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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.

June/July 2014 Volume 10 Issue 3
Departments: From the Editor
accepting our differences: children with neurologic conditions such as autism teach us important lessons.
Departments: Letters
sleep apnea. - Keys, Karen
the editor responds: sleep apnea.
phantom smells. - Moody, Dorit
phantom smells. - Ryder, Suzi
results from our quick poll on joining a clinical trial.
the editor responds: phantom smells.
more coverage of huntington's disease. - Fleming, MG
the editor responds: more coverage of huntington's disease.
most popular from april/may.
Departments: The Waiting Room
this way in: the latest concussion research. - Collin, Thomas
aan event: winners of the 2014 neuro film festival share their stories. - Smolinsky, Michael
neurology news: world leaders gather to fight alzheimer's disease. - Stephens, Stephanie
quick tips: summer safety. - Collier, Andrea
Features: Alexis Wineman
the new normal: as the first miss america contestant with an autism spectrum disorder, alexis wineman is helping to redefine "the girl next door.". - Childers, Linda
Features: Traumatic Brain Injury
tracking traumatic brain injury: what new biomarkers may reveal about concussion over the short and long term. - Shaw, Gina
Features: Video Games
game theory: how do video games affect the developing brains of children and teens?. - Paturel, Amy
Departments: New Frontiers
deciphering fragile x: despite a major discovery about what causes the syndrome, a cure is still elusive. - Dolan, Darrach
Departments: Ask the Experts
should i be concerned about ocular migraines?. - Swanson, Jerry
how does dementia in parkinson's differ from dementia in alzheimer's?. - Goldman, Jennifer
Departments: Resource Central
where to go for more information on the topics discussed in this issue of neurology now and for a directory of patient advocacy organizations.
Departments: Living Well
promising but preliminary: study shows modest benefit of vitamin e for mild-to-moderate alzheimer's disease. - Stephens, Stephanie
Departments: Eye on Therapy
medical marijuana: reviewing the efficacy and safety of medical marijuana in neurologic conditions. - Dolan, Darrach
Departments: Pictures of You
claire berman, writer and advocate for people with parkinson's disease. - Levy, Annie
Departments: Speak Up
high school headache: a mother and daughter share their perspective on chronic daily headache. - Gersz, Elaine, Raines, Marsha