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October 11th is the International Day of the Girl – Issues for Girls with Epilepsy
The International Day of the Girl, held annually on October 11th of every year, is a day that raises awareness of gender inequality and aims to support more opportunities for girls in communities around the…
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October 10th is World Mental Health Day – A Focus on Epilepsy Support Groups
World Mental Health Day, held annually on October 10th of every year, aims to raise awareness of mental health issues around the world to support better mental health for all. The BC Epilepsy Society is…
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SUDEP Action Day is October 23rd!
SUDEP Action Day, held annually on October 23rd of every year, is a day that brings much-needed attention to the dire medical issue of Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP). Epilepsy is associated with risks,…
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What Is Autoimmune Epilepsy?
About 30% of people with epilepsy have refractory epilepsy, meaning that their seizures are not completely controlled by medications or by other treatments. A research study has found that some people who have refractory epilepsy…
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September 10th is World Suicide Prevention Day – The Effect of Epilepsy on Mental Health and Well-Being
World Suicide Prevention Day, held on September 10th of every year, is a day that aims to take the necessary steps to prevent the risk of suicide around the world. It has been found that…
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Back to School with Epilepsy
Back to school season is nearly upon us and the prospect of getting school supplies, meeting up with friends – both old and new – and starting classes makes going back to school or starting…
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