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Greg Grunberg, star of NBC's Heroes
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Epilepsy USA magazine

John Travolta and Kelly Preston’s Tragic Loss
The Epilepsy Foundation sends its sincerest condolences to the Travolta family. We were saddened to learn about the death of actors John Travolta and Kelly Preston’s 16-year-old son, Jett, on January 2 in the Bahamas. » Learn more

Seizure-Related Causes of Death and Preventative Measures
Deaths from seizures are uncommon, but do occur. People with seizure disorders (epilepsy) have an increased risk of death due to accidents from seizures such as drowning and other causes such as status epilepticus. » Learn more

Epilepsy USA Issue 6

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TheCaregivers Issue

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What causes a seizure?

Learn about what happens in the brain during a seizure. Also, find out about types of seizures, medications, first aid and more.

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Epilepsy Legal Defense Fund

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Our Jeanne A. Carpenter Epilepsy Legal Defense Fund helps fight discrimination in employment, education andother areas.

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