Hallucinations

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Undiagnosed Brain Injury Is Behind Soldier's Suicidal Thoughts

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San Francisco 49ers linebacker Chris Borland (50) is seen here in a game last year against the New York Giants. Borland, who had two interceptions in that game, has announced that he is retiring from the NFL after his rookie season. Chris Szagola/CSM/Landov hide caption

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Former Army Sgt. Ryan Sharp sat down with his father, Kirk Sharp, to talk about what happened when Ryan returned home after two tours in Iraq. StoryCorps hide caption

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Behind A Soldier's Suicidal Thoughts, An Unknown Brain Injury

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"Dance for PD" classes use music to temporarily ease tremors and get Parkinson's patients moving. Maggie Starbard/NPR hide caption

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Your Brain's Got Rhythm, And Syncs When You Think

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The Blind Woman Who Sees Rain, But Not Her Daughter's Smile

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A baby born too soon continues to develop and grow inside an incubator at the neonatal ward of the Centre Hospitalier de Lens in Lens, northern France. Philippe Huguen/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A Growth Factor Heals The Damage To A Preemie's Brain — In Mice

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A technique called optogenetics is being used in the laboratory to observe and control what brain circuits are doing in real time. Henning Dalhoff/Getty Images/Science Photo Library RM hide caption

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Experimental Tool Uses Light To Tweak The Living Brain

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Bartender Matt Carucci says he rarely feels safe biking in the city but often rides without a helmet anyway. "There are a lot of other ways to hurt yourself," he says. John Rose/NPR hide caption

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The most common cause of brain injury in premature infants is a lack of oxygen in the days and weeks after birth, researchers say. Ibrahim Usta/AP hide caption

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Why Brain Injuries Are More Common In Preemies

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Karen Butler could get her American accent back with intensive speech therapy, but she likes her new one. Jane Greenhalgh/NPR hide caption

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A Curious Case Of Foreign Accent Syndrome

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