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Damn It, Basal Ganglia by Radiolab

Challenge case! Listen to this 12 minute Radiolab podcast and see whether and how fast you can make the diagnosis. The picture below provides a clue. The next paragraph has the answer, so don’t read it until you’re ready.

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Robin Williams’s Lewy Body Disease

Robin Williams, who committed suicide in 2014, turned out to have Lewy Body Disease. His widow has written a poignant and informative essay on their struggles with the disease in the current Green Journal. I think these kinds of accounts … Continue reading

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