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How Chelsea Kerstens faced — and overcame — epilepsy’s challenges

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When Chelsea Kerstens scaled a 4,500-foot side of the Grand Canyon as a participant in Epilepsy Durham Region’s Epic Climb in October, it was one more challenge she … Continue Reading →


Parents, students urged to take survey about epilepsy support in schools

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Epilepsy Ontario is urging parents of elementary and high-school students living with epilepsy — as well as high-school students who have the condition — to participate in an … Continue Reading →


Epilepsy awareness raised from Epic Climb ‘priceless’

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Fourteen people representing Epilepsy Durham Region recently scaled a side of the Grand Canyon, raising more than $50,000 to support the agency’s pediatric management program. However, the greatest … Continue Reading →


Online toolkit designed to help employers of people with epilepsy

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A first-of-its-kind online toolkit is now available to provide training and resources to companies and organizations that have employees with epilepsy. Developed by Epilepsy Toronto, the epilepsy@work toolkit … Continue Reading →


Researcher speaks about recent study on neurological conditions and their impact on Canadians

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On Sept. 11, the results of a first-of-its-kind study examining the impact neurological conditions like epilepsy have on affected people, their families and the greater health-care system, were … Continue Reading →


CLAE conference will bring to light latest discoveries in epilepsy research

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The upcoming Canadian League Against Epilepsy (CLAE) conference will be an opportunity for attendees to learn about the latest discoveries in epilepsy research, says its main organizer. Neurologist … Continue Reading →


EpLink study aims to alleviate depression in people with epilepsy

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A study undertaken as part of the Ontario Brain Institute’s (OBI’s) EpLink program is seeking to provide help to people living with epilepsy who are also experiencing symptoms … Continue Reading →


Gino Piazza setting sights to beat his marathon fundraising record

From left to right, Melanie Jeffrey, Elisa McFarlane and Lawton Osler pose with their Team Epilepsy Ontario T-shirts.

Last year, Gino Piazza was Epilepsy Ontario’s top fundraiser during the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, raising $3,252 for the organization. He aims to exceed that number during the … Continue Reading →


Late sister’s legacy inspires student

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Courtney Tobin’s life changed forever on May 19, 2012. It was the day her 23-year-old sister, Chelsea, passed away from sudden unexplained death in epilepsy (SUDEP). It was … Continue Reading →


New report on neurological conditions provides road map to improve lives

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A first-of-its-kind report published Sept. 11 outlines the impact neurological conditions like epilepsy have on affected people, their families and the greater health-care system. The findings provide researchers, … Continue Reading →