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  • MONDAY, FEB. 22, 2016

    Public health education on epilepsy-related death prevention remains inadequate, experts say

    In a recent editorial in Neurology, the journal of the American Academy of Neurology, a group of experts sounded the alarm on what they call a greatly underestimated problem. “Despite …


  • MONDAY, JAN. 18, 2016, 12:37 P.M.

    Four Idaho kids have qualified to take marijuana-derived epilepsy drug

    Four Idaho children are now taking a drug derived from marijuana to treat severe epilepsy under a limited state program, Idaho lawmakers learned Monday, and 18 more kids are being …


  • SUNDAY, JULY 26, 2015

    Doug Clark: Amy Biviano takes up fight against epilepsy

    One October night during her 2014 campaign for Spokane County treasurer, Amy Biviano began to feel the telltale sensations of a seizure coming on. The timing couldn’t have sucked more.


  • THURSDAY, JUNE 13, 2013

    Event advances epilepsy profile, research

    Most residents know lilac is Spokane’s color. But most probably don’t know that lilac or purple is also the color of epilepsy awareness. Chris Engle knows. Engle was diagnosed with …


  • THURSDAY, APRIL 18, 2013

    Judge gives burglar maximum sentence

    Testifying as a victim, a federal judge Wednesday explained how a prolific South Hill burglar traumatized his family, forcing him night after night to explain to his young children that …


  • SUNDAY, MAY 23, 2010

    Girl undergoes brain surgery

    So many things can happen to kids as they grow up. They fall out of trees. They get chicken pox and blisters and hit in the head with balls. They …


  • THURSDAY, MAY 20, 2010

    Girl undergoes brain surgery

    So many things can happen to kids as they grow up. They fall out of trees. They get chicken pox and blisters and hit in the head with balls. They …


  • TUESDAY, DEC. 16, 2008

    Epilepsy medicine can hamper sex life

    Q. Does Topamax cause complete lack of sexual desire? And I do mean complete! A. Topamax (topiramate) is prescribed for epilepsy, but it also is used to prevent migraine headaches. …


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