22 Jul
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Epilepsy In The News

Geetha Parachuru from CNN Health recently put out an article highlighting epilepsy and things everyone should know. EFGA is excited to have someone like Geetha who is so interested in helping to increase awareness for epilepsy and all who are effected by it. We hope to be sharing more articles in the future! [button link=”http://www.cnn.com/2014/07/21/health/epilepsy-symptoms-treatment/index.html?hpt=he_t2″ […]

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10 Sep
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EYC Member Wins 2014 UCB Scholarship

We are very pleased to announce that Taylor Bradish, a member of our Epilepsy Youth Council, has been chosen as a 2014 recipient for the UCB Family Epilepsy Scholarship. This is a wonderful achievement, as only 30 scholarships are awarded nationwide each year! Scholarships winners are chosen on the basis of academic excellence and a […]

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09 Apr
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EFGA Partners with Georgia Drug Card

EFGA is pleased to announce a new partnership with Georgia Drug Card to help those with epilepsy get the best deal on epilepsy medications. As a resident of Georgia, you and your family have access to a statewide Prescription Assistance Program (PAP). We realize that prescriptions can be a major expense, especially for those who have […]

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27 Mar
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A Head’s Up About Concussions

The new school year and the fall sports season are just around the corner. For parents of children with epilepsy this can create many concerns, such as making sure their child receives an education in a medically safe environment, insuring the student receives any accommodation their child may need in the classroom and creating a […]

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09 Apr
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EYC Member Honors Purple Day

Epilepsy Youth Council member Taylor recently created an epilepsy education and awareness video, ”Fighting Purple” as a part of her senior project. The video was played on the internal TV system of the school on Purple Day (March 26), reaching more than 1,000 of her classmates. Taylor’s project was judged as one of the top […]

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26 Mar
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Eastern Closing Now Offering Donation to EFGA for Every Closing

Eastern Closing Services is happy to announce they are partnering with EFGA by giving back by donating a portion of each closing they do! Eastern Closing Services, LLC prides itself on courteous personal service. Eastern specializes in real estate closings, whether purchases or refinances, residential and commercial transactions, real estate title searches, title insurance including […]

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27 Mar
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Featured On WSB TV

 EFGA Board Member and Professional Advisory Board Member Featured On WSB TV Segment Doctors say some generic medications can have a dangerous downside. Watch as Dr. Larry Seiden, PAB Chair, discusses the warnings and precautions patients should take before taking generic medications. To watch the video, follow this link to WSB TV’s website. Thank you […]

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27 Mar
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WebEase Now Available

WebEase (Web Epilepsy, Awareness, Support and Education) was developed by a team of Emory University researchers and physicians who treat persons with epilepsy. The program does not tell you what to do, rather it guides you toward making decisions on taking your medications, managing stress and getting a good night’s sleep. You are encouraged to […]

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27 Mar
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Dravet Syndrome Foundation: Steps Toward A Cure 2013

Join us at this year’s Steps Toward A Cure: Atlanta, GA on Saturday, October 12th from 8am to 11am. Proceeds benefit Dravet Syndrome Foundation(DSF) whose mission is to raise money for research of Dravet syndrome and related childhood epilepsy/seizure disorders. This fun, family-friendly event includes a brief family walk, refreshments, kids activities, and raffle. The […]

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25 Mar
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Stuart Staton Memorial Fund

The Epilepsy Foundation of Georgia is honored to announce the development of the Stuart Staton Memorial Fund. Mr. Staton’s family have been so generous in offering to match donations made in Mr. Staton’s memory up to $35,000 to help EFGA provide programs and services to the more than 150,000 Georgians living with epilepsy. Through this […]

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