Rethinking Seizure Care Blog

Conditions Commonly Misdiagnosed as Epilepsy

Having a seizure, or what appears to be a seizure, is always a frightening experience. Many people believe that if you have a seizure, it must mean that you have epilepsy, but ...

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World Health Assembly Says Efforts Need to Continue on Epilepsy

Epilepsy affects around 65 million people around the world, but it often does not get the full attention that it deserves. In 2015, the World Health Organization, or WHO, tried to ...

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Epilepsy Discrimination

Even as epilepsy awareness organizations around the world work to educate the public about epilepsy, there are still a substantial amount of people who are discriminated against ...

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Stigmas of Epilepsy: 8 Ways Social Interaction is Affected

While epilepsy is a medical condition, it often affects people in a variety of non-medical ways. These are often psychological and social, and it is important for the patient to ...

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Rare Disease Day: The Inseparable Bond Between Research and Hope

Rare Disease Day, a worldwide event, is a day dedicated to raising awareness about the impact rare diseases have on those who suffer from them. On February 28, people in over 80 ...

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Go Online and Celebrate International Epilepsy Day

Do you know that February 13 is a great day to go online and use social media? That is exactly how people all over the world will celebrate International Epilepsy Day! Consider ...

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How to Find the Right Epilepsy Camp for a Child who has Seizures

People who have epilepsy should enjoy as many of the same experiences as possible as those who do not suffer from epilepsy. Most kids love going to camp; however, many parents may ...

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Epilepsy Awareness: Why is Purple Day® so MUCH FUN?

Purple Day® is an international day of celebration that was started in 2008 by Cassidy Megan, a young Canadian girl. Cassidy, who suffers from epilepsy, designated March 26 as a ...

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Dreams Really Do Come True: $5000 UCB 2016 Scholarship Deadline Approaching Soon!

If it is your dream to attain an associate, undergraduate or graduate degree or attend a trade school program, you need to read about the UCB Family Epilepsy Scholarship ProgramTM ...

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Epilepsy Awareness: Put Your Arms Out, It’s National Hug Day!

RSC started our New Year by reminding our readers how important it is to be an advocate for epilepsy and we offered 5 EASY New Year’s Resolutions for Epilepsy Advocates. ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Awareness