Epilepsy

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Parents, State Sen. Fight For Legalization Of Pot To Treat Epilepsy

Parents of children with different types of epilepsy explained how medical marijuana could help their kids without the serious side effects of other drugs, at a town hall meeting in Export Tuesday night.

08/26/2014

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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

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