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Girl has blunt message for Aetna after her brain surgery request was denied - CNN



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Girl has blunt message for Aetna after her brain surgery request was denied 
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The Pressman family and, separately, Jennifer Rittereiser, a 44-year-old mom who has struggled with seizures since she was 10, approached CNN in recent weeks after they were both denied, by Aetna, for laser ablation surgery, a minimally invasive ...
Girl has blunt message for insurance company after brain surgery request denied WGN-TV
'Screw you': Girl has blunt message after Aetna denies request for brain surgery Fox 59

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'Screw you': Girl to insurance company after brain surgery request denied - wtvr.com



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'Screw you': Girl to insurance company after brain surgery request denied 
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Phil Gattone, the president and CEO of the Epilepsy Foundation, said insurance denials and other barriers to treatment have become a common battle for thousands of Americans with seizure disorders. Gattone knows first-hand the pain of what Cara's ...

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How to live with epilepsy in NYC - Metro US



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How to live with epilepsy in NYC 
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Some people may have epilepsy that is more difficult to control. Fortunately, the majority of people with epilepsy are well-controlled with medications. Is it something that you are born with, or something that can come on later in age? One can develop ...

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AI spots epilepsy seizures in advance - Futurity: Research News



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AI spots epilepsy seizures in advance 
Futurity: Research News
?Epilepsy is a neurologic condition that can be incredibly debilitating,? says Cook. ?It prevents some patients from doing simple activities such as getting a driver's license or swimming. This technology has the potential to improve millions of lives ...

 


Menarche Tied to Seizure Onset - MedPage Today



Menarche Tied to Seizure Onset 
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Boys also suffer more seizures during late-childhood and adolescence, Herzog said, another trend suggesting hormones are a factor for seizure onset in epilepsy. "We need to look at the whole puberty process and this massive increase in hormone ...

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Epilepsy in the Courtroom - Healio



Epilepsy in the Courtroom 
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Epilepsy is a diverse family of disorders with wide variations in clinical presentations depending on seizure type and etiology. When individuals diagnosed with epilepsy commit a violent act, it is commonly unrelated to a seizure (inter-ictal violence ...

 


'Sink Seizures' benefit game will feature Cathedral player back on court after brain surgery - Fox 59



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'Sink Seizures' benefit game will feature Cathedral player back on court after brain surgery 
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Doctors removed a part of James' brain a few months ago to try and stop the seizures. He ran back out onto the court less than a month later. This weekend, James is playing with his teammates in a ?Sink Seizures? game to hopefully help reduce the ...

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Busy school nurses face complex student needs - Press Herald



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Busy school nurses face complex student needs 
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In the Winthrop School District, Miville is currently overseeing 122 students with asthma, 51 with anxiety or depression, 36 with life-threatening allergies, seven with seizure disorders, and six with diabetes, she wrote in an email. She was not ...

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Breaking the stigma surrounding epilepsy: How surgery can cure the disorder - Becker's Hospital Review



Breaking the stigma surrounding epilepsy: How surgery can cure the disorder 
Becker's Hospital Review
During a seizure, the brain experiences several bursts of electrical activity that cause symptoms ranging from a loss of awareness to an inability to talk to a tensing or even weakening of muscles, depending on the type of seizure, according to the ...

 


As Zogenix Develops Its Seizure Treatment Pipeline, Analyst Predicts More Upside - Benzinga



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As Zogenix Develops Its Seizure Treatment Pipeline, Analyst Predicts More Upside 
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(See Butler's track record here.) The results from Zogenix' second Phase 3 trial are expected to be released in the second quarter of 2018, Butler said. An NDA submission is likely in the second half of 2018, the analyst said. Butler estimates U.S ...