Carol Turkington was a medical writer with a degree in journalism and 25 years of professional experience. She was the author of several books, including Skin Deep, Third Edition; The A to Z of Autism Spectrum Disorders; The A to Z of Breast Cancer and The A to Z of Infectious Diseases all for Facts On File and Checkmark Books. Deborah Mitchell is a freelance writer who specializes in health, nutrition, and medical topics. She has authored coauthored, and ghostwritten more than 40 books as well as scores of articles for both print and electronic media James Galvin, M.D., M.S.C., is assistant professor of neurology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis Missouri.
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