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Who’s at Fault?

July 22, 2017
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Instead of humane and compassionate treatment, doctors, hospitals and the legal system are treating epilepsy patients with little or no regard for their condition.

Here are some chilling examples:


Why You Should AVOID Going To The Hospital… (If You Can!)

March 9, 2014
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A landmark report found that medical mistakes caused as many as 98,000 deaths and more than one million injuries a year in the United States.

That report, by the Institute of Medicine, an independent group that advises the government on health matters, led to a national movement to reduce errors and make hospital stays less hazardous to patients’ health.


Children’s Brain Surgery…Preparing YOUR Child…

April 22, 2012
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There is no “welcome” sign to the world of childhood brain surgery. And the resulting combination of fear, shock, and pain is almost too much to bear.

No amount of preparation or knowledge can help to ease or minimize the situation.

But preparing a child for surgery emotionally, is one of the most important things you can do. Surgery, without proper explanations and preparation, can traumatize a child…


Hospitals Criticized For Keeping Quiet On Charity Care

May 6, 2010
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From NPR by Julie Appleby

“Too many nonprofit hospitals fail to adequately publicize their charity-care programs, two advocacy groups say in a survey report released today…


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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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