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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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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

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