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Stress is behind some seizures rather than the neurological disorder epilepsy, researchers at Johns Hopkins have determined. A team of doctors and psychologists evaluated patients admitted to Hopkins’ inpatient epilepsy monitoring unit for...
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...
Tribune reportersA 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...
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...
Tags: Trials, Health, Politics, Freedom of the Press, Trials
Daily American ReporterThis was supposed to be a special year for Johnstown native Jessica Ambroe. The former Ferndale Area High School student would have been in her senior year and planning for college. She would have learned to drive and danced at proms. However, in 2009,...
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WGN NewsTurning 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...
Tags: Health, Bear (animal), Seizures, Hospitals and Clinics
HealthThe Epilepsy Foundation Eastern Pennsylvania will host a half day educational conference Saturday, April 28 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Kaysch Family Pavilion, located on the campus of Lehigh Valley Hospital—Cedar Crest....
The 33 NewsThere'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,...
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...
WGN-TV NewsIt’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...
LOS ANGELES TIMESThe 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...
Two students at Ferndale Area High School used their love of hockey to raise money for Chelsea’s Hope, a nonprofit organization founded to raise awareness about Lafora’s disease, a fatal form of epilepsy. With the help of their faculty...
Tags: High Schools, Health, North Carolina, Schools, Education
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