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An institutional dispute between the Supreme Court of Canada and the Conservative government reached a new plateau on Thursday after the court said medical-marijuana users have the right to consume the drug in ways other than smoking – such as cookies, lip balm or lozenges.

 

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A day to recognize those who face constant challenges as a result of Epilepsy, and the first responder champions who help make it possible for them to overcome those challenges. Most importantly, it is a day of friendly competition, fun, and appreciation. All funds raised support Epilepsy Durham Region's Pediatric Management Program.

 

** please note, the date of this tournament has changed from July 16th, 2015 to October 1st, 2015.

 

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Epilepsy Durham Region is excited to launch our first annual Epic Golf Challenge! 18 teams of two will compete against one another in a battle of four 9 hole competitions, completing a total of 36 holes, trying to not only end up with the best round of golf, but also to raise the largest amount of pledged money. Our goal is to raise $54,000 to help support our Pediatric Management Program. If each of our 36 golfers raises $1,500, this goal will be a reality.

 

Who will end up with the best round or raise the most money? #EPICchallenge

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WASHINGTON, DC – In order to help doctors treat the millions of people who experience their first seizure each year,the American Academy of Neurology and the American Epilepsy Society have released a new guideline on how to treat a first seizure. The guideline is published in the April 21, 2015, print issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), and will be presented at the AAN Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, April 18-25, 2015, which is the world’s largest gathering of neurologists.

 

One in 10 people worldwide have a first seizure in their lifetime. In the US, epilepsy is defined as two or more seizures not due to another immediately triggering cause, such as low blood sugar. One in 26 Americans will

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