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seizure

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.

Teens’ latest fad of eating detergent pods brings big dangers

"Pod Challenge" can cause diarrhea and vomiting, chemical burns to the throat and airways, severe breathing problems, seizures and coma.

Busting epilepsy myths

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

Seizure-tracking devices make big strides

The newest wearable technologies are more reliable than seizure diaries — and they can notify caregivers.

Patient Story

‘In our wildest dreams’

Seizure sufferer Justin Shults and his family thought they were out of options—until two doctors showed them a leading-edge solution.

‘Easy to use and tremendously helpful’

A new group of seizure-tracking apps are making the lives of doctors and epilepsy patients better.

‘I don’t want to cheat the game’

Coach Jerry Kill steps down at the University of Minnesota, bringing epilepsy awareness to the forefront.

Could marijuana quell your epileptic seizures?

This last-resort option may help some, but know that not all cannabis is created equal.

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