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2021 Top-Ranked Pediatric Hospitals for Neurology & Neurosurgery

January 13, 2021
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The U.S. News & World Report’s annual survey of hospitals is considered the pre-eminent source for excellence.

For the 2021 evaluations, fifty pediatric centers were ranked for their ability to deal with serious neurological problems. Included were epilepsy, head trauma and brain tumors.


Traumatic Brain Injuries and Epilepsy — What You Need to Know

February 16, 2019
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In a fraction of a second, head trauma can dramatically change a person’s life.

Head trauma caused by falls, physical abuse, violence, vehicle crashes and sporting accidents, not to mention modern warfare.

However, it’s important to realize that not all head injuries, even severe ones, result in seizures. And seizures frequently occur in people who haven’t experienced head trauma.

But close associations do exist between head trauma and seizures — as much as twelve times as opposed to someone without a head trauma.


Have You Had A Concussion?

March 30, 2014
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In a fraction of a second, head trauma can dramatically change your life.

It can be a boink on the head, a fall, sports activities, or a car accident — among many other possibilities.


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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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