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SUDEP Institute flags at Walk memorial
Wed, 02/04/2015
Many studies have shown that epilepsy is associated with premature death compared to the general population. This excess mortality is often expressed as a standardized mortality ratio (SMR) – that is, the rate of death among people with epilepsy in...
African-American History Month
Wed, 02/04/2015
Seizures and epilepsy occur in 2.8 million Americans and 65 million people worldwide. In the United States, about 375,000 African Americans at a time and over 20,000 each year are diagnosed with epilepsy.  Some people are at...
CT Scanner
Wed, 01/28/2015
For any person with epilepsy, it is important to have appropriate images of the brain to assist in determining the cause of epilepsy, expected course of epilepsy, and treatment options. Oftentimes, when someone comes to the emergency...
2015 National Walk for Epilepsy
Wed, 01/28/2015
I hope people are thinking about how to join the Epilepsy Foundation National Walk for Epilepsy! On epilepsy.com, we know the power of Community and Connecting. Every day I read how people are giving and getting support, making virtual friends,...
Research
Wed, 01/21/2015
Recently, I interviewed Dr. James Cloyd for Hallway Conversations regarding a new treatment for seizure emergencies. You can find a recording of the interview in the sidebar on this page. Below is a brief summary of the project as reported by...

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