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An official publication of the American Academy of Neurology, Neurology Now® is an award-winning magazine written for people with neurologic disorders and their caregivers. Neurology Now features the latest information on the advances in the diagnosis and treatment of neurologic diseases, expert advice about wellness and disease prevention, discussions of new medications and therapies, and strategies for coping with neurologic disorders and the life changes that may accompany them.

December/January 2014 Volume 10 Issue 6
Departments: From the Editor
saying goodbye but not farewell: please continue to be an important part of our conversation!
Departments: Letters
the keys to safety. - Ann Baclawski, Mary
globe trotters on four wheels. - Saltzgiver, Susan
the editor responds: globe trotters on four wheels.
for the caregiver: it takes a team. - Silvey, Len
for the caregiver: it takes a team. - Beauregard, Joan
for the caregiver: it takes a team. - Schooler, Mary
for the caregiver: it takes a team. - Lindaur, Allison, NP, PhD, Carter, Julie, H RN, MS
for the caregiver: it takes a team. - Maloni, Heidi
the editor responds: for the caregiver: it takes a team.
medication for adhd. - Gallego, Lillian
Departments: The Waiting Room
this way in: a day in the life of a general neurologist. - Benish, Sarah
new reels: reelabilities, real lives. - Dolan, Darrach
tech talk: an app to spur creative expression in alzheimer's patients. - Collier, Andrea
Features: Janice Dean
weathering the storm: why fox meteorologist janice dean's forecast for life with ms is bright. - Childers, Linda
Features: Neurology
neurology then and now: how our understanding of five common neurologic conditions has changed in 30 years. - Gordon, Debra
Features: HSP
child's play: a six-year-old with hereditary spastic paraplegia keeps moving forward. - Stephens, Stephanie
Features: Dystonia
facing dystonia with grit and hope: a middle-schooler and his family consider their options. - Dolan, Darrach
Features: Pediatric Epilepsy
a pipeline for hope: cracking the genetic code of childhood epilepsy. - Shaw, Gina
Departments: Eye on Therapy
pseudobulbar affect: research points to an effective treatment for different neurological conditions. - Gordon, Debra
Departments: The Healthy Brain
the ties that bind: staying social keeps the mind active. - Paturel, Amy, MS, MPH
Departments: New Frontiers
getting at the root of ms: researchers focus on repairing myelin to treat multiple sclerosis symptoms. - Valeo, Tom
Departments: Living Well
staying safe and grounded: tips to prevent falls at home and around town. - Stephens, Stephanie
Departments: Ask the Experts
your questions answered: essential tremor: when medications don't work, what are some of the treatment options for essential tremor?. - Hallett, Mark
Departments: Clinical Trial Watch
hope through research: researchers are learning more about the early signs of huntington's disease. - Dolan, Darrach
Departments: For the Caregiver
independence day: how to prepare a child with a neurologic condition for life on their own. - Shaw, Gina
Departments: Pictures of You
a photo series of neurology now readers. - Levy, Annie
Departments: Resource Central
where to go for more information on the topics discussed in this issue of neurology now and for the american academy of neurology's "find-a-neurologist" tool.
Departments: Speak Up
the joy in sorrow: there is a certain comfort in finally receiving a diagnosis. - de Cerreno, Allison