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doctor examining teen who had concussion

Pediatric neurologist Christopher Giza of UCLA examines a 14-year-old after she experienced a concussion. Most parents would overly restrict their child’s activities, a new survey suggests, perhaps delaying recovery.  

false-color image of cells in minibrain

MIXED SIGNALS  Minibrains grown in the lab form nerve cells (red) prematurely and show signs of dying cells (green) when treated with a signaling molecule called LIF. This molecule pours out of embryonic cranial cells after infection with Zika virus, and could harm brain development.

People in a hospital

ON EDGE  A pregnant woman and her family wait at a health clinic in Loiza, Puerto Rico. The U.S. territory has been hit hard by Zika virus, and nearly 2,000 pregnant women have been confirmed as infected.

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