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Medical cannabis now weeks away for Texans suffering from epilepsy - WFAA



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Medical cannabis now weeks away for Texans suffering from epilepsy 
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I have a daughter who's been diagnosed with epilepsy,? explained Issy Hinojosa, a mother. ?She's on medication, but she can have two or three [seizures] in one day.? Hinojosa hopes cannabis oil can help her daughter when pharmaceuticals do not.
Texans Only Weeks Away From Medical Marijuana Sales PotNetwork (press release)

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Haley's Heros: Tullos teen raises awareness about Epilepsy - KALB News (press release)



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Haley's Heros: Tullos teen raises awareness about Epilepsy 
KALB News (press release)
Haley suffers from Epilepsy, but hasn't her whole life. "It just started randomly," Pendarvis said. "So we went to three different doctors and finally I was diagnosed in December of last year." With no family history of Epilepsy, her parents were ...

 


Sunovion highlights epilepsy heroes in reupped awareness campaign - FiercePharma



Sunovion highlights epilepsy heroes in reupped awareness campaign 
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Sunovion first partnered on the campaign with the Epilepsy Foundation and actor Greg Grunberg, whose son has epilepsy, last November, which is National Epilepsy Awareness Month. The online campaign is driven through social media on Twitter, ...

 


Durant boy, family sharing story to raise epilepsy awareness - KTEN



Durant boy, family sharing story to raise epilepsy awareness 
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Six-year-old Noah Hansen was diagnosed with epilepsy at 10 weeks old. His parents, Craig and Mallory Hansen, said he suffered some sixteen hundred seizures before undergoing surgery to prevent them. "He had surgery when he turned three in 2014 and ...

 


Indiana AG: Pot-Derived Oil Illegal Except for Epilepsy Use - U.S. News & World Report



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Indiana AG: Pot-Derived Oil Illegal Except for Epilepsy Use 
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Indiana AG: Pot-Derived Oil Illegal Except for Epilepsy Use. Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill says a marijuana-derived oil that's used as medicine for treating people with epilepsy is illegal in Indiana with one limited exception. Nov. 21, 2017, at ...
Curtis Hill: Pot-derived oil illegal except for epilepsy use Goshen News
IN AG Says Pot-Derived Oil Illegal Except For Epilepsy Patients Patch.com
Webb: Well, Indiana messed this one up Evansville Courier & Press
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'Hamilton' Star Begins 'My Shot at Epilepsy' to Raise Awareness, Funds - Chicago Tonight | WTTW



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'Hamilton' Star Begins 'My Shot at Epilepsy' to Raise Awareness, Funds 
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Inspired by the song ?My Shot? from the musical ?Hamilton,? actor Miguel Cervantes, who stars as the title character in the blockbuster's Chicago production, is challenging the public to take their ?shot? and help raise awareness and funds to find a ...

 


EpiCast Report: Epilepsy - Epidemiology Forecast to 2026 - Markets Insider



EpiCast Report: Epilepsy - Epidemiology Forecast to 2026 
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Epilepsy is a brain disorder characterized by recurrent and unpredictable seizures that are caused by sudden, disorderly, and excessive neuronal activity in the brain (WHO, 2017). It is one of the most common neurological conditions globally (WHO, 2017).

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Pensacola man with epilepsy sues for access to medical marijuana - Pensacola News Journal



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Pensacola man with epilepsy sues for access to medical marijuana 
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A Pensacola man is suing multiple Florida officials because the state missed its deadline to license several new medical marijuana treatment centers. Michael Bowen suffers from epilepsy and requires medicinal marijuana to prevent his seizures, a ...
Lawsuit: State Ignoring Medical Marijuana Law WLRN

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Epilepsy is personal for 'Hamilton' star - CNN



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Epilepsy is personal for 'Hamilton' star 
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Epilepsy is a disorder in the brain that causes seizures. According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the cause is not always known but can be the result of a head injury, a brain tumor, a stroke or an infection in the central ...

 


9 Very Early Signs of an Epileptic Seizure - Reader's Digest



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9 Very Early Signs of an Epileptic Seizure 
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"In patients, a seizure occurs when there is an abnormal burst of electrical activity in the brain that interrupts normal electrical brain function," explains Emily Klatte, MD, System Medical Chief, Epilepsy, OhioHealth Neuroscience Center at Riverside ...