Mother and infant
Tue, 01/17/2017
Children of women with epilepsy have an increased risk of developing epilepsy themselves due to genetic factors. This risk is small (less than 5% of children) but is greater than the risk for children of a mother who does not have epilepsy (less...
Wed, 01/11/2017
For many living with epilepsy, the occurrence of breakthrough seizures is an ongoing concern. Although this concern may never go away completely, below are several tips for people living with epilepsy and caregivers on how to prevent seizures and...
Legal Case
Wed, 01/11/2017
The City of New York and New York Police Department (NYPD) resolved a disability discrimination case involving a job applicant with a history of epilepsy in December 2016.    Background Jonathan Pesce passed a competitive service exam for a police...
Chat About
Mon, 01/09/2017
Join Chat About... Seizure Medicines Wednesday, January 11, 2017, 8:00 p.m. EST Taking medications is the main way of controlling seizures for most people with epilepsy. Yet it can be challenging to find the right medicine, learn how to take it...
Veterans and Epilepsy
Mon, 01/09/2017
The VA Epilepsy Centers of Excellence (ECoE) has released the sixth video in its “Veterans and Epilepsy: Basic Training” series. This new video introduces epilepsy and the VA ECoE. These specialty care centers are located at 16 sites across the VA...

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