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Run or walk for epilepsy Sunday

...this year's Northwest Run/Walk for Epilepsy at noon on Sunday, June 20 at Twin Lakes...fundraise for and enhance awareness about epilepsy and seizure disorders. The annual event...largest community fundraiser for the Epilepsy Foundation Northwest and benefits uncompensated...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061810/out_655826146.shtml
outdoors
House begins to debate abortion funding bill

...one of 21 different conditions, such as coma, seizures and epilepsy.It also includes what has been called a "catch-all" option...medication needed by women with conditions like bipolar disorder and epilepsy "can be highly dangerous to a developing fetus. Without funding...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-11/house-begins-debate-abortion-funding-bi
State | AK legislature
House Finance takes up abortion funding

...physical health. That could mean a serious risk of death or "impairment of a major bodily function" due to conditions including epilepsy, congestive heart failure, coma, renal disease that requires dialysis, or 17 other conditions.The bills also include...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-26/house-finance-takes-abortion-funding
State | AK legislature
No more state funding for elective abortions

...covered. Some of those conditions include severe preeclampsia, convulsions, sickle cell anemia, severe kidney infection, epilepsy and congestive heart failure.A doctor must either certify that the pregnancy was caused by rape or incest or that the pregnancy...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-07/no-more-medicaid-funding-elective-abort
State
8-year-old donates hair to kids in need

...Vizhunz Salon, where she had 12 inches of hair cut off to donate.Hanna knows how much a helping hand means. She has severe epilepsy and was recently diagnosed with Asperger syndrome, a form of autism."She went through a hard summer," Kathy Moody said...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-02/8-year-old-donates-hair-kids-need
State
Health agency proposes new abortion regulations

...continuation of her pregnancy due to "impairment of a major bodily function," such as renal disease that requires dialysis, epilepsy, congestive heart failure, a pregnancy not implanted in the uterine cavity and a coma.Comments are being taken on the new...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-08-19/health-agency-proposes-new-abortion-reg
State
Senate Dems slam abortion bill as 'offensive'

...Fabe named several medical conditions that could be complicated by pregnancy, including diabetes, sickle cell anemia and epilepsy. Those are included in a list within S.B. 49 of conditions that "'serious risk to the life or physical health' includes...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-02-13/senate-dems-slam-abortion-bill-offensiv
State
State Senate passes abortion bill

...physical health. That could mean a serious risk of death or "impairment of a major bodily function" due to such things as epilepsy, congestive heart failure, coma or renal disease that requires dialysis.Payment would not be made for "elective" abortions...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-04-10/state-senate-passes-abortion-bill
State
Not just lap dogs

...persons with service animals look disabled; they may have an invisible disability such as a hearing impairment, fibromyalgia, epilepsy, autism or some other physical or mental condition that qualifies them to have a service animal. Dogs with vests imprinted...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020706/let_20060207016.shtml
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...number one preventable cause of death of children and young adults. They are also the a major cause of permanent brain damage, epilepsy and spinal cord injuries. A sudden stop at only 30 miles per hour can cause the same crushing force on your child's brain...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/050800/Ope_mcltr.shtml

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