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...
Veterans and Epilepsy
Tue, 03/07/2017
The VA Epilepsy Centers of Excellence (ECoE) has released the seventh video in its “Veterans and Epilepsy: Basic Training” series. This new video focuses on psychogenic non-epileptic seizures (PNES). Also called nonepileptic events, nonepilepsy...
Epiilepsy Foundation of Arizona Gala.jpg
Tue, 03/07/2017
Arizona Foothills Magazine recently awarded the Epilepsy Foundation Arizona's 2016 Epilepsy Gala with its "Best Annual Gala" honor for the magazine’s “Best of Our Valley” competition. The black and purple, 1950s style event received over 50% of the...
Celebrate Black History Month
Tue, 02/28/2017
The following is an account by Gail Valentine of the Twenty-20s Epilepsy Awareness Group for Black History Month. “Life’s challenges are not supposed to paralyze you; they’re supposed to help you discover who you are,” Bernice Johnson Reagon Growing...
Facebook Live on HH
Tue, 02/28/2017
Join the Epilepsy Foundation and Hope for Hypothalamic Hamartomas on March 6 at 8:00 p.m. ET for a special Facebook Live, "When Laughing or Crying is a Seizure." Did you know that some seizures consist of sudden laughing or crying that the person...

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