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Drug intervention for brain injury, dementia link may be effective

Drug intervention for brain injury, dementia link may be effective

By Sports & Health Editor

May 4, 2015

Despite the jargon-packed mouthful it is, the term “chronic traumatic encephalopathy”—a progressive degenerative brain disease associated with concussions—has become a significant talking point in the...

In this image released by HBO, Daenerys Targaryen, portrayed by Emilia Clarke, appears in a scene from season four of

HBO cracks down on ‘Game of Thrones’ watch parties

April 27, 2015

It’s not a nerd prom without a little disappointment. Geek Bar Beta in Chicago’s trendy Wicker Park neighborhood was planning to host a blowout for the “Game of Thrones” season five premiere ear...

Adolescent cannabis use may affect adult IQ

By Brandon Smith

September 17, 2012

Researchers at Duke University have found a possible link between IQ deterioration and smokingmarijuana at an early age.The study, which asserted that persistent cannabis users show neuropsychological decline from adolescence to middle age, was published Aug. 27 in the Proceedings of the National Academyof Sciences.Lead author Madeline Meier said she focused on a 25-year-long study conducted in Dunedin, New Zealand. The study fo...

Good books come to those who wait, don’t complain

By Luke Wilusz

April 18, 2011

Fantasy author George R.R. Martin has seen extraordinary success throughout the years. Most of his novels became New York Times best sellers. His series “A Song of Ice and Fire” was adapted into the HBO series “Game of Thrones,” which premiered on April 17. Legions of fans follow his every word on his blog and wait eagerly for the next novel in the series, “A Dance with Dragons,” for which Martin recently annou...

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