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  • Generations
    Zac's Lilies, Chapter 15, Selections from the prose and poetry of Alan D. Busch
    Author's Note-My first published poem, Mourning's Reflections, appeared in a slender volume entitled Passing (2005) recounting the funeral of my late son Benjamin who left this world the day before Thanksgiving, 2000.Poetry: Mourning's...
  • Legalize Cannabis for the love of the children
    Legalize Cannabis for the love of the children
    Enough is enough.Within the past week, new medical studies have shown unequivocal evidence that liquefied Cannabis is highly effective in treating epilepsy.Duh, like tell those of us that have epilepsy something we don’t already know.When...
  • Medikidz Epilepsy Walk
    Walking for Epilepsy; the 2015 National Walk for Epilepsy
    Insight from Dr. James W. Wheless one of the nation’s experts on childhood epilepsy and neurologyLast Saturday (April 11) thousands of walkers had gathered in the early morning hours to show their support for the 9th Annual Walk for Epilepsy...
  • Caius Julius Caesar
    Study: Julius Caesar may have suffered from mini-stokes and not epilepsy
    The commonly accepted history relates that Caius Julius Caesar, the great Roman soldier and politician, suffered from epilepsy, a condition that causes repeated seizures. The condition was considered, in ancient times, to be a sign of divinity....
  • Epilepsy
    A liquid extract from medical marijuana may help kids with severe epilepsy
    There has been some dramatic news regarding the potential to treat kids suffering from severe epilepsy with medical marijuana. The American Academy of Neurology reported on April 13, 2015, a medical marijuana liquid extract may offer hope for kids...
  • Medikidz Explain Seizure Assistance Dogs
    Meet the Medikidz
    Megan, Joel and Jack stars of Medikidz Explain Epilepsy” Comic Book SeriesIn the United States around 460,000 children aged zero to 17 years have active epilepsy and most of them are able to control their seizures and lead normal lives....
  • Cannabidiol compound tested for treatment of rare pediatric epilepsy
    Cannabidiol compound tested for treatment of rare pediatric epilepsy
    GW Pharmaceuticals plc has begun Phase 3 of its Phase 2/3 clinical trial of Epidiolex ® (an oral liquid formulation of a highly purified extract of CBD, a non-psychoactive molecule from the cannabis plant for the treatment) of Dravet syndrome....
  • Senator Rand Paul introduces new national medical cannabis bill
    Senator Rand Paul introduces new national medical cannabis bill
    If we have learned anything as a nation throughout our short history, certainly it is patience.Patience being the proverbial virtue it is supposed to be would certainly be seen in so much of what has brought us this far.A revolutionary war with...
  • Dementia Dog
    Dementia Dog
    There are so many service dogs for different kinds of disabilities. And each day, it seems, there is a new task or emotional attribute help from a service dog. So why we are surprised to find Scotland has begun the work of testing service dogs for...
  • Out of the Bubble,” an amazing memoir that shares her and her family’s roller coaster ride as they fight for their son’s life as he battles the fight of his life with epilepsy
    "Out of the Bubble,” an amazing memoir that shares the fight of her life
    When your child is diagnosed with epilepsy, the world seems as if it has been knocked off its axis and suddenly the materialistic or the small things in life that you thought were once important no longer have any significance. You go from...
  • Jack’s Army – one family’s fight to keep their son alive
    Jack’s Army – one family’s fight to keep their son alive
    Jack Pribaz, the five-year-old son of Michael and Liz Pribaz is a person that not only people around Wheaton, Illinois know and love, but has become a household name in the epileptic world. Thanks to Jack, his parents and caring community members,...
  • Sleeping
    Stomach sleeping linked to sudden death in people with epilepsy
    People with epilepsy who sleep on their stomachs may be at greater risk of sudden unexpected death, according to new research. The study, published in the Jan. 21 online issue of Neurology, reports that patients under 40 are particularly...
  • Stomach sleepers with epilepsy are at a higher risk of sudden death
    Stomach sleepers with epilepsy are at a higher risk of sudden death
    Epileptics who sleep on their stomachs may be at a higher risk of an unexpected, sudden death, says theAmerican Academy of Neurology. The study was published in the January 21, 2015, in their online medical journal, Neurology. Epilepsy is a brain...
  • Many adults with epilepsy have the symptoms of ADHD
    Many adults with epilepsy have the symptoms of ADHD
    Nearly one in five epileptic patients exhibit the symptoms of attention deficient hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), say researchers at Neurological Surgery, P.C.This rate is four times higher than the rate of ADHD in the general population ...
  • SmartWatch smartly manages epilepsy
    SmartWatch smartly manages epilepsy
    A new device, the SmartWatch®, is available for people with chronic conditions such as epilepsy that will not only improve management of their condition but also help them lead a more normal life. Anoo Nathan, SmartWatch CEO is passionate...
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