Article originally featured in The Gainesville Sun. Danielle Petree was months away from graduating from the University of Florida with a fine arts degree when she experienced her first seizure. She was in a metal sculpture class in February when it happe
Article originally featured on Palm Beach Post. Did you know epilepsy is a condition more people live with than autism, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, and cerebral palsy — combined? It’s true. In fact, the family of epilepsy diseases i
Article originally featured on Forbes.com written by Bruce Y. Lee There can be good reactions to a movie, and there can be bad reactions. Then, there can be really bad reactions. Many critics and fans have reacted well to the new Incredibles 2 movie. Ho
Article originally featured on FIU Biomedical Engineering Blog On Saturday, May 5th, the Epilepsy Foundation of Florida (EEOF) hosted their annual walk. EFOF assists individuals with epilepsy and seizures to overcome challenges caused by epilepsy, and pro
The Epilepsy Foundation of Florida (EFOF) was honored as a Sapphire Awards program finalist on Thursday, May 3 by the Florida Blue Foundation during its 2018 Sapphire Awards, a highlight of the Florida Blue Foundation’s annual Community Health Symposium
Article originally featured in the Miami Herald | BY SHEAH RARBACK *protected email* My friend Karen asked why I hadn’t written a column about the ketogenic diet. Her interest, as CEO of The Epilepsy Foundation of Florida, is understandable. Using a
Article originally featured on WPBF. PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — WPBF 25 News is kicking off Commitment 2018. It’s our stations promise to keep you informed leading up to the November election. Each month our team of journalists will be highlighting a
Article originally featured on Epilepsy.com The Epilepsy Foundation, Epilepsy Foundation Florida, and Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) International lead a training for law enforcement. Thursday, January 4, 2018 As first responders, law enforcement must as
The Child with Epilepsy By: Judith Siskind, Ph.D., Epilepsy Foundation of Florida Staff Psychologist Parents need to help them lead as normal a life as possible Many children with epilepsy experience few seizures and no significant learning difficulty.
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Ashley Collins, *protected email*; 239-213-6029Published 10:05 a.m. ET Nov. 17, 2017 The Epilepsy Foundation of Florida’s resource center is the first in Southwest Florida. (Photo: Ashley Collins/Staff) What was once just closet space in
NAPLES, Fla. The Naples Epilepsy Resource Center on 5450 YMCA Road opened its doors Wednesday evening to help those battling epilepsy. WINK News reporter Channing Frampton spoke to one man who’s lived with the disorder for most of his life. https://ww
Palm Beach Post Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 http://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/local/epilepsy-foundation-fighting-the-challenges-seizures/ZUbV4GSkwxDWYk1CvnWqmO/ Participants from the Epilepsy Foundation of Florida’s annual Walk the Talk for Epilepsy awaren
The Florida Times-Union Posted November 13, 2017 02:11 pm By Beth Reese Cravey http://jacksonville.com/news/health-and-fitness/2017-11-13/inspired-7-year-old-grandson-saint-johns-man-stages-benefit Grandson Steven Ippolito (shown here) was the inspiration