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Study shows marijuana’s long-term effects on the brain

The effects of chronic marijuana use on the brain may depend on age of first use and duration of use, according to researchers at the Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas.
By: The Center for BrainHealth

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An Open Letter to Warriors

Jake Schick, a former Marine who was severely wounded conducting combat operations in the Sunni Triangle of Iraq in 2004, writes an open letter to his fellow warriors addressing the invisible wounds of war.
By: The Center for BrainHealth

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Lyda Hill to get the Center for BrainHealth’s Legacy Award

The Center for BrainHealth at the University of Texas at Dallas will honor Lyda Hill at a dinner Nov. 11 at the Joule Hotel.

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Help BrainHealth Research Change the World for the Better

The Center seeks exemplary student research scientists - including the most promising postdoctoral students. Find out how you can join the team.

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Q & A with Dr. Sandra Chapman

How did the Center for BrainHealth come to be? BrainHealth's founder and chief director, Dr. Sandra Chapman tells us exactly that and more in this Q & A session.

Firefight: Inside the Battle to Transform Health for America’s Warriors on Deployment and at Home

The Center for BrainHealth’s Brain Performance Institute will host the Dennis Berman Brain Performance Lecture, “Firefight: Inside the Battle to Transform Health for America’s Warriors on Deployment and Here at Home,” featuring former United States Air Force Surgeon General, retired Lieutenant General PK Carlton Jr.

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Tell Your Mom To Stop Wasting Time on “Brain Games”

If you’ve ever felt like you’re doomed because you simply don’t have time to engage with the dozens of “brain training” games, websites, and Apps out there, here is some good news for you: You’re not missing out on much.

Local Marine tested in Iraq cauldron

It’s been just over a decade since combat in Iraq changed Jacob Schick’s life forever.

How Marijuana Really Affects the Brain writer Laura Tedesco spoke with BrainHealth's Dr. Filbey about her recent study published in PNAS.