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Albany Med to Offer Free Seminar on Tourette Syndrome
   April 3, 2006


ALBANY, N.Y., April 3, 2006—A free seminar on Tourette Syndrome will take place at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 5 at the Albany Medical Center’s Huyck Auditorium. Donald Higgins, M.D., associate professor in the Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center at the Neurosciences Institute at Albany Med, and Virginia Khoury, M.D., director of psychiatry and behavioral health at the Center for Disability Services, will discuss treatment options, coping strategies for siblings and parents, and current clinical trials.


Tourette Syndrome is a neurological disorder that affects one in every 2000 children between the ages of two and 21 and is often associated with such learning disabilities such as Attention Deficit Disorder and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. 


To make a reservation, call 1-877-262-7797. Parking is free.

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