British actress Jennie Jacques and script supervisor Georgina Higgins recently spoke about their experiences with seizures and epilepsy for the United Kingdom's National Epilepsy Week (May 14-20). Georgina lives with epilepsy and Jennie's younger sister lives with seizures. Read the full conversation from The London Economic here: [ Bit.ly Link ].

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The Epilepsy Foundation wishes all of our followers a happy Memorial Day. We remember all of the fallen heroes who have served the United States and acknowledge them today. Thank you for your sacrifice.
The Epilepsy Foundation wishes all of our followers a happy Memorial Day
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A low-carb vegetable full of nutrients, asparagus is the perfect vegetable for your spring menu. The Charlie Foundation shares how you can prepare it this week. [ Bit.ly Link ]
A lowcarb vegetable full of nutrients asparagus is the perfect vegetable for

Enjoy Asparagus in Spring

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Crown Rally North begins June 8th in Minneapolis! #CrownRally will be racing to Chicago with a stop in Cedar Rapids. This fundraising event will be spreading #epilepsyawareness through decals on the cars racing in the event.

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There are 255,000 Asian Americans living with epilepsy. Learn how epilepsy impacts this community and how the Epilepsy Foundation works to support them. [ Bit.ly Link ] #apahm
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Join CrossFit athlete Jenny LaBaw for an epilepsy.com Chat About on Fitness and Exercise on 5/24 at 8pm ET. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Join CrossFit athlete Jenny LaBaw for an epilepsycom Chat About on Fitness

Chat About... Fitness and Seizures, Getting Started

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Discover what's new this week with Editor-in-Chief Dr. Joe Sirven. To read all or one of the new articles visit: bit.ly/2r5p8sk

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The Epilepsy Foundation's annual Shark Tank competition fosters innovation for people living with epilepsy. Congratulations to the recent winners and finalists. The three winning presentations received a combination of $200,000 in award dollars. The winners are Dr. Jonas Duun-Henriksen, Dr. Maysaa Basha (pictured here), and Drs. Paula Gomez and Hilda A. Cerdeira. Remaining finalists received...
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Athletes vs Epilepsy ambassador Coach Jerry Kill shared with NJ.com the lifestyle changes he made to help control his seizures and maintain his health. Learn more about how this offensive coordinator at Rutgers University is making a difference for people living with epilepsy: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Athletes vs Epilepsy ambassador Coach Jerry Kill shared with NJcom the lifestyle

'Jerry Kill tried to make a difference': How Rutgers OC relates overcoming epilepsy to coaching

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Thinking about participating in a clinical trial? We are here to help. Clinical trials are studies that help test new approaches and treatments for people living with epilepsy and seizures. This research is valuable in helping find new effective therapies.

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Thinking about participating in a clinical trial We are here to help

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A study recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine reported promising results for the use of cannabidiol for children with Dravet syndrome. Brandy Fureman, vice president of research and new therapies at the Epilepsy Foundation, spoke to CNN about Dravet syndrome and the study results. Read the full report here: [ Cnn.it Link ]
A study recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine reported

Cannabidiol slashes seizures in kids with rare epilepsy, study finds

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Please help us congratulate Zoey for graduating from kindergarten! Zoey is a member of the Epilepsy Foundation Kids Crew and is setting a wonderful example for kids in her community. She is educating others, participating at walks, and holding a lemonade stand for Lemonade for Livy. She is not letting epilepsy stop her despite the challenges she faces and is committed to helping others. We are...
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Read a touching article on one family's fight against Infantile Spasms & their success. Learn more about IS at: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Read a touching article on one familys fight against Infantile Spasms their

Infantile Spasms and Tuberous Sclerosis Complex

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Smile today (and every day) as many times as you can. It will lift your spirits and the mood of those around you. Visit here for more #WellnessInstituteTips: epilepsy.com/wellness
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Every summer, Lemonade for Livy raises much needed funds for overcoming the challenges of living with epilepsy and to accelerate therapies to stop seizures, find cures, and save lives. We want to thank you by giving you an opportunity to earn an awesome reward for all your fundraising efforts. Please visit to register and learn more about exclusive Lemonade for Livy gear! [ Epilepsy.com Link ]
Every summer Lemonade for Livy raises much needed funds for overcoming the
The U.S. Dept. of Education has a pre-recorded, 60-minute webinar about the rights of students with disabilities in public charter schools (webinar inforamtion [ Bit.ly Link ]. Find more resources if you have epilepsy and are experiencing discrimination at: [ Bit.ly Link ]
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Join us in congratulating a wonderful young lady in reaching two years seizure free!!
Join us in congratulating a wonderful young lady in reaching two years seizure free
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On June 1st Glenn Fenster, an athlete known as Destinymaker, will begin his run across America to raise awareness and funds for the Epilepsy Foundation. You can follow Glenn's progress on our Facebook page and on his website: [ Bit.ly Link ]

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On June 1st Glenn Fenster an athlete known as Destinymaker will begin

Destiny Makers Run Across America | Athletes Vs Epilepsy

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John Sigman, a teacher in North Carolina, is helping raise money for a first grader's service dog in a creative way. Sigman has helped raise $5,000 so far by letting students who raise the most money choose his hair color. Learn more about this incredible effort from WFMY News 2: [ On.wfmy.com Link ]

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John Sigman a teacher in North Carolina is helping raise money for

Triad Teacher's Hair Colors Are Helping Student Get Service Dog

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The reauthorization of user fee agreements would protect FDA resources to review potential treatments and therapies. Learn why user fee agreements are important and what the Epilepsy Foundation advocacy team is doing to support this important decision: [ Bit.ly Link ]
The reauthorization of user fee agreements would protect FDA resources to review

FDA and the New Path to Advance Biomedical Innovation

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