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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.

April/May 2015 Volume 11 Issue 2
Departments: From the Editor
creating a community: i would like the next 10 years of neurology now to reflect a collaboration with you, our readers, and i invite you to join me.
Departments: Letters
stigma hurts. - Gilstrap, Patti
stigma hurts. - Shake, Steve
stigma hurts. - Graves, Robert
the editor responds: stigma hurts.
time to medicate. - Taylor, Ronald
meningioma matters. - Moretti, Christine
Departments: The Waiting Room
this way in: a one-two punch to stroke: a new combination treatment dramatically improves outcomes for stroke patients. - Shaw, Gina
quick tips: sleep wise: avoid the health risks of sleep apnea with this expert advice. - Hiscott, Rebecca
neurology news: when does depression signal dementia?: research says certain features of depression may hint of later dementia. - Hiscott, Rebecca
advocacy: live your best life: finding cures for chronic neurologic diseases is a top priority, but patients and advocates say research on living well with these conditions is just as important. - Shaw, Gina
Departments: The Healthy Brain
calm your mind: stress can wreak havoc on the brain, especially if you have a neurologic condition. learn how to manage it and lessen its negative effects. - Talan, Jamie
Features: Walter Mondale
a leader takes on brain disease: two personal tragedies spur former vice president walter f. mondale's support for aggressive brain research. - Shaw, Gina
Features: 10th Anniversary
readers like me: we asked 10 subscribers who have been with neurology now for 10 years to share their stories. here's what they told us. - Hiscott, Rebecca
Features: BVVLS
defeating a rare disorder: after two of their children died from a mysterious illness, laurian and john scott pushed to find the gene that caused it-and brought new hope to dozens of families. - Gordon, Debra
Departments: For the Caregiver
protect your child's future: many dependent children with neurologic conditions will outlive their parents. follow these steps today to secure your child's adult years tomorrow. - Colino, Stacey
Departments: New Frontiers
weed backers: many patients and advocacy groups want medical marijuana legalized in all 50 states. physicians want more solid research. today, both are getting their way. - Samson, Kurt
Departments: Resource Central
resource central: where to go to find patient organizations, help for all neurologic conditions, and the american academy of neurology's "find a neurologist" tool.
Departments: Speak Up
save my bangs: before getting brain surgery to stop her seizures, a patient makes a special request. - Eidem, Mabs