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Teen Sings Her Way Through Brain Surgery So Doctors Can Preserve Her Talent
Musician Kira Iaconetti had a form of epilepsy that was triggered by listening to or playing music.
The Children With Epilepsy Who Need Cannabis To Survive
These families rely on cannabis to help their children, who have epilepsy, control their seizures.
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First Cannabis-Derived Drug Approved By FDA For Medical Use
The drug, Epidiolex, reduces seizures in certain types of pediatric epilepsy.
Woman Writes PSA After Her Service Dog Went For Help And Was Ignored
“If a service dog without a person approaches you, it means the person is down and in need of help.”
Sumy Sadurni for HuffPost
Children With Baffling Seizure Disorder Face Uncertain Future In Northern Uganda
By Peter Martell, On Assignment For HuffPost
Thousands of kids have nodding syndrome. No one's sure how they got it, or how to cure them.
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Women Need Answers On Drug Use During Pregnancy. Here’s How To Improve Research
Reporting from the frontiers of health and medicine.
By Megan Thielking For decades, it’s been taboo to test medications on pregnant women. But doctors, patients, and public
Claire Bangser for HuffPost
These Students Are Finishing High School, But Their Diplomas Don't Help Them Go To College
For students with disabilities, completing high school does not always lead to greater opportunity.
Dad Turns Son's Wheelchair Into 'Game Of Thrones' Dragon For Halloween
The eyes really glow!
This Hidden Message From McDonald's UK Is Hurting People's Eyes
Not lovin' it.
Steve Dipaola / Reuters
It’s High Time We Research Medical Marijuana
Sen. Orrin Hatch
Senior Senator for the state of Utah
The benefits of medicinal cannabis are clear and the federal government shouldn't interfere with Americans receiving vital treatment for chronic illness.
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U.S. Joins International Crackdown On Illicit Online Pharmacies
By Reuters Staff, Reuters
The FDA issued warning letters and seized nearly 100 website domain names.
Lil Wayne Hospitalized In Chicago After Suffering Seizure: Report
The Grammy-winning rapper canceled a Sunday gig in Las Vegas following the medical incident.
Confronting Autism Early Is The Key To Effective Therapy
Mount Sinai Health System
Mount Sinai Health System
Joseph D. Buxbaum, PhD Director, The Seaver Autism Center for Research and Treatment Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
My Best Friend's Death (Wish It Were Wedding)
Director, 'The Drowning'
I knew the best way to deal with my grief and my anger was to channel these emotions into something outside myself.
Postpartum Depression Stigma Sucks
Founder of MOTHERHOOD | UNDERSTOOD - I'm Not Just A Regular Mo...
In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month and in particular, Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week, let’s say this together
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A Mom's Search For Silver Linings
Eileen Flood O'Connor
All we are ever empowered to do is to hold, to care for and to love our children for as long as we can.
Maryland Man Charged After Tweet Triggers Reporter's Seizure
A Dallas grand jury says that a GIF was used as a "deadly weapon."
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