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Fundraiser makes grocery store trip easier

...be challenging, because I have two other kids as well," said Jaime Bentley, whose middle child, Jema, has intractable epilepsy and cerebral palsy.But the members of Girl Scout Troop 4140 are hoping to turn the trip to the store into a better experience...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-21/fundraiser-makes-grocery-store-trip-eas
State
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
Who's next? Pot changes won't stop with Washington

...over 80 percent for all age groups.State lawmakers voted this year to legalize a strain of low-potency marijuana to treat epilepsy and cancer patients.New York: medicalNew York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill over the weekend making his state the 23rd...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-09/whos-next-pot-changes-wont-stop-washing
State
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

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