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BY ED SCHARF It’s hard to believe that November is upon us. Thanksgiving is in sight, family gatherings are back, and holiday shopping has ... continue reading

Back to School

BY LISA GALLIPOLI, Epilepsy Alliance AmericaIs your social media feed filled with “Back to School” photos this week? It’s an exciting time of year ... continue reading

A Mother’s Story

By MARY FISCHER Our son, Peter, had a seizure when he was 9 years old – a shock to his family as we witnessed, ... continue reading

Josh Provides: A truly special community

By Vanessa Jones I have been involved in the medical industry since 1996. While technologies are improving in a number of specialties, epilepsy in ... continue reading

Compassion Came to Me:

By Traci Smullen To live with and love a person who suffers from epilepsy and seizures is to learn about the disease in a, ... continue reading

A legacy of help and hope for others

By Sandi Chapnick As parents, when we faced the diagnosis of epilepsy for our son, Josh, we didn’t know where to turn. My husband, Bruce, ... continue reading

Learning to live with epilepsy

For the first 16 years of my life, I had high fevers up to 106 degrees, but never had febrile seizures (fever-induced seizures). The ... continue reading

Purple Day Raises Awareness About Epilepsy

March 26th is Epilepsy Awareness Day, or, “Purple Day,” a day set aside to recognize the challenges faced by those burdened with epilepsy and ... continue reading