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My 9-year-old daughter has Aicardi syndrome, a rare genetic disorder that causes extremely hard-to-control seizures, debilitation, disability and early mortality. She began having seizures at three months of age, and since that time has had multiple...
The Food and Drug Administration is warning physicians that women who suffer migraine headaches and are pregnant or may become pregnant should not use the drugs valproate or valproic acid to prevent the severe headaches, in light of new evidence showing...
While marijuana use is still illegal under federal law, the general direction of state laws regarding marijuana is clearly moving in the direction of leniency. Two states in November, Colorado and Washington, legalized it for recreational purposes....
In the sort of appearance destined to fan speculation about her presidential aspirations in 2016, Hillary Rodham Clinton will speak in Beverly Hills next week at a gala hosted by the Pacific Council on International Policy. The nonpartisan group,...
Pregnant women who took the anti-seizure drug valproate during pregnancy increased the odds that their baby would have autism, and were roughly twice as likely to give birth to a child who would go on to be diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder,...
Restaurants Burger joint opens in Boca Raton's University Commons shopping center Boca Raton city officials and executives held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Monday for the grand opening of Shake Shack, which bills itself as the modern day "roadside" burger...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women who take the epilepsy drug valproate during pregnancy are three times more likely to have a child with an autism spectrum disorder, suggests new research based on close to 700,000 babies born in Denmark. Previous studies...
Baptist Health South Florida violated federal law by denying the reasonable scheduling request of a recently hired physician with epilepsy, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said in a lawsuit filed Monday in Miami. According to the lawsuit,...
StatewideOn June 8 local volunteers and supporters will be gathering to join a community walkathon called Step Forward to Cure Tuberous Sclerosis Complex . The event takes place at Rotary Pavilion at Sand Hill/Nevers Park in South Windsor, rain or shine, with...
It’s easy to feel alone in a situation. There are many different trials that people undergo throughout life, and that is what the support groups at Asbury Church are there for. Asbury Church offers various support groups including parenting...
WDBJ7 Multimedia JournalistPurple Day is an international grassroots effort dedicated to increasing awareness about epilepsy worldwide. On March 26th annually, people in countries around the world are invited to wear purple and host events in support of epilepsy awareness. Last...
JeromeEpilepsy. What is the first word you think of? Most people imagine someone foaming at the mouth, falling on the floor, and shaking all over. A full on seizure. However, that is not quite true. In many cases, epilepsy is an invisible illness that goes...
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