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Alexis Wineman is far more than just another pretty face: the 19-year-old is the first contestant with autism spectrum disorder in the Miss America pageant's 92-year history.
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How Video Games Affect the Teenage Brain
Spending too much time staring at computer screens may cause physical changes in the brain that lead to attention and behavior problems. It may also alter the immature brain. Read the latest information about how video games affect the adolescent brain, including ways to ensure the long-term cognitive health of our young people. Read more.

Summer Safety
Summer can present challenges for people living with neurologic conditions. Check out these quick tips that can help make your season safe. Read more.

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Meet writer and Parkinson’s disease advocate, Claire Berman. Read more.

High School Headache
A mother and daughter share perspectives on chronic daily headache. Read more.

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A moving documentary demonstrating music's capacity to combat memory loss. Read more.

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Do You Love Your Brain?
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