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Tue, 06/20/2017
Health care continues to be in the headlines, and while the debate has been terribly partisan, it is important to remember what is at stake – the availability of quality and comprehensive health care for millions of Americans. Prior to and even...
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Tue, 06/20/2017
This post is the first in a series following one family’s journey in seizure treatment and care. Lilly’s Journey Begins When our daughter Lilly was not quite 4-months old, we woke to find her in her crib, eyes glazed over, ashen, and not moving....
Hallway Conversations
Tue, 06/13/2017
In this episode of Hallway Conversations, Epilepsy.com Editor-In-Chief Dr. Joseph Sirven interviews Dr. Nicolas Gaspard, critical care neurologist in Brussels, Belgium, about new onset refractory status epilepticus (NORSE). They talk about Dr....
SUDEP Challenge
Tue, 06/13/2017
Each year, more than 1 out of 1,000 people with epilepsy die from sudden unexpected death in epilepsy, known as SUDEP. If seizures are not controlled, the risk increases to 1 out of 150. One way the Epilepsy Foundation SUDEP Institute is trying to...
Emergency Plan
Tue, 06/13/2017
Rescue Medications: Past & Present Prior to 1997, there was no way for non-medical personnel such as caregivers to provide rescue therapy for their loved ones. The only rescue therapy available had to be done intravenously at the hospital. When...

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