May 3, 2012 — Researchers found that only 20 percent of riders using shared bicycles wear helmets, despite the risk of injury. We took to the streets of Washington, D.C., to ask bicyclists, with and without helmets, about their choices.
Dec 15, 2011 — Researchers think the treatment encourages brain cells to form new connections, allowing the brain to rewire itself to compensate for damage caused by a stroke.
Nov 17, 2011 — Each year more than 60,000 babies are born weighing less than 3.3 pounds. As scientists learn more about how brain injuries occur among these very premature infants, it could point the way to possible prevention and repair strategies.
Jun 1, 2011 — An Oregon woman woke up from dental surgery with an English-Irish-sounding accent. Hers is a rare disorder usually caused by an injury to the part of the brain that controls speech.
May 16, 2011 — In the first hour of Talk of Nation, debt ceiling explainer, and the opinion page looks at Haiti's inauguration. In the second hour, recovering for brain injury, and horse trainer Graham Motion.
Sep 10, 2010 — Top Pentagon spokesman, Geoff Morrell, wrongly told reporters Thursday that military members with combat-related brain trauma weren't eligible for the Purple Heart. His mistake was later fixed but it suggested how far the Pentagon still has to go.
Sep 9, 2010 — Many Army officers are reluctant to award Purple Hearts to soldiers with brain injuries.
Aug 27, 2010 — Democratic lawmaker Rep. Harry Teague of New Mexico, pledged a deeper inquiry into brain-injured soldiers's medical care.
Jun 23, 2010 — Senators Press Military To Improve Brain-Wound Care
Jun 17, 2010 — Congress Questions Ft. Bliss Brain-Injury Care