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A medicinal liquid form of marijuana may show promise as a treatment for children with severe epilepsy that is not responding to other treatments, according to a study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 67th Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, April 18 to 25, 2015.

 

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Eligible students are currently under an Ontario physician’s care for Epilepsy and are currently graduating high school and entering their first year of post-secondary education.

 

OBCL Epilepsy Scholarship

OBCL Epilepsy Scholarship Award - About the Award

OBCL Scholarship Application Form

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Look who is participating in Purple Day!! Thank you

 

March 25, 2015

St. Mary Catholic Secondary School Thumbs up for Epilepsy

 

March 26 – HAPPY PURPLE DAY!!

Oshawa Golf and Curling Club Cocktail Reception

Municipality of Clarington

Bowmanville Foundry

BDO LLP Canada – Uxbridge Branch

Pringle Creek P.S.

Courtice Secondary School

Vincent Massey Public School

Blessed Pope John Paul II

St. John the Evangelist Public School

West Creek Public School

Cargill Deicing

Four Winds Montessori

Helping Hands Day Care Rougemount

Pine Ridge Nursery School

Schoolhouse Playcare Applecroft

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The Centennial Building

416 Centre Street, Whitby

6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

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Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration launched the agency’s first mobile application (app) specifically designed to speed public access to valuable information about drug shortages.

 

The app identifies current drug shortages, resolved shortages and discontinuations of drug products.

 

Drugs in short supply can delay or deny needed care for patients. Drug shortages may also lead health care professionals to rely on alternative drug products, which may be less effective or associated with higher risks than the drug in shortage.

 

“The FDA understands that health care professionals and pharmacists need real-time information about drug shortages to make treatment decisions,” said Valerie Jensen, associate director of the Drug Shortage Staff in the FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research. “The new mobile app is an innovative tool that will offer easier and faster access to important drug shortage

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