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seizures

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A merry little holiday party

Kids take a break from hospital rooms and medical appointments to play, meet Santa and choose gifts.

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

Merritt’s mystery

Merritt Smith experienced seizures and missed developmental milestones. Genetic testing revealed the cause—a missing chunk of a chromosome.

Patient Story

‘Divining moments’

Cindy Burt is battling aggressive brain cancer. With a keyboard at her side and a song in her heart, she's beating the odds.

FDA OKs first drug containing marijuana-derived ingredient

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

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.

Patient Story

‘We stand together fighting epilepsy’

Skyler Moomey, 15, is battling convulsive seizures. And winning.

Epilepsy: Another potential Zika threat

CDC team says up to half of infants exposed to the virus develop seizures.

Patient Story

‘We’re just continuing to fight it’

Embroiled in a war with mesothelioma, Jim Phillips is armed to the hilt—with tenacity, strength and optimism.

Non-epileptic seizures or epilepsy?

When misdiagnosed, psychogenic seizures can leave a patient feeling hopelessly frustrated.

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