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the epilepsy innovation institute ei2 through the my brain map initiative seeks to fund pilot studies that pro
The Epilepsy Innovation Institute (Ei2), through the My Brain Map initiative, seeks to fund pilot studies that propose novel exploratory ways to model seizure propagation in a personalized brain network model.
Proposal deadline extended to July 26, 2019:
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today were speaking at a briefing on capitol hill to educate staff about value assessments like that can discr
Today we’re speaking at a briefing on Capitol Hill to educate staff about value assessments like #QALYs that can discriminate against individuals with chronic conditions & people with disabilities. We’re calling on policymakers to #ValueOurHealth! @_ValueOurHealth @PIPCpatients
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join us tonight at 8 00 pm for a live chat on to learn about summer camps with guest chatter sandra cushner we
Join us tonight at 8:00 p.m. for a live chat on to learn about summer camps with guest chatter Sandra Cushner Weinstein PT, LICSW, LCSW-C. Learn more about the event and how you can join at
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recommends that adults get a minimum of 150 minutes of moderate physical activity per week what is your favor
.@HHSPrevention recommends that adults get a minimum of 150 minutes of moderate physical activity per week: What is your favorite way to exercise? #WellnessInstituteTips
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were bringing the nationwide walk to end epilepsy to sioux falls sd on june 22 this walk will support s effort
We’re bringing the nationwide Walk to END EPILEPSY to Sioux Falls, S.D., on June 22. This Walk will support @EpilepsyFdn’s efforts to establish a chapter in South Dakota to serve the 9,000 people living w/epilepsy & their families in the state.
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president dr martin j brodie md who recently won our 2019 epilepsy lifetime accelerator award reflects on the
.@IBESocialMedia president Dr. Martin J. Brodie, M.D., who recently won our 2019 Epilepsy Lifetime Accelerator Award, reflects on the goals of epilepsy treatment based on his 30+-year career in epilepsy drug development.
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we ve received a 4 star rating from charitynav check out the metrics behind our rating
We've received a 4-star rating from @CharityNav! Check out the metrics behind our rating:
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find out how the 2019 epilepsy foundation shark tank competition winners funded innovations will help people l
Find out how the 2019 Epilepsy Foundation Shark Tank Competition winners' funded innovations will help people living with epilepsy and their families.
Learn about their #EpilepsySolutions:
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are you traveling this summer do you know your seizure triggers do you have an updated seizure response plan f
Are you traveling this summer? Do you know your seizure triggers? Do you have an updated Seizure Response Plan? Find a list of questions to help you assess your risks and needs while planning for travel:
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have you tried our my seizure diary app this web amp mobile app can help you track seizures monitor triggers b
Have you tried our My Seizure Diary app? This web & mobile app can help you track seizures, monitor triggers, build reports for your health care team, & more. Register, download on your mobile device, & learn how to get started w/video guides @

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one of our major goals is to spread the word about seizure first aid find the posters and more at together let
One of our major goals is to spread the word about seizure first aid. Find the posters and more at Together, let’s #UseOurBrains to #EndEpilepsy because anyone with a brain can have a seizure and we all must do our part to keep everyone safe.
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in 2006 senator john mccain released this psa to raise my father had seizures said mccain and believe me i had
In 2006, Senator John McCain released this PSA to raise #epilepsyawareness. "My father had seizures," said McCain. "And believe me, I had nothing to fear." We will be forever grateful to him for speaking out & sharing his story
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the first line of response when a person has a seizure is to provide general care and comfort and keep the per
The first line of response when a person has a seizure is to provide general care and comfort and keep the person safe. #SeizureFirstAid is simple and anyone can do it. Download this poster as your phone’s lock screen as a reminder. #ShareMySeizure
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today is epilepsy awareness day some people celebrate by wearing purple volunteering in their community or eve
Today is Epilepsy Awareness Day. Some people celebrate by wearing purple, volunteering in their community, or even asking a building to light up purple. Show us how you are celebrating!
Learn more about epilepsy awareness around the world at
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the new film the after party inaccurately and negatively portrays people w and making fun of someone having a
The new film, “The After Party,” inaccurately and negatively portrays people w/ and . M#epilepsyaking#seizures fun of someone having a seizure is bullying at its worst! Read how we’re hoping to work with Netflix:
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november is national epilepsy awareness month lets to educate others about seizure first aid share stories to
November is National Epilepsy Awareness Month!
Let’s #UseOurBrains to #EndEpilepsy. Educate others about seizure first aid. Share stories to create understanding. Fight for the 3.4 million people living with epilepsy! Learn more and get involved at
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stay with the person keep the person safe turn the person on their side do you know all the steps to learn mor
STAY with the person. Keep the person SAFE. Turn the person on their SIDE. Do you know all the steps to #SeizureFirstAid? Learn more at and bookmark the page in your browser or on your phone for easy access when teaching others. #ShareMySeizure
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we recommend people w photosensitive epilepsy avoid visiting s profile for now due to a video that reportedly
We recommend people w/ photosensitive epilepsy avoid visiting @MileyCyrus's profile for now due to a video that reportedly has triggered seizures. We have reached out to Ms. Cyrus to ask her to remove the video & repost without strobe effects or with a warning at the beginning.
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basketball player michael has epilepsy and he is having a seizure during a game would you know what to do find
Basketball player Michael has epilepsy and he is having a seizure during a game. Would you know what to do? Find out what happens to Michael and learn #SeizureFirstAid: #ShareMySeizure
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today we join hands with those acknowledging the risks and realities of suicide on there is a higher risk of s
Today we join hands with those acknowledging the risks and realities of suicide on #WorldSuicidePreventionDay. There is a higher risk of suicide among people living with epilepsy than in the general population. Learn more and find out how to help:
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