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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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What does Valentine's Day and Epilepsy Have in Common?
As well as being the patron saint of love, St. Valentine was also the patron saint of epilepsy. In ancient times, patron saints were of great significance in the treatment of severe and chronic illnesses,…
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The Top Five Developments in Epilepsy for 2014
As we look back throughout 2014, we see that this year had many important medical developments related to epilepsy.  This included a new clinical definition of epilepsy being adopted by an international epilepsy organization, a…
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Stay Healthy During the Holidays
The holiday season can be an overwhelming time for many people. This is particularly true when you or your loved one lives with the challenges of epilepsy. Below are some tips to help reduce the…
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The Relationship Between Memory and Epilepsy
It is not uncommon for people with epilepsy to report problems with their memory. Sometimes these problems are the result of difficulties forming new memories and sometimes they are due to difficulties retrieving or remembering…
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Halloween Celebration and Safety Tips
Halloween is considered amongst most kids (and adults) as one of the best events of the year. Dressing up in costume, trick or treating, going to parties, and indulging in treats are fun for all…
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