epilepsy

Hyperdrive
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Mike Dougherty
December 16, 2019 - 10:14 am
The new Star Wars movie opens in theaters this week, and Disney has issued a warning that some scenes could trigger seizures in some people with epilepsy. A neurologist from Temple has some advice for moviegoers about what to do. Read more here.
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Star Wars
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CNN
December 10, 2019 - 12:58 pm
"Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker," the highly anticipated conclusion to the Skywalker saga, could trigger seizures in photosensitive people. Read more here.
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Montgomery county courthouse in Norristown, Pa.
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Carol MacKenzie
November 22, 2019 - 4:28 pm
A Montgomery County mother was held in contempt of court while she apparently had a full-blown seizure during her child custody proceeding. Read the exclusive story here.
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Cameron Boyce
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July 31, 2019 - 11:20 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles County coroner's office says Disney actor Cameron Boyce died unexpectedly from epilepsy. An autopsy report released Tuesday states the "Descendants" star was found unresponsive at home on July 6, and later pronounced dead at the scene. Boyce's family said...
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Maddie Gebert
Temple University Athletics
Matt Leon
April 13, 2019 - 5:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Temple University women's lacrosse team will visit Cincinnati Saturday in American Athletic Conference play. The Owls are led by junior attacker Maddie Gebert, who has scored a team high 24 goals in 12 games this season. It has become quite apparent that there is...
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Dreamstime
March 12, 2019 - 3:30 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There are numerous disorders that impact the brain — everything from depression and anxiety to epilepsy. One of the frustrating elements with brain-based...
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