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The high cost of many prescription medicines is a real problem to many people who need to buy them regularly, especially if they don't have insurance coverage. One solution that is often mentioned is buying the medicines in another country where...
A model for understanding the relationship Many people with epilepsy lead happy and fulfilling lives. Nevertheless, formal research has shown higher rates of mental and behavioral disorders (also known as psychopathology) among those with...
Imagine being overwhelmed, utterly without warning, by a strange smell, a sensation of electric shock in an arm or leg, flashes of brilliant light, a dreadful fear, or a powerful sense of déjà vu. Imagine such episodes occurring...
Epilepsy and psychosis: a comparison of societal attitudes. Epilepsia. 1985 Jan-Feb;26(1):1-9. [PMID: 3971944] Awaritefe A, Longe AC, Awaritefe M. A study of a literate population in Nigeria in the 1980s found that witchcraft was the second most-...
"But there is no bodily infirmity, not even leprosy or epilepsy, which cannot be caused by witches…. For we have often found that certain people have been visited with epilepsy or the falling sickness by means of eggs which have been buried...

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