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There Is No Such Thing as a Minor Concussion

More than 1.5 million Americans experience a traumatic brain injury each year, up to 75% of which are considered to be mild.1 Concussions are considered to be a form of mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI) because they’re typically not life-threatening, but it’s becoming increasingly clear that concussions are often not mild, instead leading to serious… Read More »

Too much of a good thing may lead to too much of a liver as well

All life is challenged by oxidants — reactive molecules or compounds that remove electrons from other molecules — often with adverse effect, commonly referred to as oxidative stress. Consequently, all organisms have evolved specialized antioxidant defenses. In humans and other multicellular animals, that defense depends upon a protein called NRF2 and its inhibitor, KEAP1. In… Read More »

Lovey dovey: Woodstock LP’s iconic couple still has a groovy thing goin’

As 20-year-old sweethearts, Nick Ercoline and Bobbi Kelly were immortalized as the poster (flower) children of Woodstock. A photograph of the couple — wrapped in a tender embrace and a pink blanket — became the cover of 1970’s “Woodstock: Music from the Original Soundtrack and More.” But at the time, they had no clue that… Read More »