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Music and Epilepsy
New study results from researchers at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center suggest that listening to music may help to reduce the risk of seizures in people with epilepsy. The researchers took electroencephalogram (EEG) recordings of…
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Tips for a Seizure Smart Summer
With summer quickly coming upon us, it is important to consider some seasonal health and safety issues that people with epilepsy may have. For this months blog post we are revisitng a popular article that…
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Seizure Detecting Devices
Seizures can happen anytime and anywhere. This can result in anxiety and fear for individuals with epilepsy and their caregivers. Often a big concern from caregivers of people with epilepsy is not knowing when a…
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Epilepsy Awareness Action!
March is an important month for epilepsy. March is Epilepsy Awareness Month in Canada and March 26th is Purple Day (this is an international day for epilepsy awareness). Click here for background information about Purple Day. In celebration of…
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What does Valentine's Day and Epilepsy Have in Common?
As well as being the patron saint of love, St. Valentine was also the patron saint of epilepsy. In ancient times, patron saints were of great significance in the treatment of severe and chronic illnesses,…
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The Top Five Developments in Epilepsy for 2014
As we look back throughout 2014, we see that this year had many important medical developments related to epilepsy.  This included a new clinical definition of epilepsy being adopted by an international epilepsy organization, a…
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