October/November 2017 - Volume 13 - Issue 5 - Contributor Index

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Bolster, Mary

Epilepsy Evolution: As researchers focus on finding the causes of epilepsy, they are uncovering clues that point to better treatments to control or prevent seizures.

Bronson, Barbara; Bolster, Mary

Neurology Now. 13(5):50-53, October/November 2017.

Researchers hope that finding the causes of epilepsy will lead to better control or prevention of seizures.

MS Manual: A diagnosis of multiple sclerosis sent Vincent Spoto, 58, into a brief tailspin. Then he rallied and wrote a book to help others stay positive.

Bolster, Mary

Neurology Now. 13(5):54, October/November 2017.

Writing a book about his journey with multiple sclerosis helps Vincent Spoto stay positive.

Epilepsy Evolution: As researchers focus on finding the causes of epilepsy, they are uncovering clues that point to better treatments to control or prevent seizures.

Bronson, Barbara; Bolster, Mary

Neurology Now. 13(5):50-53, October/November 2017.

Researchers hope that finding the causes of epilepsy will lead to better control or prevention of seizures.

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Cornell, Amy L.

Letting Go: After managing her son's epilepsy for 12 years, the author finds it hard to give him his independence.

Cornell, Amy L.

Neurology Now. 13(5):56, October/November 2017.

After managing her son's epilepsy for so many years, one mother finds it hard to let go.

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Ellin, Abby

Unforgettable: B. Smith was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's disease three years ago. Since then, she and her husband, Dan Gasby, have educated others about how the...

Ellin, Abby

Neurology Now. 13(5):24-27, October/November 2017.

B. Smith was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's disease at age 62. Since then, she and her husband have educated others about the impact the disease has on women and minorities.

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Gladstone, Kate
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Joseph, Greg
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Kritz, Fran

Juggling on the Hill: Stacy Barton is chief of staff to a congressman. She also has multiple sclerosis and a daughter who is autistic. She says doing right by Chabot's...

Kritz, Fran

Neurology Now. 13(5):8-9, October/November 2017.

This Way In: A congressman's chief of staff explains how her highpowered job affects her ability to manage multiple sclerosis.

Transitions: Moving from pediatric care to adult care can be tricky. Here are eight questions to ask your doctor to facilitate the process.

Kritz, Fran

Neurology Now. 13(5):10-11, October/November 2017.

Ask Your Doctor: Your doctor can help ease the transition from pediatric to adult care.

Parkinson's on the ROPES: Exercise programs incorporating boxing skills may help manage symptoms of Parkinson's disease. Here's how they work.

Laliberte, Richard

Neurology Now. 13(5):38-41, October/November 2017.

Exercise programs that incorporate boxing skills may help alleviate symptoms of Parkinson's disease.

Backup Plans: Sometimes family caregivers die before their patients. Here's how to prepare for the worst-case scenario.

Pompilio, Natalie

Neurology Now. 13(5):20-23, October/November 2017.

Sometimes family caregivers die before their patients. Learn how to prepare for the worst-case scenario.

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Rulka, Kathleen
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Shaw, Gina

Stimulating the Brain: Researchers are studying the use of deep brain stimulation to treat Alzheimer's disease, stroke, and depression, among other disorders. Here's a look at the ...

Shaw, Gina

Neurology Now. 13(5):42-45, October/November 2017.

Researchers are testing deep brain stimulation for disorders other than tremor and Parkinson's disease.

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Wolek, Ted