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Ruby's Story - Purple Day Champion
Ruby’s Story Ruby had her first seizure the summer of 2013. She had just finished grade 1 and was taking a writing class for summer school. She woke up one night and asked for her…
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Music and Epilepsy
New study results from researchers at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center suggest that listening to music may help to reduce the risk of seizures in people with epilepsy. The researchers took electroencephalogram (EEG) recordings of…
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Thank-you For Your Support of Cindy's Walk!
On June 28th the 7th Annual Cindy's Walk took place. This Walk is an annual epilepsy awareness and fundraising event. Participants were treated to a 5 km stroll through the scenic West Vancouver Seawall, a…
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Tips for a Seizure Smart Summer
With summer quickly coming upon us, it is important to consider some seasonal health and safety issues that people with epilepsy may have. For this months blog post we are revisitng a popular article that…
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Seizure Detecting Devices
Seizures can happen anytime and anywhere. This can result in anxiety and fear for individuals with epilepsy and their caregivers. Often a big concern from caregivers of people with epilepsy is not knowing when a…
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Epilepsy Awareness Action!
March is an important month for epilepsy. March is Epilepsy Awareness Month in Canada and March 26th is Purple Day (this is an international day for epilepsy awareness). Click here for background information about Purple Day. In celebration of…
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