Mon, 02/13/2017
Before 1980, sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP) was rarely reported. Then researchers began highlighting its importance. Over the next decade, medical interest in SUDEP increased steadily. However, it took the advocacy of dedicated family...
Epilepsy Foundation of Oklahoma
Mon, 02/13/2017
The Epilepsy Foundation of Oklahoma is hosting a webinar series to help people in Oklahoma take a pro-active role in managing seizures and epilepsy. Join us on February 20, 2017, from 6 to 7 p.m. CST to watch, listen and ask questions! Topic:...
Rare Disease Day 2017
Tue, 02/07/2017
Epilepsy is a group of conditions with a wide range of seizure types, causes, and associated symptoms. Viewed across the entire spectrum, epilepsy is not rare: It is more common than autism, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, and cerebral...
Chelsea Gerber
Mon, 02/06/2017
About the author: Kim Rice MD, a member of the Board of Directors of Chelsea’s Hope and the parent of a child with Lafora disease, provides an update on research towards a cure for this severe form of epilepsy. Chelsea’s Hope is a member of the Rare...
Celebrate Black History Month
Mon, 02/06/2017
The following is an account by Paul Cato of Washington, D.C., a member of the Twenty-20s Epilepsy Awareness Group, for Black History Month.  Turning to Books When I was first diagnosed with epilepsy, I couldn’t quite understand what role it would...

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