Saint Valentine
Wed, 02/11/2015
The celebration in honor of the patron saint of lovers, St. Valentine, takes on greater meaning when you consider he is also the patron saint of epilepsy—a common neurological condition that causes seizures and affects nearly 3 million...
Lantern of Hope
Tue, 02/10/2015
David and Jane’s Story Jane and David stood immobilized at the Grave long after all the guests had driven away, back to their everyday lives. The gentle breezes circled around the young mother and father, but they spoke not a word, clinging to...
International Epilepsy Day
Mon, 02/09/2015
The Epilepsy Foundation is proud to join the epilepsy community in recognizing Monday, February 9, 2015, as International Epilepsy Day. Organized by the International Bureau for Epilepsy (IBE) and the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE),...
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...