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August 14, 2019

#21 Fight Stigma: You’re Never Too Young To Be a Hero

Guest: Henry and Nancy Iida

Henry is a teen on a mission to battle epilepsy stigma and support organizations working toward a cure.

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Epilepsy and Advocacy
August 14, 2019

#21 Fight Stigma: You’re Never Too Young To Be a Hero

Guest: Henry and Nancy Iida

Henry is a teen on a mission to battle epilepsy stigma and support organizations working toward a cure.

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Healthcare
July 31, 2019

#20 What to Expect When You’re Expecting…as a Woman with Epilepsy

Guest: Caroline McAteer

In this episode, learn about the family planning steps one mom took to safely manage her epilepsy while pregnant.

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Types of Epilepsy
July 17, 2019

#19 Infantile Spasms: Know the Signs and Take Action

Guest: Amy Miller

Learn about infantile spasms, a severe form of epilepsy, and what steps to take if you think your baby is having seizures.

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Healthcare
July 3, 2019

#18 VNS: A Small Device Making a Big Difference

Guest: Dr. Takijah Heard

Discover how a small device which acts like a pacemaker for the brain can reduce, lessen the intensity, or eliminate seizures for some individuals with epilepsy.

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Epilepsy and Advocacy
June 19, 2019

#17 My Condition Isn’t Generic: Why Changes to Insurance Coverage Matter

Guest: Joanne Guthrie-Gard

What do you do if an insurance company decides to switch your seizure medication? Find out in this week's episode.

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Diet
June 6, 2019

#16 Food for Thought: The Keto Diet and Epilepsy

Guest: Robyn Blackford and Breanne Fisher

Explore how the ketogenic diet can be used to control seizures in some individuals with epilepsy.

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Epilepsy Research
May 29, 2019

#15 Post-Traumatic Epilepsy: A Lasting Impact on our Veterans

Guest: Dr. Jordan Grafman

Seizures resulting from traumatic brain injuries continue to impact American veterans with epilepsy long after other combat wounds have healed.

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Living with Epilepsy
May 8, 2019

#14 How Self-Contained Schools Can Help Special Needs Children

Guest: Margaret Storey

Explore self-contained schools and discover why they are a great option for some students with severe disabilities.

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Healthcare
April 24, 2019

#13 Epilepsy… It’s Complicated

Guest: Dr. Charles Marcuccilli

Despite 3.4 million Americans being impacted by epilepsy, the public still knows very little about this disorder. Discover the positive impact eliminating stigma can have on those with epilepsy.

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