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On a recent rainy, seemingly uneventful Wednesday afternoon, my friend started screaming. This was unlike any scream I had ever heard, and for good reason: She thought her 10-month-old baby, Declan, was dying. I turned to Declan and instantly thought...
WGN NewsA healthy gift this holiday season. While crowds packed the stores on black Friday and others shopped online -- some chose to give a miracle. It's a new campaign aimed at offering a chance to fulfill holiday wishes with a gift from the heart. Let your...
Tags: Charity, Hospitals and Clinics, Seizures
Meredith French squeezes her eyes shut and shakes her head when she wants an oncoming seizure to go away. "It doesn't work, though," she said. The 9-year-old has temporal lobe epilepsy. She wants to raise awareness about the disorder, which does not...
As often as 40 times a day, “Stephen L.” has a sense that everything he is doing, he has done before. Once, to disrupt the constant drag of this déjà vu, he lurched into a wild dance in front of a washroom mirror. That was something he was...
Once thought safe with an Election Day victory, David Axelrod's mustache has been moved back to the tossup column. President Barack Obama's senior strategist said Thursday that he would shave his mustache on live television if he can raise $1 million for...
FrameworkJayden David, 5, suffers from a rare form of epilepsy called Dravet syndrome. Jayden takes a form of medical marijuana that is not psychoactive, so the sweet-tasting infusion he receives four times a day doesn't make him high....
Epilepsy affects many Hoosier children–but new treatments are helping kids live life to the fullest. Paige Anderson looks like a normal 9-year-old girl. However, that was far from the case three years ago, when she suffered her first seizure....
Tags: Pharmaceuticals, Chemical Industry
Welcome to our tri-county listing of special needs resources. We do our best to include every organization, but sometimes things fall through the cracks. If you know of an organization you feel should be included, send the information to Editor Kyara...
KTLA NewsSunday @ 5pm Spooky Reptilian Masquerade Fundraiser The Reptile Zoo 18818 Brookhurst Street Fountain Valley (714) 964-3525 www.TheReptileZoo.com Where's your costume? You're going to need it for the Spooky Reptilian Masquerade at The Reptile Zoo in...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A drug approved to prevent seizures may also help obese people lose a few pounds when it's added to therapy and nutritional guidance, a new small trial suggests. But people who took zonisamide also reported more side effects,...
MODESTO —Topamax. Depakote. Phenobarbital. The list goes on. Before Jayden David turned 5, he had tried a dozen powerful medications to tame a rare form of epilepsy. The side effects were devastating. There were grand mal seizures that lasted...
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