November/December 2007 - Volume 3 - Issue 6
pp: 7-48
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Cheryl Hines

Cheryl's Enthusiasm

CHILDERS, LINDA

Neurology Now . 3(6):14-16,19, November/December 2007.

You might know Cheryl Hines as Larry David's exasperated wife on the HBo sitcom, Curb Your Enthusiasm, or from her comedic roles in movies such as RV and Waitress. But she is also a passionate advocate for people with cerebral palsy (CP). In this exclusive interview, she talks about her nephew michael (who has CP), her work raising awareness, and why you shouldn't underestimate her at the poker table.

Mind/Body Medicine

Mindful Of Pain

HAUPT, JENNIFER

Neurology Now . 3(6):20-23,27, November/December 2007.

In the fourth installment of our series on “Innovative Therapies,” we explore the ancient exercises of yoga and tai chi. Emerging evidence—and the experience of practitioners—suggest that these forms of meditation-in-motion can help you harness the mind-body connection to ease the pain of multiple sclerosis, peripheral neuropathy, and other conditions.

Caregiving

Avoiding Caregiver Burnout

OLSEN, PAT

Neurology Now . 3(6):28,31-32, November/December 2007.

Caregiving is equal opportunity employment, if also a labor of love. And if you aren't careful, it can burn you out. Here's how not to lose your wits when cooking, cleaning, driving to doctors, paying bills, putting pills in little boxes, and taking care of someone you love.