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Epilepsy News Articles (3 results)

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Facing Epilepsy Stigmas

From huffingtonpost.com

Facing epilepsy stigmas head on is the greatest way to rise above the misinformation hovering around like a dark stormy cloud. Terrible myths have been told about what epilepsy is and about people who live with the condition. Myths such as these can take such a toll on those living…

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over 2 years
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Things To Never Do When Someone Tells You They Have Epilepsy

From huffingtonpost.com

I remember the very first time that someone spoke the words, "Everything will be okay!" speaking about my epilepsy. Fire engulfed my stomach. When a family member spoke this to me, I knew they meant well, however, I wanted to curl into a ball and cry until I had no…

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almost 2 years
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Neurologists want the public to take epilepsy more seriously

From washingtonpost.com

It was Easter 2003, and something was wrong with Kimberly Taube. She hadn't contacted her sister, who had been cooking a family dinner and was waiting for Taube to check in. Multiple phone calls to her home bounced to voicemail. Concerned, her sister drove to Taube's apartment and let herself…

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almost 2 years