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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.

August/September 2014 Volume 10 Issue 4
Departments: From the Editor
dedicated to caregivers: introducing our new department, "for the caregiver.".
Departments: Letters
alexis wineman. - Hirt, Robert
alexis wineman. - Lopez, M
the editor responds: alexis wineman.
the limitations of helmets. - Schroeder, W.L.
chemo brain. - Wetta, Deb, RN, BSN
stroke support. - Wells, Mary
the editor responds: stroke support.
most popular from june/july.
Departments: The Waiting Room
this way in: new guideline for preventing stroke in nonvalvular atrial fibrillation. - Dolan, Darrach
advocacy: reveca torres of backbones is "reinventing the wheel". - Smolinsky, Michael
neurology news: research from the 2014 annual meeting of the american academy of neurology. - Collins, Thomas
quick tips: back-to-school advice for parents of children with adhd. - Stephens, Stephanie
Features: Esmeralda Santiago
hitting the books: having lost her ability to read because of a stroke, acclaimed writer esmeralda santiago began the difficult but familiar process of learning a new language. - Farley, Todd
Features: Health Insurance
five questions to ask about health insurance: whether you're thinking of buying an obamacare plan or have already signed up, here's what you need to know. - Avitzur, Orly, MD, MBA
Features: West Nile Virus
once bitten: how west nile virus invades the brain-and what you can do to protect yourself. - Paturel, Amy, MS, MPH
Departments: For the Caregiver
it takes a team: how to coordinate your loved one's care-and take care of yourself in the process. - Shaw, Gina
Departments: The Healthy Brain
simple stroke prevention tips: seven proven strategies to slash your risk of brain attack. - Paturel, Amy, MS, MPH
Departments: Ask the Experts
does physical exercise affect trigeminal neuralgia pain?. - Smith, Jonathan
how does a neurologist decide whether to give a drug for adhd to children?. - Brown, Lawrence
Departments: New Frontiers
making progress on ms: a statin slows brain atrophy in secondary-progressive multiple sclerosis. - Dolan, Darrach
Departments: Pictures of You
demi, 18, high school senior with chronic migraine. - 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
life is happening now: i'm not waiting for a cure for charcot-marie tooth to do the things i love. - Ricci, Vittorio