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Mandatory drug-shortage reporting a good start, but don’t stop there: Daryl Yeo


Daryl Yeo recalls the day in January 2013 when he learned of a clobazam shortage from an Epilepsy Ontario newsletter and had to contact his daughter, Lindsay, to … Continue Reading →

Amherstburg mother a true champion of epilepsy awareness


Deanna Sinasac has worked tirelessly to raise epilepsy awareness in Amherstburg, Ont., especially among students and staff at her daughter’s primary school. Her daughter, Alexis, is a Grade … Continue Reading →

Pharma companies will be federally mandated to report drug shortages


The federal government announced Feb. 10 that Canadian pharmaceutical companies must post all actual and anticipated medication shortages in coming months, a move that is welcomed by the … Continue Reading →

Surgery helps Steve Rutledge celebrate 25 years of being seizure-free


Sept. 4, 1990 is a day that’s etched into Steve Rutledge’s memory. This was the day Rutledge received neurosurgery to address his epilepsy. It was a day that … Continue Reading →

Neurosurgery gives Cathleen Townsend’s life a ‘360-degree change’


One year ago at this time, Cathleen Townsend was having up to 15 seizures per day. Then she had life-changing surgery last April. She’s not had a seizure … Continue Reading →

Sharing your story about epilepsy can make a difference


One of the great things about having the Voices of Epilepsy news program is that Epilepsy Ontario can help people share their inspirational stories about how they’ve conquered … Continue Reading →

Weekend exhibit will raise awareness of epilepsy and brain research


Epilepsy Ontario, Epilepsy Toronto and Epilepsy Durham Region are collaborating this weekend to bring an interactive display about epilepsy to BRAINFest, a family-friendly celebration of brain research at … Continue Reading →

2014 sees gains made in epilepsy research


The past 12 months have seen significant gains made in epilepsy research, with many studies offering newfound hope for people living with seizure disorders. Genomic testing At the … Continue Reading →

Epilepsy Ontario sees another year of successful advocacy


Advocacy was once again a strong point for Epilepsy Ontario in 2014, with the organization playing a leading role in furthering awareness of the issues facing people living … Continue Reading →