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 →


Webinar to examine correlation between hormones and epilepsy in women

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A webinar hosted by Epilepsy Ontario on Sept. 18 at 7 p.m. will examine issues surrounding female hormones and how they affect women living with a seizure disorder. … Continue Reading →


Student moving forward following epilepsy diagnosis

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This past Purple Day, March 26, Duncan Green did something he’d never done before — he publicly shared his experience with epilepsy. In a classroom in front of … Continue Reading →


Mother attests to Summerfest’s value; golf fundraiser brings in $5K for annual camp

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Philippa Howell says attending Summerfest for four years has helped her daughter, Georgina, enhance her social skills and build self-confidence while enjoying a summer camp experience at Camp … Continue Reading →


Important Survey: People with epilepsy asked to share their perspectives on treatments

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Epilepsy Ontario is inviting adults living with epilepsy, or caregivers of people living with the condition, to participate in a survey about their experiences with epilepsy as well … Continue Reading →


Epilepsy Ontario, long-term care providers collaborating to enhance resident care

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Two long-term care providers have agreed to assist Epilepsy Ontario with a survey to help determine caregivers’ knowledge of seizure disorders. The intent is to gain a better … Continue Reading →