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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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BCES At Pride!
On Sunday August 4th, the BC Epilepsy Society was proud to take part in the Vancouver Pride Festival at Sunset Beach Park, where we were able to support the LGBTQAI2S+ community and spread awareness about…
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Cameron Boyce Passes Away Due to a Seizure – Become More Informed About Seizures
On July 6th, 2019, Disney Channel star Cameron Boyce, best known for his roles in the TV Series Jessie, the Descendants film series and the Grown Ups film series, passed away at the age of 20…
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Father’s Day is June 16th – Tips for Fathers of Children with Epilepsy
Father’s Day is on June 16th and all of us at the BC Epilepsy Society would like to wish a Happy Father’s Day to all the fathers out there who have children with epilepsy! As…
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