Wed, 05/11/2016
Having a seizure in public is a fear for so many people who live with epilepsy. It’s also a fear for family and friends. How should it be handled? Would a person feel embarrassed or scared? What will other people think? These are questions we...
Wed, 05/11/2016
The possibility of side effects or allergic reactions to seizure medications are a major concern for people with epilepsy. Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania are conducting a study to understand if there is a genetic link between the use...
Dr. Jack Pellock with Phil and Jill Gattone
Tue, 05/10/2016
The Epilepsy Foundation is greatly saddened to hear that Dr. John (Jack) Pellock passed away on May 6, 2016, surrounded by his family after a courageous battle with cancer. Jack was part of the Epilepsy Foundation’s family for many years....
Lili following a seizure
Thu, 05/05/2016
“SEIZED: Inside the Mystery of Epilepsy” began airing on PBS this month. A production of Partisan Pictures and presented on PBS by Twin Cities PBS/Minneapolis-St. Paul, this hour-long documentary follows the personal struggles of four individuals...
Thu, 05/05/2016
As more and more children on ketogenic diets for epilepsy turn 18, they need a way to safely transition to an adult neurology clinic with diet supervision. Recognizing this need, registered dietitian Bobbie Henry and I collaborated with Dr. Eric...

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