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Where to go for more information on the topics discussed in this issue of Neurology Now and for a directory of patient advocacy organizations.

doi: 10.1097/01.NNN.0000451332.21034.a9
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Where to go for more information on the topics covered in this issue of Neurology Now, the American Academy of Neurology's “Find-ANeurologist” tool, and list of patientadvocacy organizations.

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Assistance Directory

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For a full listing of patient organizations, go to

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American Academy of Neurology Web site 1-800-879-1960

American Brain Foundation 1-800-879-1960

CaringBridge® (Free, personalized Web sites to support your health journey) 651-452-7940

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Well Spouse Association 1-800-838-0879

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June Is Myasthenia Gravis Awareness Month

Myasthenia gravis (MG) is an autoimmune neuromuscular disease that affects all ages, races, and genders. MG symptoms include weakness in muscles that control eye movements and eyelids, chewing, swallowing, coughing, facial expressions, arm and leg movements, and breathing.

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June marks the 14th annual awareness month during which the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America (MGFA) promotes awareness to professional healthcare providers, caregivers, and patients. This year's theme is “United For a Cure. A World Without MG.” It is a call to action for members of the MG community and their supporters to increase awareness throughout the nation.

* To learn more about MG and how you can help, visit or call 1-800-541-5454.

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Find a Neurologist

* You can find an American Academy of Neurology member neurologist in your area with the “Find a Neurologist” online tool. Go to and fill in your city and state. If you are looking for contact information for a specific neurologist, you can enter the last name along with the location.

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Neurology Now® for the iPad®

Did you know you can enjoy reading Neurology Now on your iPad?

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The app is free, and you can download it today. On your iPad home screen, open the App Store icon and search for “Neurology Now.” Tap “Free” to install the app on your iPad, and then download the issues. Prompts in the app library will let you know when each new issue is available.

Once you have downloaded the issues, tell us what you think of the videos, podcasts, and other special features by emailing

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