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Epilepsy and Education…Coming Out Of The Shadows

Originally posted on Epilepsy Talk:
It starts in the playground.  A kid has a seizure and everybody freaks out.  Nobody knows what to do. Maybe not even the school nurse.  Even though epilepsy first aid is a cinch. It’s frightening…

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Updated — 40+ Different Kinds of Seizures

Originally posted on Epilepsy Talk:
When I was first diagnosed with epilepsy, there were two kinds of epilepsy. Grand Mal and Petit Mal. (Can you guess how old I am?) Now, things are much more different and difficult. No more cut and…

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USA TODAY: Alcoholism: My ‘bottom’ was being drunk on TV http://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2018/11/16/alcoholism-deaths-liver-cirrhosis-stigma-opioid-addiction-column/1873741002/

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Celebrities Supporting Epilepsy

Originally posted on Epilepsy Talk:
There are some people who don’t turn a deaf ear to what everyone else doesn’t want to hear. The phobic fear of epilepsy. For example, Greg Grunberg is a true “Hero.” Not just as a TV star…

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A turn-of-the-century trial, the focus of a new book, took aim at the Victorian double standard

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Epilepsy and Memory…

Originally posted on Epilepsy Talk:
To say that lack of memory is a major worry for those of us with epilepsy is hardly a surprise. In fact, it’s the number one concern. Simply put, memory is our brain’s ability to…

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