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  1. Advances in Epilepsy 2014, A Year in Review

    Advances in Epilepsy 2014, A Year in Review

    2014 saw many changes in the understanding and treatments for epilepsy. As you all are well aware, Cannabis treatments became a major topic over the past few years, culminating in 2014 with many states passing compassionate care laws, like Florida’s Charlotte’s Web Bill (which won’t go into effect until 2015)....

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  2. Knowledge and access barriers bar epilepsy patients from surgery

    Knowledge and access barriers bar epilepsy patients from surgery

    The unfamiliarity of some neurologists with recommended practice standards, coupled with access barriers, may be preventing eligible patients with epilepsy from undergoing surgical treatment, survey findings suggest. In an editorial accompanying the study in Neurology, Lara Jehi (Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, USA) and Gary Mathern (University of California, Los Angeles, USA)...

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  3. VIDEO: Charlotte’s Web for Epilepsy Consortium

    VIDEO: Charlotte’s Web for Epilepsy Consortium

    The Epilepsy Association of Central Florida, EpilepsyU and The Realm of Caring Florida present “Charlotte’s Web: A Consortium for Understanding Florida’s Compassionate Care Law” at Concorde Career Institute, Orlando Florida. Filmed November 15, 2014 Featuring: Chuck Carmen, Director, Epilepsy Association of Central Florida Dr. Ngoc Minh Le, Epileptologist, Pediatric Neurology,...

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  4. Epilepsy and Your Sex Life

    Epilepsy and Your Sex Life

    Enhancing Intimacy Controlling seizures is key: Get help from your doctor Just about all aspects of a person’s life can be impacted by a diagnosis of epilepsy, including working, driving and family life. But the effects of epilepsy can reach into the bedroom as well, causing sexual dysfunction and disrupting intimate relationships. “Patients...

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