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Brain Stimulation Is the Future of Medicine

Personalized shockwaves can be an alternative to medication

Illustration: Keith Rankin

LLaura Soloway tried to end her own life for the first time when she was 12, using her childhood chemistry set. She remembers lining up all the bottles that read “fatal if swallowed,” but she couldn’t open their childproof caps. She tried again at age 18 and was rushed to the emergency room…