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27 Apr
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WWE C.A.R.E. Seminar Series Event

WWE C.A.R.E. Seminar Series Event Neurologic Co-morbidities in Women with Epilepsy My Epilepsy Story invites all healthcare professionals and students to REGISTER TODAY for the next installment in the W.E….

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Dr. Anup Patel Headshot
05 May
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WWE C.A.R.E. Series: Featuring Dr. Anup Patel

My Epilepsy Story PRESENTS Dr. Anup Patel: “Importance of Proper Transition From Pediatric to Adult Neurology” Two years ago, My Epilepsy Story interviewed Dr. Anup Patel, Section Chief of Pediatric Neurology…

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02 May
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Dr. Whitney Woodhall’s Story

Meet Dr. Whitney Woodhall, a Nationwide Children’s Resident 1. Tell Us About Yourself. I am originally from western MI, and came to Ohio for my pediatric neurology residency at Nationwide…

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26 Feb
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MONEAD Study Group (2020) Summary

MONEAD Study Group Maternal Outcomes and Neurodevelopmental Effects of Antiepileptic Drugs The Ohio State University Medical Center’s Epilepsy Team held a journal club on the recently published article: Pennell PB, French JA,…

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01 Jan
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Ohio State University & MES Partnership

We are excited to announce our partnership with The Ohio State University, Wexner Medical Center to EMPOWER women and girls living with epilepsy in 2021. Their center includes physicians, whom…

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25 Nov
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Thanksgiving 2020: Safer At Home

Thanksgiving 2020 2020 has been a long, eventful year with the Covid-19 pandemic. Many will be tempted to reconnect with family and friends across the country or your home state…

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17 Nov
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IT’S NOT JUST SEIZURESTM: Quality of Life Survey

Seizure Tracker IT’S NOT JUST SEIZURESTM (INJS) Initiative Epilepsy is so much more than just a medical diagnosis. Quality of life can often be overlooked and the impact of living…

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28 Aug
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Epilepsy Caregiver Support Guide

“I will never forget the first time I saw my wife have a seizure. I felt pure panic, fear, confusion, uncertainty, and most of all helplessness. My knowledge of epilepsy…

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29 Jul
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Homeschool vs. Traditional School during COVID-19

COVID-19 has ushered in a new normal in many aspects of our lives.  Along with the drastic changes in our basic social behavior and habits there are many new questions…

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Dr. McAuley
22 Jul
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Dr. McAuley’s Story

In my crazy busy weekly schedule, I look forward to Wednesday mornings.  I enthusiastically anticipate this 4-hour block of time as I know I will be working in our outpatient…

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07 Jul
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The “Doctor Is In” but Should I Go?

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought unprecedented changes in how patients can receive medical care and access their physicians.  Although telemedicine has been around for several years, use has been limited,…

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09 Jun
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Addressing Healthcare Disparities in Women with Epilepsy

My Epilepsy Story (MES) was founded based off inequities of research into epilepsy and women’s health, and the consequences of being in an under researched patient population. We see a…

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06 May
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5 Ways to Help Your Child Cope

Are You a Recently Furloughed or Laid-Off Parent? We live in uncertain times as we are confronted with the collateral damage of the COVID19 pandemic. I understand that not only is…

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01 May
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Nurse Rachel Ward-Mitchell’s Story

I started working with people with epilepsy without any intention to make it my specialty. I took a position as a nurse at the University of Kentucky on a busy…

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28 Apr
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Fiscally Surviving Covid-19

CARES ACT (2020) + Unemployment Benefits Millions of Americans have been either laid off or furloughed, and are thus without a reliable source of income. The global Covid-19 pandemic has…

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03 Apr
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MES Online Support Group

Join Us Every Week! My Epilepsy Story is launching a weekly Online Support Group!  In this globally chaotic time anything can become or seem overwhelming. Whether you have questions about…

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International Women With Epilepsy Day Events
25 Feb
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2nd Annual International Women With Epilepsy Day!

Facebook Twitter Google-plus Linkedin Instagram Join Us on March 1st To celebrate International Women With Epilepsy Day, My Epilepsy Story will be hosting a Live Chat via Zoom on March…

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22 Dec
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Season of Giving 2019

Thank you all for your support this past year! Thank your for supporting our mission to advocate, educate, and research for women and girls living with epilepsy! Your contributions this…

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23 Oct
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Heather’s Story

My story with epilepsy began right after my daughter turned two years old.  She suddenly started turning blue, staring, and became lethargic. Over six months of testing, the episodes went…

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17 Oct
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Melissa’s Story

My epilepsy story didn’t start until 2012. At that time, I had my first seizure, but did not know it was a seizure.  About 2 weeks later, I had 2…

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09 Oct
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Betty’s Story

My name is Betty and I have had epilepsy since I was 2 years old. I was not allowed to do anything because of my epilepsy, so it made me…

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25 Sep
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Rachel’s Story

 My name is Rachel and I am from Louisiana. I was diagnosed with Epilepsy in January of 2015. I was 26 years old at the time. It started one afternoon…

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07 Jan
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Epilepsy in Latinx Community

How Social Stigma Affects Quality of Healthcare in Latinx Community Introduction Epilepsy is a historically misunderstood disease. While professionals are more knowledgeable, community and general knowledge is highly lacking. Approximately…

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