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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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Topics: Epilepsy Foundations & Organizations, Epilepsy Research, Rare Epilepsy Disorders

Living Well with Epilepsy: The Angel Wings Foundation

Managine life with epilepsy is by no means easy. Between the daily worry of seizures, medication and diet management, epilepsy adds a lot of stress to a patient’s daily life. ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Foundations & Organizations

Autism and Epilepsy: The FamilieSCN2a Research Foundation

The FamilieSCN2a Research Foundation is an organization created by the parents of those who are diagnosed with both autism and epilepsy as a result of a mutation in the SCN2a ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Foundations & Organizations, Epilepsy Research

Famous Epileptics: Congressman Tony Coelho

Tony Coelho should be a familiar name to those who suffer from epilepsy and other disabilities. He is a former United States Democratic congressman from California, and the ...

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Topics: Epilepsy, Epilepsy Foundations & Organizations, Famous Epileptics, Epilepsy Awareness & Advocacy

Quench Summer Thirst with Lemonade Stands - Epilepsy Fundraising

Imagine sitting next to your daughter’s hospital bed, watching her have seizure after seizure, with your only option being to push a button and mark the start of each seizure. You ...

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Topics: Epilepsy, Epilepsy Foundations & Organizations, Epilepsy Fundraising & Donations

Shop on Amazon Smile and Raise Money for the Epilepsy Foundation

RSC’s 2016 commitment is to help our readers find easy ways to be an advocate for epilepsy awareness. Here’s a great tip for raising money for epilepsy:

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Topics: Epilepsy Foundations & Organizations, Epilepsy Fundraising & Donations, Epilepsy Awareness & Advocacy

Memoirs of the 5th National Epilepsy Walk in Washington, DC

When I read that April 16 is the 10th Anniversary National Epilepsy Walk, it caused me to stop and reflect on a day five years ago when I went to Washington, DC to show support. ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Foundations & Organizations, Epilepsy Awareness & Advocacy

The Anita Kaufmann Foundation

The Anita Kaufmann Foundation originated as a testamentary bequest by Anita Kaufmann, a successful New York City attorney. Anita developed adult onset epilepsy as the result of a ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Foundations & Organizations, The Heads Up for Vets, Thinking About Epilepsy, Seizure Recognition, Epilepsy Awareness & Advocacy

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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Topics: Epilepsy, Epilepsy Foundations & Organizations, Non-profit, Epilepsy Awareness & Advocacy

Spotlight on Athletes with Epilepsy: Jenny LaBaw CrossFit Competitor

Athletes vs. Epilepsy is an Epilepsy Foundation initiative that is committed to ensuring that people with epilepsy can experience all that life has to offer. This nationwide ...

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Topics: Epilepsy, Epilepsy Foundations & Organizations, Jenny LaBaw, Athletes vs. Epilepsy, Epilepsy Awareness & Advocacy

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