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Epilepsy Association “Giving Tuesday”

Epilepsy Association “Giving Tuesday”

Today is "Giving Tuesday" an international day of giving to charities and nonprofits. Established in 2012 in New York City, Giving Tuesday has become a global movement of generosity. Giving Tuesday is a day about community. It unites people of all backgrounds from...

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Epilepsy Affects Millions of People

Epilepsy Affects Millions of People

November Is National Epilepsy Awareness Month Epilepsy is a neurological disorder that makes people more susceptible to seizures. A seizure happens when brain cells misfire, causing abnormal electrical activity in the brain. People with epilepsy may have just one...

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Advice on How to Get Rid of Anxiety in Your Life

Advice on How to Get Rid of Anxiety in Your Life

You might feel uncomfortable if you or a loved one is having an epileptic seizure. Epileptic seizures cause serious neurological damage because they interfere with the brain’s intricate chemical processes. In a small percentage of otherwise healthy individuals,...

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The value of epilepsy specialty nurses: Taking action

The value of epilepsy specialty nurses: Taking action

Newswise — Epilepsy specialty nurses (ESNs) play crucial roles in epilepsy care; they’ve been called the glue that holds together the social, clinical, educational, and emotional dimensions that people with epilepsy must navigate. The breadth, depth, and impact of ESN...

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Lucy Winn of Whixley wins Yorkshire Young Achievers Award

Lucy Winn of Whixley wins Yorkshire Young Achievers Award

A YOUNG woman who has overcome facial paralysis and epileptic seizures to launch her own successful clothing business has won a Yorkshire Young Achievers Award Lucy Winn, of Whixley, between York and Knaresborough, woke up one morning when she was 15 to find the...

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