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Epilepsy

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Service Dogs Provide Independence For People Suffering From Epilepsy

Most think service dogs only help the blind.

04/07/2014

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3 Epilepsy Patients Receive Therapy Dogs

The Epilepsy Foundation is helping three people in our area live with less fear about when their next seizure may occur.

04/06/2014

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“Free Care Fund Telethon” To Help Children’s Hospital

Elizabeth Dietz and her brother, George, take a break at Children’s Hospital.

12/05/2013

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#AJO Pay It Forward Phenomenon Spreads

KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to Jason and Sarah O’Neill, parents of Alyssa Josephine O’Neill, who died suddenly from an epileptic seizure and sparked a worldwide movement, along with Pitt running back James Connor, Alyssa’s good friend.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–09/17/2013

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Teen’s Death Prompts Pay It Forward Movement, Continued By Pitt Running Back

A worldwide movement is underway to honor a Pennsylvania teenager who died after suffering from an epileptic seizure.

09/14/2013

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Medical Frontiers: Epilepsy

KDKA’s Robert Mangino and Dr. Gerald Pifer welcomed two doctors from the West Penn Allegheny Health System to discuss epilepsy causes and treatment options.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/25/2013

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Epilepsy Foundation’s Annual Pirates Family Fun Run/Walk

Make Every Step Count for Epilepsy, join the movement and the Pirates Family Fun Walk on Saturday, July 21 at PNC Park.

07/09/2012

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New Procedure A Breakthrough In Epilepsy Treatment

Doctors diagnosed Keagan with epilepsy. Medication didn’t work, so recently he became one of the first patients to undergo a new, minimally invasive surgical procedure at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston.

07/18/2011

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Local Boy Still Seizure-Free After Surgery In 2006

When Trevor Barron of Bethel Park was eight years old, laughing wasn’t always funny. It was a symptom of a form of epilepsy called gelastic seizures. “During the seizure, I’d get rigid for maybe 25 […]

KDKA-TV–12/09/2010