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epilepsy

Patient Story

‘Her whole face lit up’

Virtual visits prepare kids and their families for tests and procedures from the comfort of home.

Patient Story

‘Let’s do this’

Medication failed to control an upbeat 6-year-old’s seizures. A rare brain surgery restored her health, allowing her to flourish.

Patient Story

‘He was such a giver’

In the wake of the pandemic, the Renucci Hospitality House provides a gathering place for a family to say goodbye to a loving father.

The brain: Amazingly resilient

Patients recovered most of their function after pediatric epilepsy surgery, which entailed removal or severing up to half the brain.

Patient Story

Room to roam, space to play

With wireless technology, an epilepsy monitoring unit gives a girl more freedom to play and move about during her hospital stay.

Patient Story

Haylie’s mystery, solved

The Schneider family faced profound questions about their daughter’s developmental differences. Advances in genetic testing finally revealed answers.

Patient Story

He’s ‘just doing amazing’

Under a neurologist’s watchful eye, the ketogenic diet puts food in the role of medicine for a preschooler with epilepsy.

Patient Story

‘A lot of candles on our cake’

Sixteen-year-old Lizzie planned to take part in Project Night Lights—just not as a patient.

FDA OKs first drug containing marijuana-derived ingredient

Medication will be used to treat two severe forms of epilepsy.

Patient Story

‘It changed my whole world’

After suffering years of debilitating seizures, a mother finds hope in a team of doctors and regains life after brain surgery.

Busting epilepsy myths

A doctor sets the record straight on 5 common misconceptions about this neurological condition.

Patient Story

‘I was brave’

Diagnosed with epilepsy two years ago, 6-year-old Maci Nichols now enjoys life free of seizures and medication.