Epilepsy Talk

The Best of Wishes…

December 24, 2018
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“Open the door and come on in,

I’m so happy to see you again…”


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Clinical Trials — International Database

January 28, 2017
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There’s a whole treasure trove of clinical trials information now available as a free service of the National Institutes of Health, developed by the National Library of Medicine (NLM).

ClinicalTrials.gov is a web-based resource that provides patients, family members, health care professionals, researchers, and the public with easy access to information on publicly and privately supported clinical studies on a wide range of diseases and conditions.

Presently, there are 131,167 studies with locations in 179 countries, including the U.S. Studies are easy to search for by topic and location.


Epilepsy — Top Financial and Medical Assistance Programs

May 15, 2016
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With so many people at the end of their resources, we could all use a helping hand.

Below is my attempt to research viable resources for financial and medication aid…


Top Seizure Apps For Smartphones…

August 2, 2015
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A recent study published in the International Journal of Epilepsy has found that certain smartphone apps might aid those with epilepsy.

These apps include seizure diaries as well as medication trackers with reminders to take the next pill.

Apps are available to answer any question patients with epilepsy might have and to remind doctors about drug interactions to watch out for.

Most of them are free of charge.


DISABLED? DO YOU WANT TO WORK?

December 8, 2013
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Are You A Social Security Beneficiary? Do you want to work?

Learn about the “Ticket To Work”!

The Ticket To Work Program can help Social Security beneficiaries go to work, get a good job that may lead to a career, save more money, and become financially independent, all while they keep their health coverage.


No-Cost or Low-Cost Drugs and Patient Assistance Programs

May 23, 2012
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Today, things are constantly changing. Especially when it comes to epilepsy medications and resources.

Some companies have expanded their programs or even offer new ones. Others have cut their funds, and sadly others have ceased to exist.

Here’s a new and comprehensive list…


FREE Legal Resources

September 19, 2010
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I think that pro bono legal aid is perhaps more difficult to find than almost anything else in this country, except perhaps, FREE medical care. But here are six resources where you can find FREE legal aid and assistance.


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    Phylis Feiner Johnson

    Phylis Feiner Johnson

    I've been a professional copywriter for over 35 years. I also had epilepsy for decades. My mission is advocacy; to increase education, awareness and funding for epilepsy research. Together, we can make a huge difference. If not changing the world, at least helping each other, with wisdom, compassion and sharing.

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