Every two minutes: A new case of epilepsy is diagnosed

The Epilepsy Foundation shows on their site that there are 200,000 cases of epilepsy diagnosed each year (it appears they are referring to the US only). To put this number into perspective, it occured to me that this really amounts to a new case diagnosed every two minutes. Other Two Minute FactsEvery two … Read More

Ideas for a movie: Submit to the Neuro Film Festival

Each year the American Academy of Neurology hosts the Neuro Film Festival as a way to shine a spotlight on the fact that one in six Americans are affected by a brain disorder such as epilepsy, Alzheimer’s disease, migraine, autism, MS, Parkinson’s disease,  ALS, stroke, and more. This festival is your opportunity to … Read More

The inside scoop on the Joey’s Song release party

After a months of hard work, the Joey’s Song album is ready, and will be released later this month. Kevin Baird and Michael Gomoll of the Joseph Gomoll Foundation would like to express their thanks to all those who helped the Foundation reach their Kickstarter goal. You helped them raise $7,620 for Joey’s Song. That … Read More

Cathy Hozack is back with another gallery show

Steaming City by Cathy Hozack 66 x 72″watercolor and acrylic on canvas If you haven’t checked out Philadelphia area artist, Cathy Hozack and her large scale watercolor masterpieces, now’s your chance. Cathy combines the impact of massive canvasses with unique acrylics and watercolors. Her work is not only striking but inspiring. Vist my earlier … Read More

Epilepsy in the Philippines

Living Well recently had visitors from the Philippines. As a way to welcome these folks, we’d like to take a minute to shine a spotlight on the Philippine League Against Epilepsy (PLAE). PLAE is recognized as the Philippines national chapter of the International League Against Epilepsy, with regional representation throughout the country. The … Read More

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