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Often times, the wrongful death of a loved one leaves the grieving family with more than just a gaping hole in their lives—it can also serve as a catalyst for public awareness and education efforts. In the case of Danielle Gruskowski, her...
Parents of children with epilepsy describe many challenges that confront their children within the school system. In our experience, school personnel may have a basic understanding of seizures and related safety concerns, but are less well informed...
Washington, DC-The room overflowed with physicians and others interested in the possibility of finding new epilepsy treatments from plants at the first special interest group meeting on herbs and botanicals. Steven Schachter, MD?, Professor of...
Some moments change our lives forever. For Chanda Gunn, USA Olympic Women’s Ice Hockey goaltender, of Huntington Beach, California, that moment came at the tender age of 9 when her battle with epilepsy forced her out of the ocean where she swam and...
Status epilepticus (SE) is a medical emergency that requires rapid and aggressive treatment to prevent neuronal damage, systemic complications and death. When the seizures associated with SE do not respond to initial drug therapy; thus becoming what...

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