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Epilepsy (INACTIVE)

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  • Deputy Involved in Deadly Starbucks Crash Suffered Epileptic Seizure

    Deputy Involved in Deadly Starbucks Crash Suffered Epileptic Seizure
    FILLMORE, Calif (KTLA) -- An off-duty L.A. County sheriff's deputy who crashed into a coffee shop, killing a former Marine, suffered a series of epileptic seizures. Michael Cedarland, 31, suffered two seizures before and after his car crashed into a...
  • CeCe Bear Comforts Epilepsy Patients

    CeCe Bear Comforts Epilepsy Patients
    Turning grief into good. A local family who suffered a devastating loss recovers by bringing comfort to others. Reese Cunningham: "Band-aids! I really love Band-aids!" They provide lots of comfort -- just ask any child. But for four-year-old Reese...
  • What it looks like inside a migraine

    It can be hard to explain how your world looks to someone whose reality is very different. That's especially true for people with epilepsy and aura-filled migraines. Increasingly, instead of struggling to explain with words, people with these illnesses...
  • City Lights: Pitch comes from his inspiration

    City Lights: Pitch comes from his inspiration
    It's the spot where Sandy Koufax, Don Drysdale, Hideo Nomo and other legendary pitchers faced down batters over the last 50 years. Next week, Dodger Stadium will play host to a tough hurler of a different kind. Dan Kanne, a Huntington Beach resident and...
  • Doctor accused of poor work makes deal with Michigan

    WEST BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A Detroit-area doctor accused of misdiagnosing epilepsy in hundreds of children has agreed to pay a $10,000 penalty and have his future work reviewed by another doctor. Dr. Yasser Awaad signed the agreement...
  • Couple killed in Oak Lawn murder-suicide

    Couple killed in Oak Lawn murder-suicide
    A man and woman were pronounced dead today in what investigators suspect was a murder-suicide in South Suburban Oak Lawn home this morning, police said. Police were called to the home on the 9400 block of South Tulley Avenue at about 8:30 a.m. after...
  • Most epilepsy surgery candidates don't opt for it

    Most epilepsy surgery candidates don't opt for it
    Living with epilepsy can be arduous if symptoms aren't well-controlled. For some people, that means medication. For others, it may mean surgery. But despite a recent study showing that epilepsy surgery can be highly effective in the long term, just a...
  • Diet may be as effective as surgery for many epileptic patients

    Anne Stein's excellent article on epilepsy surgery ("Most epilepsy surgery candidates don't opt for it," Feb. 16) omits several crucial facts. Candidates for epilepsy surgery not only must have seizures refractory to two appropriately used medications but...
  • Injection easier than IV in treating deadly epileptic seizures, study shows

    Injection easier than IV in treating deadly epileptic seizures, study shows
    Megan Elphage lives in fear of another big epileptic seizure. The 22-year-old Glen Burnie woman had her first seizure when she was 13. Even though medications largely keep her epilepsy under control, the prospect of seizures means she can't drive,...
  • Man recalls little of crash fatal to mother

    The man whose 72-year-old mother was left behind in a crumpled car towed to a police impound lot said Wednesday that he remembers little about the car crash that killed her and put him in a hospital intensive care unit. From his hospital bed, Steven...
  • Deep brain stimulation reduces epileptic seizures, study finds

     
    Electrodes implanted deep in the brain where they provide a minute electrical charge can sharply reduce the incidence of seizures in epileptics who cannot bring their seizures under control with drugs, Stanford researchers reported Wednesday. The...