1/2017 - Actor Greg Grunberg Visits The Doctors Show to Share Son's Personal Story with Epilepsy - Greg Grunberg's son Jake began having progressively worse seizures due to epilepsy, he and wife Elizabeth were forced to make a difficult decision. They had to decide if their son should undergo... (More Info) 

11/2016 - Epilepsy Foundation PSA for National Epilepsy Awareness Month - Have a better understanding of what a seizure looks like and know how to perform first aid when someone is having a seizure. #ShareMySeizure (More Info)

11/2016 - Talk About Epilepsy - Hollywood Director J.J. Abrams Encourages Everyone to Understand the Importance of Seizure First Aid and More with the Talk About It Awareness Campaign - www.TalkAboutIt.Org

11/2016 - Who Is Your Epilepsy Hero? - Actor Greg Grunberg Supports #MyEpilepsyHero Online Campaign that Recognizes Important People in the Lives of Those Living with Epilepsy - More Info


1/25/2017- Epilepsy Foundation Applauds Passage of Long-term Funding for Children's Health Insurance (CHIP)

On Monday, January 22, 2018, Congress passed and the President signed a continuing resolution that included a six-year reauthorization for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). The Epilepsy Foundation applauds congressional action on a multi-year reauthorization that reflects longstanding bipartisan support for this critical program.

11/6/2017 - Epilepsy Foundation Champions Need for Increased Public Knoweldge, Timely Diagnosis and Proper Treatment for 3.4 Million People Living with Active Seizures in the United States

For November, National Epilepsy Awareness Month, the Epilepsy Foundation is raising public awareness of epilepsy and educating people with seizures about the importance of self-management and finding the best treatment as soon as possible.

11/1/2017 - 'My Shot at Epilepsy' Challenge to Raise Awareness for Epilepsy Research

Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy (CURE) and the Epilepsy Foundation are joining forces with a power player in the Broadway community this November to raise critically-needed funding for epilepsy more.

7/10/2017 - Number of People with Epilepsy in the United States at All-time High, CDC Reports

There are more people living with epilepsy in the United States than ever before, according to the new Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) more.

7/27/2017 - Green Bay Packers Quarterback Brett Hundley Becomes Athletes vs Epilepsy Quarterback

The Epilepsy Foundation is proud to announce Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Hundley is officially an Athletes vs Epilepsy ambassador...learn more.

6/12/2017 - Shopko Named as Kick-Off Partner for Lemonade for Livy to Support Local Epilepsy Foundation

Epilepsy Foundation’s Lemonade for Livy initiative has named national retail chain, Shopko, its official kick-off partner...learn more.

5/13/207 - Epilepsy Foundation Awards $200,00 at 'Shark Tank' Competition for Innovative Products to Help People Living with Seizures

The Epilepsy Foundation announced the winners of the 2017 Shark Tank competition for innovative ideas in epilepsy and seizure treatment and care...learn more

5/15/2017 - Epilepsy Foundation Indiana Hosting Walk to Raise Awareness and Funds for People Living with Epilepsy

On June 3, 2017, Epilepsy Foundation Indiana will host the 2017 Indiana Walk/Run for more.

4/13/2017 - Epilepsy Foundation anounces the second Live Stream 'Talk About It for Epilepsy!' Presented by Sunovion Event in Partnership with actor Greg Grunberg and CBS Local

On May 6, 2017, the Epilepsy Foundation and actor/philanthropist Greg Grunberg will host “Talk About It for Epilepsy” Presented by Sunovion, the Foundation’s second online, streaming more

3/25/2017 - The National Walk for Epilepsy Brings Thousands of Supporters to the National Mall to Raise Funds and Awareness for the 3 Million Living with Epilepsy

On Saturday, March 25, 2017, the National Walk for Epilepsy gathered over two thousand supporters for their annual 5K walk focused on finding a cure and raising awareness for epilepsy. The event, which is celebrating its 11th anniversary, was held on the Washington Monument more.

9/29/2016 - Epilepsy Foundation Enters a $16 Million Partnership with CDC

Epilepsy Foundation will embark on a five-year cooperative agreement with the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to expand epilepsy education and awareness nationwide. This competitive cooperative agreement is part of CDC’ more.

9/15/2016Epilepsy Launches #AimForZero Campaign Urging People to Raise Awareness of SUDEP

In response to the urgent need to raise awareness of Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP) among people with epilepsy and their caregivers, the Epilepsy Foundation’s SUDEP Institute today issued a special expert consensus report, #AimForZero: Striving Toward a Future Free from Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy. The new report is more

9/13/2016 - Epilepsy Foundation Announces New Online Certification Training for Seizure Management

Epilepsy Foundation announces the launch of their new “Seniors and Seizures” online training program designed to provide better care for the older adult population. The program is fully accredited by the Centers for Disease Control and more.

9/7/2016 - Support Epilepsy Foundation at Your Nearest CrossFit Gym

Athletes vs. Epilepsy announces its first CrossFit charity challenge that will celebrate the one year anniversary of CrossFit Games athlete, Jenny LaBaw’s “Move Mountains” run across the state of Colorado for epilepsy awareness. Anyone can participate at more

8/30/2016 - Epilepsy Foundation Secures Prestigious National Accreditation

Epilepsy Foundation is among a select group of organizations to be accredited by the Alliance of Information and Referral Systems (AIRS), in recognition of the quality of information and referral service it provides to the epilepsy more

8/16/2016 - Epilepsy Community Disappointed DEA Won’t Reschedule Cannabis to Improve Access for Research

The epilepsy community, comprised of 3 million Americans living with epilepsy and seizure disorders, their families and caregivers, as well as the health care providers that care for them and the scientists who are searching for new treatments and a cure, eagerly more

8/10/2016 - Epilepsy Foundation Announces Final $1 Million Challenge to Identify Biomarkers Predicting Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP)

The Epilepsy Foundation SUDEP Institute announced the winners of its third challenge, “Predictive Biomarkers of Epilepsy Seizures.” This was the third of four challenges that will ultimately award nearly $1.2 million in... read more.

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CNN - 5/24/2017 - "Cannabidiol slashes seizures in kids with rare epilepsy, study finds"

Morning Consult - 11/11/2016 - "A Unique Opportunity to Focus on Epilepsy Patients and Innovation"

Epilepsy News Today - 10/17/2016 - "CDC Team Up to Raise Awareness About Epilepsy"

OnPAR - 10/6/2016 - "Leidos Expands OnPAR Membership to Include Epilepsy Foundation"

NewsWise - 9/28/2016 - "World's First Focused Ultrasound Clinical Trial for Epilepsy Begins"

The Daily Caller - 7/29/2016 - "Aussies Will Test Pot on Kids with Drug-Resistant Epilepsy"

Health Day - 7/13/2016 - "Epilepsy May Triple ADHD Risk, Danish Study Finds"

Epoch Times - 7/13/2016 - "Study: For People With Epilepsy, Suicide Rate is 22 Percent Higher"

BuzzFeed - 6/26/2016 - "17 Things Everyone Should Know About Epilepsy"

NewsWatch - 6/10/2016 - "My Seizure Diary"

Newsweek - 5/12/2016 - "We Must Stop Discriminating Against the Seriously Ill"

WTTG Fox 5 DC - 4/16/2016 - LIVE at the 10th Anniversary National Walk for Epilepsy

WJLA ABC News Channel 8 - 3/14/2016 - 10th Anniversary National Walk for Epilepsy

Healthline - 2/2/2016 - "Epilepsy Deaths Have Health Officials Worried"

The Huffington Post - 1/7/2016 - "'Pebble Seizure Detect' is a Brilliant Use for Smartwatches That Could Save Lives"