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RTS: ADA DAY, YAY!

RTS: ADA DAY, YAY!

ADA DAY, YAY! Today is the 32nd anniversary. Did you know that the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law on July 26, 1990 by President George H.W. Bush? Did you know that not all disabilities are visible? Sure, seeing a cane or wheelchair or other assistive device makes awareness easier, but for some people, […]

Patients With Epilepsy Navigate Murky Unregulated CBD Industry

Patients With Epilepsy Navigate Murky Unregulated CBD Industry

In 2013, Tonya Taylor was suicidal because her epileptic seizures persisted despite taking a long list of medications. Then a fellow patient at a Denver neurologist’s office mentioned something that gave Taylor hope: a CBD oil called Charlotte’s Web. The person told her the oil helped people with uncontrolled epilepsy. However, the doctor would discuss […]

FSU team makes discovery advancing epilepsy research

FSU team makes discovery advancing epilepsy research

A team of Florida State University College of Medicine researchers has found a link between a specific protein in the brain and increased vulnerability to neurodegeneration for individuals with temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE). TLE is the most common form of epilepsy in adults and is often resistant to medication. Professor of Biomedical Sciences Sanjay Kumar, […]

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