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Tue, 03/21/2017
Parents Seeking Answers Lead the Charge One of the great fears of parents of young children with severe forms of epilepsy is the constant specter of premature death. Support and family groups for severe childhood onset epilepsies, such as those due...
Hospital Room
Mon, 03/20/2017
As any parent could tell you, initiating a child onto the ketogenic diet is not an easy task to undertake. Children are typically admitted for 3 or 4 days, sometimes starting with a fasting period, and their bodies change from burning carbohydrates...
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Tue, 03/14/2017
When people in their sixties, seventies, or eighties experience unusual feelings — lost time, suspended awareness, confusion, seizures — they may think that simply “getting older” is to blame. However, there may be another explanation: they may have...
Tue, 03/14/2017
Are you Black or African American? Have you been diagnosed with epilepsy? Are you 18 years old or older? If you answered yes to these three questions, you might qualify to participate in a 20- to 25-minute epilepsy self-management survey....
Mon, 03/13/2017
Medical marijuana (also called cannabis) has been in the news a lot in the past 2 years. Anecdotal reports of its helpfulness in treating seizures has led to some controlled studies. This research is helping us learn more about its use and safety in...

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