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  1. Tommy Chong and Pro-Cannabis Nurse Discuss Elderly Care, Dabbing and...Read the original story

    31 min ago | BroadcastNewsroom

    ... a number of medical conditions. She highlights how marijuana is a neuroprotectant, so it is effective for treating epilepsy in both adults and children and post-traumatic stress in veterans returning from duty. She also believes it is ideal for ...

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    4 hrs ago | KXVO

    ... a number of medical conditions. She highlights how marijuana is a neuroprotectant, so it is effective for treating epilepsy in both adults and children and post-traumatic stress in veterans returning from duty. She also believes it is ideal for ...

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  3. 'His skin peeled off and he almost died': Mum tells of...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

    Doctors treated Ellis with morphine and warned family not to touch him after one-in-a-million condition left the schoolboy riddled with pain and stripped of his skin A mum has told of the heartbreaking moment her son was left fighting for his life - after a horrific allergic reaction to epilepsy medication made his skin fall off. Little Ellis Stacey, five, developed a one-in-a-million condition that gripped his body, covering his skin in agonising blisters.

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  4. Schoolboy's skin 'melted off' following horrific...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Metro UK News

    A young boy who's horrified family was forced to watch as his skin melted off his body following an allergic reaction to medication has made a full recovery. Five-year-old Ellis Stacey's flesh fell off in chunks after he developed an incredibly rare reaction to his epilepsy medication, covering his skin in agonising blisters.

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  5. PM Tony Abbott greets Woodend teenager Hayden Muir after epic rideRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Bendigo Advertiser

    Prime Minister Tony Abbott has welcomed a Woodend teenager to Canberra after an epic ride to raise money and awareness for epilepsy. WELCOME: Minister for Social Services Kevin Andrews, Craig Muir, Hayden Muir, Prime Minister Tony Abbott, Lindy Muir, Minister for Health Peter Dutton and Senator Michael Ronaldson in the Parliament House forecourt today.

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  6. Global Sales of Epilepsy Drugs Market to Grow $5.35 billion by 2022...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    Global Sales of Epilepsy Drugs Market to Grow $5.35 billion by 2022 Says a New Report Available at MarketOptimizer.org MarketOptimizer.org adds "PharmaPoint Epilepsy - Global Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022 - Event-Driven Update" to its store. Hepatitis C Virus Market is expected to grow during the Forecast Period.

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  7. Tireless volunteer Ella honouredRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | Manawatu Standard

    ... Duke of Edinburgh and Queen's Guide Award, volunteered at the All Saints Church and organised bake sales for the Epilepsy Foundation. She's run sausage sizzles for other charities at school and been involved with the Cancer Society, 40 Hour Famine ...

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  8. Larsens' Green Stop ready to serve many purposesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Fort Morgan Times

    ... hours after birth. We tried medicines and diet, but we never found that seizure freedom." They were on the ninth epilepsy medicine for their son, when they started hearing about the success other children were seeing in treating epilepsy with ...

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  9. After trouncing U-M, Minnesota coach Jerry Kill thanks Grand Rapids doctor for epilepsy careRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | MLive.com

    After the Michigan-Minnesota game Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, Minnesota coach Jerry Kill gave credit to Dr. Brien Smith, an epilepsy specialist and chief of neurology at Spectrum Health, for keeping him coaching.

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  10. Global Epilepsy Treatment Drug Market Analysis and Forecast to 2022Read the original story

    Saturday Sep 27 | Emailwire.com

    A new report on 'PharmaPoint: Epilepsy - Global Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022 - Event-Driven Update' added by RnRMarketResearch.com to its store. Epilepsy is a brain disorder characterized by spontaneously occurring and recurrent seizures.

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  11. Nana's Secret & Canna Brands Join Forces To Grow Infused Soda BusinessRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | Sys-Con Media

    ... look forward to growing the Nana's Secret Soda brand and to helping support Cecilia's work benefiting persons with epilepsy." founded Nana's Secret out of a need to help ease her epilepsy symptoms and arthritis pain. Diagnosed with epilepsy as a ...

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  12. SUNCT: a rare form of headache that strikes up to 200 times a dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | South China Morning Post

    ... also advised on James' case, recommended the use of lamotrigine, an anticonvulsant drug used in the treatment of epilepsy and bipolar disorder that had been reported to help ease symptoms. He prescribed a low dosage to begin with to allow the body ...

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  13. Generous Youth Recognised through AwardRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | Scoop

    ... enthusiasm for volunteering has only grown further and this is shown through her organisation of bake sales for the Epilepsy Foundation and by organising the school team for the Cancer Society's Relay for Life. "On top of this Ella is the secretary ...

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  14. Annual - SEpilepsy Stroll Slated To Take Place Oct. 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | The Daily News-Record

    The group gathers at Court Square during the 2012 Epilepsy Awareness Stroll, hosted by the Epilepsy Foundation of Virginia. When her then 6-year-old daughter was diagnosed with epilepsy, Gina Washington didn't know anything about the disorder.

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  15. Severe Forms Of Childhood Epilepsy Caused By Gene Mutations Disrupting Synapse FunctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Medical Daily

    ... forms that can be life-threatening. Now new research has opened doors for a more targeted approach for treating epilepsy by identifying gene mutations that disrupt functioning of the synapses in the brain, causing severe, difficult-to-treat forms of ...

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  16. Actress Emily Kinney and others to perform for epilepsy awareness in EwingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | The Jersey Journal

    EWING - "The Walking Dead" actress Emily Kinney, also a talented singer songwriter, is joining two other singer songwriters to perform at Candlelight Concerts for epilepsy awareness on Friday, Oct. 24. This ongoing nonprofit concert series is designed to raise awareness and spread facts about epilepsy. The series is held in an intimate, 300 seat church setting - Trinity UMC on Pennington Road in Ewing.

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  17. The Role of Diet in Treating Epileptic DogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Philly.com

    Diet is an often overlooked component of treating dogs with epilepsy. No, I'm afraid I don't have any insider information on a miracle food that prevents seizures.

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  18. Southborough second-grader organizes fundraiser for epilepsy awarenessRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | Community Advocate Newspaper

    According to the Epilepsy Foundation, absence seizures are caused by abnormal activity in a person's brain and are characterized by a short period of "blanking out" or staring into space. This type of seizure is most common in children ages 4 to 14. When Andrew and Melanie Harmon noticed their 6-year-old daughter Emily "spacing out" for a few seconds several times a day, they assumed that she was just thinking about something because she would return to the conversation or activity as if nothing happened.

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  19. Canna Brands, Inc. Signs Letter Of Agreement With Nana's Secret SodaRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | Sys-Con Media

    ... look forward to growing the Nana's Secret Soda brand and to helping support Cecilia's work benefiting persons with epilepsy." founded Nana's Secret out of a need to help ease her epilepsy symptoms and arthritis pain. Diagnosed with epilepsy as a ...

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  20. Research and Markets: PharmaPoint: Epilepsy - Global Drug Forecast...Read the original story

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Business Wire

    Research and Markets: PharmaPoint: Epilepsy - Global Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022 - Event-Driven Update for the $5.35 Billion Potential Market The global epilepsy market was valued at an estimated $4.2 billion in 2012. The authors expects the market to grow to $5.35 billion by 2022, with more than 50% of sales coming from the US.

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