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Community Donation Center Offers Convenient New Way to Support Epilepsy Services
Published on March 22, 2011

For 65 years, the Chicagoland community has generously supported the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago in its mission to provide programs and services for the more than 125,000 people in the Chicago area living with epilepsy and their families, and fund vital research to find a cure. Recently, the Foundation announced a new way for […]

Researchers: “One in 26 Will Develop Epilepsy”
Published on March 22, 2011

Epilepsy, a common and serious neurologic disorder that affects millions of people, is not getting the public attention and funding for research it deserves, according to an editorial on a study published in the January 4, 2011, print issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. “Epilepsy has a major impact […]

Young Chicagoan Takes Epilepsy Awareness Message to Washington DC
Published on March 22, 2011

When twelve-year-old Chicagoan Jonathan Ramirez visits Washington DC at the end of this month, he’ll be doing more than just taking in the sights and sounds of our nation’s capital. He’ll be meeting with members of Congress, in order to educate them on what it means to be a young person growing up with epilepsy, […]