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Don’t Miss Tomorrow Night… Epilepsy Association “Zoom-Learn-Ask”

Don’t Miss Tomorrow Night… Epilepsy Association “Zoom-Learn-Ask”

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What to Do When Children and Parents Don’t Agree About Treatment

What to Do When Children and Parents Don’t Agree About Treatment

Pediatric neurologists often have to work as mediators between parents and their children, particularly when the patients cross into the teenage years. From medication adherence to epilepsy treatments to vaccines, the neurologists we interviewed said it takes time, communication, and sometimes a team approach to handle disagreements. Pediatric neurologists often have to work as mediators […]

Plymouth woman with epilepsy nearly died after four seizures in 12 hours

Plymouth woman with epilepsy nearly died after four seizures in 12 hours

National Epilepsy Awareness Day is Saturday, March 26. The condition is one of the most common neurological conditions, yet one of the most underfunded Ahead of National Epilepsy Awareness Day, a Plymouth woman has told of the harrowing incident that nearly led to her death. Caroline Williams, originally from Hull in Yorkshire, set up the […]

Focal Onset Seizures (Partial Seizures)

Focal Onset Seizures (Partial Seizures)

What is a focal onset seizure? The human brain works by sending electrical signals through neurons, which are nerve cells. A seizure occurs when there’s a sudden burst of chaotic electrical activity. This causes a host of physical symptoms, like muscle contractions, visual disturbances, and blackouts. Seizures can affect the entire brain. A focal onset […]

The identity issue

The identity issue

The Generation Next staff comprises diverse high school students, all with different life experiences. Here, they explore the meaning of identity. A couple of them discuss how they’ve embraced the fusion of American culture and that of their immigrant families; one Santa Fe Indian School student talks about the struggles she’s had in rediscovering her […]

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