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Healthy Brain Features
Bravo's Top Chef Cooks for a Cure
Chef Jen Carroll turns up the heat on brain disease awareness on "Top Chef Duels." The chef with the most votes will win $5,000 for charity. Act now—your vote is the ingredient needed to fund more research. Voting ends September 24.
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Hitting the Books
Best-selling author Esmeralda Santiago is a master storyteller. But her own story seems like a fairy tale gone wrong when she suddenly loses her ability to read. "Hitting the Books" chronicles Santiago's stroke and inspiring recovery.
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Once Bitten: How West Nile Invades the Brain
Scientists are working to better understand exactly how West Nile virus attacks the brain—and how to treat it. Read more.

Back-to-School Quick Tips
Advice for children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Read more.

It Takes a Team
A play book for caregivers to coordinate your care team for your loved one and yourself. Read more.

Success Stories
BACKBONES
How one patient-advocacy organization is "Reinventing the Wheel" for people with spinal cord injury. Read more.

Life Is Happening Now
While scientists look for cures this teen is determined to do what he loves. Read more.

Neurology in the News

National Institute of Health Plans $4.5 Billion Effort to Map Brain Connections and Neurochemical Processes.
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How a CNS Infection was Diagnosed in 48 Hours by a Past American Brain Foundation Awardee.
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Neurology Now for the iPad®
Read your favorite articles on your iPad. Neurology Now's dynamic free app utilizes the best in digital technology to offer a print-like reading experience plus article-sharing features, multi-media links and more.
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Ask a Neurologist

Q. What are the primary causes of epileptic seizures?
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Q. How does stress affect the brain and can stress provoke seizures?
A. Read more.

Have a question related to Dementia? A chance to submit your question about dementia to a leading neuroscience professional from the American Academy of Neurology.
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Brain Disease Awareness
This September and October, the American Brain Foundation promotes public awareness for the following:

AtaxiaAttention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease

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