| Jun 21, 2011
| 8:26 PM
While talking Tuesday night about the tragic loss of his first wife and daughter, Vice President Joe Biden assured supporters of Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy that a cure is possible.
“I can only image what it’s like to stare at...
| Aug 27, 2011
| 6:39 AM
It’s the end to another very long day. We started early, but we saw so much I don’t even know where to start. From the collapsed hospital with the child clinic or the repaired well with dozens of children who had never seen a camera before...
| Aug 28, 2011
| 11:07 PM
The 2011 MTV Video Music Awards ceremony went without a host or much sense of direction Sunday night at Nokia Theatre, as a heartfelt tribute to singer Amy Winehouse and a career-rehab performance from Chris Brown offered strong moments over the course of...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 1:46 AM
Lew Jenkins, former lightweight boxing champion of the world, had a color TV.
Lew was our neighbor and had a heart of gold, which meant he invited his good friend, my Pop, along with his brood of kids, to watch color television on Saturday evenings.
| Oct 26, 2011
| 1:48 PM
It's one of the least understood medical conditions - even though one in three people knows someone who has epilepsy.
According to the Epilepsy Foundation, nearly three million people have epilepsy in the United States, alone. As the foundation kicks off...
| Nov 6, 2011
| 5:31 AM
November is Epilepsy Awareness Month.
The Epilepsy Foundation invites Southwestern Virginia to participate in the 1st Annual Lynchburg Epilepsy Awareness walk on Sunday, November 13th at Lynchburg College.
The Epilepsy Awareness Stroll will benefit...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 6:14 PM
Author Jennifer Arnold couldn't say it all in her first book, "Through a Dog's Eyes," so she wrote a second book, "In a Dog's Heart" (Spiegel and Grau, New York, NY, 2011; $25). In the new book, she focuses a lot on the connection we can develop with...
| Nov 28, 2011
There's no denying Breaking Dawn - Part 1 is a success. It's currently the No. 1 movie in America, and has grossed $489 million worldwide since debuting on Nov. 18. While controversy had surrounded the graphic nature of the birth scene in Breaking Dawn,...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 1:48 PM
Shaking, sweating and swooning are par for the course among the passionate young fans of the "Twilight" series. But reports that a scene in "Breaking Dawn" has been sparking seizures in theaters nationwide has epilepsy experts on the alert and parents...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 11:45 AM
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...
| May 23, 2011
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...