Category: "Human Interest Epilepsy"

My epileptic toddler had 80 seizures a day — until I put him on the keto diet

My epileptic toddler had 80 seizures a day — until I put him on the keto diet

A woman whose child suffered from seizures as a child claims a keto diet helped control them. Susan Hall says her son’s rare form of epilepsy “grew out of control” in 2000 when he was just 18 months old; he suffered up to 80 seizures a day with anticonvulsants barely helping. Desperate, Hall turned to […]

The Power of Language

The Power of Language

The sympathy, empathy, and pure common sense of considering the intent and effect of the terms we use. COMMENTARY A little blind girl, because she could not see him, wrote Mister Rogers and asked him to say—to speak the words—that he is feeding the goldfish. For each episode after that, he spoke the words. It […]

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