Casey Schorr didn't always have epilepsy. His seizures started when he was 12. "It kept getting worse and worse, even on the medications, which is why they started doubling them and tripling them,"...
About two-thirds of people with epilepsy are able to stop seizures with medications. But another third, like Casey Schorr, don’t respond well. Andrew Ko, head of the UW Medicine Functional and...
A 71-year-old man experienced seizures more and more frequently until they were occurring several times an hour. That's when he decided to drive himself from western Washington to the Seattle...
“Congenital heart disease” sounds like one condition, but the term applies to upward of 20 structural abnormalities , such as malformed chambers and incomplete vessel junctions. For decades, the...
UW Medicine and Seattle Children’s will be part of the expansion of the National Institutes of Health Undiagnosed Diseases Network, the NIH announced today, Sept 24. The two Seattle institutions...
Is it true that vaccinations increase antibodies and provide herd immunity? Vaccinations work by training the body’s immune system and increasing protective antibodies. Vaccines teach the immune...
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Pediatric nurse practitioner Barb Moravec with young male patient at the Pediatrics Clinic at Harborview. Medical Center Credit: Clare McLean
Casey Schorr was desperate to take back control of his life after epilepsy resulted in debilitating seizures.
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A physician with young child at Valley Medical Center's Highlands Clinic.
The guideline for pediatric mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention outlines specific actions for healthcare providers to improve care. Dr....