American Academy of Neurology

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Medical Organizations Warn Of Widespread Addiction To Opioids

The American Academy of Neurology warns that the risk of using opioids for headache, back pain and other chronic pain is not worth the risk.

10/07/2014

(Dr. Barbara Koppel and Dr. Gary Gronseth, seated, at a session of the American Academy of Neurology meeting in Philadelphia.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Medical Marijuana Inconclusive, Neurologists’ Meeting in Philadelphia is Told

“The problem is, we don’t know it works for most neurologic conditions,” Dr. Gary Gronseth says.

04/28/2014

Human brains are in the spotlight at the American Academy of Neurology conference. (Credit: John McDevitt)

Philadelphia Hosts World’s Largest Gathering Of Neurologists

The world’s largest gathering of neurologists is taking place in Philadelphia over the next seven days. A free brain health fair was held for the public on Saturday in conjunction with the conference.

04/26/2014

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Speaking Different Languages May Ward Off Dementia

Now, according to a new report, there may be an unexpected source of protection against memory loss — speaking multiple languages.

03/02/2011

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