| Dec 14, 2009
| 6:51 PM
| Jun 22, 2010
Co-founder of L.A. County epilepsy group
Betty Ticho, 89, a social worker who co-founded the Los Angeles County Epilepsy Society and served as its executive director for 30 years, died May 29 at Santa Monica Hospital of complications from...
| Jun 17, 2010
In about a dozen states, you can smoke a joint if you have cancer or HIV and meet certain conditions, like having a doctor's note.
In California, you can light up if you have just about anything — headaches, anxiety, epilepsy — and a...
| Jun 2, 2010
Your infant or toddler is sick with a fever, when all of a sudden, they have a seizure. What would you do?
"It's a scary situation for any parent," says Captain John Keizer with the Kent Fire Department.
Febrile seizures occur in children ages six...
| Nov 2, 2010
| 2:25 PM
November 13-The Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago is hosting an educational event for people with epilepsy, their families and caregivers, titled "Fighting Epilepsy in the 21st Century: New Challenges and New Hope." The regional conference will...
| Nov 26, 2010
| 8:00 PM
One in ten of us will have a seizure at some point in our lives, but when you have two or more unprovoked seizure, that's called epilepsy. November is Epilepsy Month, and FOX 4 Medical Reporter Meryl Lin McKean reports that there are things you can do...
| Aug 13, 2010
Although epilepsy is one of the more common neurological conditions in the United States, those who have it and others who are affected by it say it is still largely misunderstood.
"You can have diabetes, heart problems and other conditions and speak...
| Aug 27, 2010
| 7:56 AM
2-1-1 Broward Special Needs Hotline
www.211-broward.org/specialneeds.htm The hotline provides free comprehensive information and referrals to callers, an online resource list for Broward County organizations, 24-hour crisis support and a calendar of...
| Sep 15, 2010
| 3:31 PM
Joy Heaven is back in district court Wednesday for a preliminary hearing to determine if her case will go to trial.
The foster mother is charged with felony murder while committing child abuse, in the death of 5-year-old year Emily Meno in July.
| Sep 7, 2010
| 8:02 AM
September 25-The Dravet Syndrome Foundation's National Walk-A-Thon will be located at Busse Woods/Ned Brown Forest Preserve in Rolling Meadows.
At 9 and a half months Jordan had his first seizure; it lasted 25 minutes. By his second birthday he had...
| Oct 14, 2010
| 9:19 AM
"Lives Like Loaded Guns: Emily Dickinson and Her Family's Feuds"
By Lyndall Gordon Viking, 472 pages, $28
Even though fewer than a dozen of Emily Dickinson’s 1,789 poems were published in her lifetime, her family and friends in Amherst,...